Sid Meier’s studio Firaxis and publisher 2K Games are making a Facebook version of Civilization, reports Gamasutra.  The long-running strategy game series is among legendary game maker Meier s most revered franchises.  Meier announced the new project on his forum,  His studio has already launched a Facebook page for the game, called “Civilization Network.”  Meier says the social game will incorporate the more casual strategy game play seen in last year’s Civilization Revolution titles for game consoles and Nintendo DS.  It’s slated for release in 2010.

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