For many years, playing computer games was my #1 hobby. This is something I mostly resolved a few years ago, and I now rarely play games, and then only on my iPhone now.
However, Civilization has always had a soft spot in my heart, as it was one of the very first PC games I played, and yes I was known to play it for 24 hours straight whilst at university! In fact, I’m playing Civilisation Revolutions on my iPhone sporadically at the moment. So the news that Civilization 5 is due out this autumn, does pull on the old heart strings. And to be fair, it does look awesome: