So, my weekend and working schedule has been THOROUGHLY devastated by the release of the latest expansion for Civ 5, “Brave New World”. The expansion adds a hell of a lot in the way of game mechanics and a swathe of new content to the game, radically altering the way in which you play it. Particularly improved are options for cultural victory, for spying and for trading, making it more manageable than ever to become a massively influential empire without the need to conquer the crap out of your neighbours. read more