...to ensure higher quality/standards for the future of the Civilization series. Lauding the game in its current state doesn't do anyone any good - and it's part of the reason why the AI is still abysmal. http://www.quartertothree.com/fp/20...t-quite-get-beyond-civilization-v/#more-33473 While you might not agree with his final score (2/5), this is the first review I've read where I got the impression that the reviewer actually sunk a decent amount of hours into the game. He goes into details that are merely glossed over or not even mentioned in the majority of 'professional' reviews that have seen BE average around 8/10 overall. Mainly agree with his points regarding how the problems of Civ V haven't been fixed, while additional layers of complexity have been added, resulting in the AI's continued, poor performance.