Aspyr Media has begun shipping Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Gold
Edition for Mac (US$49.99). Released in partnership with 2K Games, a
publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Civilization IV:
Gold Edition, featuring both Civilization IV and Civilization IV:
Warlords, will arrive on retail store shelves later this week.

Here’s how the game is described: “Sid Meier’s Civilization IV is the
ultimate strategy game offering players the chance to lead their
chosen nation from the dawn of man through the space age and become
the greatest ruler the world has ever known. Civilization IV: Gold
Edition takes this award winning experience to a new level by
combining both Civilization IV and the combat-focused Warlords
Expansion pack in one box.

“Sid Meier’s Civilization IV comes-to-life like never before in a
beautifully detailed, living 3D world that expands the gameplay
experience. This latest installment takes the franchise to new
heights with the addition of new ways to play and win, new tools to
manage and expand your civilization, all-new easy to use mod
capabilities and various multiplayer modes and options.”

Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Warlords is the first expansion pack for
the Firaxis Games’ title, Civilization IV. Paying homage to some of
history’s greatest military leaders, the expansion delivers eight
scenarios, giving players the chance to change the course of history
with the help of their new powerful “warlord” unit. Civilization IV:
Warlords includes new civilizations, leaders, units, and wonders that
offer even more fun and exciting ways for players to expand their
civilization’s military power as they strive for world domination.

Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Gold Edition is rated “E10+” by the ESRB
for Everyone 10 and older. It requires Mac OS X 10.4.6 or higher. For
more information or to order your copy today, go here: