The folks over at Firing Squad had a chance to go hands on with the latest build of Dark Avatar, Stardock's upcoming expansion for Galactic Civilizations II. While there's not much new to report, it is nice to see that they've included planetary condition as a requisite for building a colony in the current build.
Most importantly, Firing Squad reports that the game is still on schedule for a February 2007 release. I've said it before and I'll say it again - Galactic Civilizations II is the game Master of Orion 3 was supposed to be - and it's made by a company that truly treats it's customers with respect. Check out the full article for more details here.