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BradyGames Official Sid Meier's Civilization® V: Gods & Kings Strategy Guide Now Available

Indianapolis, IN – June 29, 2012 – BradyGames is pleased to announce the official Sid Meier's Civilization® V: Gods & Kings Strategy Guide. Released on June 19, 2012, Civilization V: Gods & Kings is the massive expansion pack for Civilization V, the latest installment in the popular turn-based strategy franchise from 2K Games and Firaxis Games. Achieve world domination with the official BradyGames guide as it covers the updates and changes from Civilization V Game of the Year Edition, all Civilization V downloadable content, and the robust Gods & Kings expansion.

Signature Series Features (9780744014068, $19.99, 8.5” x 11”, 352 pages):
The Principles of Victory - Sets you on the path of conquest, starting with early exploration tips and ending with your civilization ruling the world.
Multiplayer Civilization - Tactics for gaining an edge against human opponents!
Total Coverage - Get the revised and updated Civilization V guide, as well as coverage of the new features introduced through downloadable content and the Gods & Kings expansion in one convenient guide!
New information also includes - New Units, Buildings, and Wonders, Religion & Espionage Mechanics, Scenarios, and Mercantile & Religious City-States.

Visit to purchase the Sid Meier's Civilization® V: Gods & Kings Strategy Guide today.

About 2K
Founded in 2005, 2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment for console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets through its three divisions: 2K Games, 2K Sports, and 2K Play that are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services. 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including first-person shooters, action, role-playing, real-time strategy, sports, casual, and family entertainment. The 2K label has some of the most talented development studios in the world today, including Firaxis Games, Visual Concepts, Irrational Games, 2K Marin, 2K Australia, 2K Czech, Cat Daddy Games, and 2K China. In just a few short years, 2K launched the 2007 Game of the Year - BioShock®; published the critically acclaimed Borderlands™; continued the award-winning Sid Meier’s Civilization® series; delivered the #1 rated and #1 selling basketball franchise with NBA® 2K*; and broke new ground in the family entertainment market with its multi-million unit selling hit Carnival Games. 2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). For more information, please visit

*According to 2008 - 2012 and The NPD Group estimates of U.S. retail video game sales through May 2012.

About Firaxis Games
Firaxis Games™ is one of the world’s premier game development studios, and home of legendary designer Sid Meier. Firaxis has developed some of the most successful and award-winning computer and video games on the market today including: Sid Meier’s Civilization® Revolution™ for console, iPhone®, iPod Touch®, iPad® and Nintendo DS™; 2005 PC Game of the Year - Sid Meier’s Civilization IV®; the expansions Civilization IV: Warlords®; Civilization IV: Beyond The Sword™ and Civilization IV: Colonization™; the blockbuster Sid Meier’s Civilization® III series; Sid Meier’s Pirates!® (Windows PC, Xbox 360® and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system); Sid Meier’s SimGolf™ and Sid Meier’s Railroads!™. Firaxis legacy titles include the Sid Meier's Civil War Series! ™ (Gettysburg!, Antietam!, and South Mountain), and the Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri® series. In 2005, Firaxis Games was acquired by Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., joining its 2K publishing label. The company most recently released Sid Meier’s Civilization® V for Windows PC to great critical acclaim; Sid Meier’s Civilization World™ for Facebook; and is currently developing XCOM: Enemy Unknown for Windows PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3 system.

About BradyGames Headquartered in Indianapolis, BradyGames creates high-quality video game strategy content for a wide range of games on all platforms and works with industry partners including Blizzard Entertainment, Activision, Rockstar, 2K Games, Capcom USA, Inc, Microsoft, Sony, and Warner Bros., among others. BradyGames understands what gamers – both casual and hardcore – want and need from strategy guides and apps, and each product is custom-tailored to the look and feel of the game title. Every guide features in-depth content, detailed screen captures and quick reference and strategy tips. BradyGames is an imprint of Dorling Kindersley within the Penguin division of Pearson plc. (NYSE: PSO)


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