HUMANKIND™

4.4 out of 5
14 User Ratings
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HUMANKIND™
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About HUMANKIND™

About this game

Developed by AMPLITUDE Studios and published by SEGA.

Leave a mark on history — your story — and build a unique empire with a fusion of vast cultures that will net nearly-endless possibilities! Create your character,

Build Your Leader

In HUMANKIND, you'll be able to create your own leader, including their personality type, appearance, clothes and colours, and more. Your avatar will accompany you throughout your quest, though you'll also be able to send it off to your friends — including in-depth gaming persona chosen by you — so that they may fight against your avatar in their own games.

Become Famous

HUMANKIND's single purpose is to become the most famous empire in history. To accomplish this goal, you'll need to take advantage of the single win condition — fame. Survive through the eras, accomplish great deeds, and show your prosperity, perseverance, and power to earn fame and accumulate the most to win!

An Empire to Span Generations

Gain era stars to unlock new eras and customise your empire more; with six eras to choose from — the Ancient Era, Classical Era, Medieval Era, Early Modern Era, Industrial Era, and Contemporary Era — you'll be able to make a lot of progress and reign through the generations. Get one star to unlock the Ancient Era, and then watch as the price rises to advance in an era, but the prizes increase, too!

Culture Shock!

With each new era, you'll be able to choose from 10 different cultures, such as the Ancient Era cultures, Zhou, Assyrian, Babylonian, Egyptian, Harappan, Hittite, Mycenaean,  Nubian, Olmec, Phoenician! With six eras to choose from and 10 cultures per era, you'll have over 60 cultures to pick from, each with unique abilities, districts, and units!

A Traditional or Modern Empire

With each new era you'll unlock, you'll be able to choose between using one of the 10 new cultures or transcending your culture from one era to another. Although you'll sacrifice military and technological advancements, you'll earn more fame!

Create Your History

Each new decision you make will shape the effects of the game entirely! Use the diplomacy system to sign treaties, grow trading relationships, or start wars. Build cities from large, sprawling metropolises to smaller but more cities throughout the map. Whether you play as a pacifist or wage war on the world, grow your religion or focus on your culture, or build bigger cities or smaller towns, your empire will be truly unique.

Fame is War

Battling is a big part of HUMANKIND, so you'll need to prepare your empire for it. Explore the overworld, come across other cultures, and then take their land in overworld battles where you'll need to control ground units to gain the upper hand. Use higher ground to gain the advantage, mobilise your units into favourable positions, and either wipe out the enemy forces or take control of their flag to reign victorious!

A Race to Everything

Embark on a space race to set out and control no man's land — the sky. Race to gain the nuclear advantage, gain fame, and complete numerous end conditions to finish the round! How far will you push Humankind?

Game Details

Release Date:
August 17, 2021
Developer:
AMPLITUDE Studios
Publisher:
SEGA
Supported Languages:
English +
Franchise:
HUMANKIND

Product Requirements

Steam account is required for game activation and installation

PC System Requirements:
MINIMUM:
Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
OS: Windows 7, 64-bit
Processor: Intel i5 4th generation / AMD FX-8300
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 770 / AMD R9 290
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 25 GB available space

RECOMMENDED:
Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
OS: Windows 7, 64-bit
Processor: Intel i5 6th generation (or better) / AMD Ryzen 5 1600 (or better)
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 1060 (or better) / AMD RX 5500-XT (or better)
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 25 GB available space

MAC System Requirements
MINIMUM:
Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
OS: Mac OS X 10.12 or higher
Processor: Intel Core i7 2.7Ghz
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: AMD Radeon460 4GB or Intel(R) Iris(TM) Plus Graphics
Storage: 25 GB available space

RECOMMENDED:
Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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Critic Reviews

75 / 100
"Although not all of its features are as fleshed out as they could be, Humankind does hit several sweet spots, both in terms of combat and management, having enough going on to...
80 / 100
"There are some cracks in the shiny veneer, for sure, but on the whole Humankind is a great experience with almost endless replayability."
75 / 100
"Humankind is a refreshing and authentic take on the historical 4X strategy subgenre, albeit with some balancing problems that keep it from greatness."
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User Rating

Average score from 14 ratings
93% of users would recommend this.
4.4

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klawzz
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Fantastic game! Reminds me of Civ, but better!!
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Great game
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If you enjoy Civ you'll enjoy this. Great game with some interesting mechanics. High replay-ability. Might seem complicated at first but you'll pick things up quickly and can then increase difficulty settings for a challenge.
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Destroyer45389
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Absolutely fantastic game in my opinion it is one of the best world building games I have found!
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Fun dino parks

SeeJayMac
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Great little park sim, this time with More varied mission types.
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Rys
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Great Civ alternative from Amplitude with some fresh ideas. A+ for effort, hopefully will get even better with patches/expansions.
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