The next best thing to actually being in a beta is to watch someone play it, which both sates your curiosity and creates an unstoppable jealousy monster deep within your chest that threatens to burst out and go on a forum rampage.
We’re guessing that most of you haven’t been able to get hands-on time with Civilization Online, so to help out we’re going to point you to a series of excellent videos by Steparu that highlight different aspects of this genre mash-up.
After the jump you can watch PvE and PvP gameplay videos as well as a look at Civ Online’s various factions and outfits (and don’t forget to check out the recent G-Star trailer!). Those Egyptians! So risqué!