What I don't understand is how virtually none of the multitude of valid complaints raised by the playing community made it into the major reviews of Civ V. For those of us who loved Civ IV and who have been waiting for this game for ages, Civ V is just a huge disappointment. The only ones who are overtly positive about it seem to be newbies to the series, but I am sure that the fun will wear off very soon for them, and if they like Civ V they'll be blown away by Civ IV. The Civ series is so ubiquitous you'd think the major reviewers could at least let it be reviewed by a fan? How could they get it so wrong? That fat smug bald guy from IGN video reviews keeps popping into my head. He assured me this was what I'd been waiting for. I trusted you fat bald guy. Not only you but most of you reviewers. Are you that much in the pocket of the games industry? This is such a bad error of judgement (if you can call it that) that I think we all deserve a public apology, and they should retract their reviews. I really hope there is a public backlash on these idiots.