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‘XCOM: Enemy Within’ Gameplay Revealed in New Video

Earlier this week, 2K Games and developer Firaxis further teased XCOM: Enemy Within, the first expansion for the popular turn-based strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The contend features new enemies, new weapons, and, above all, new upgrades for soldiers. The upgrades include genetically engineered bioweapon powers and full cybernetic mech suits. Today, Firaxis has provided a full gameplay video for …

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XCOM Mechs Teased in New ‘Enemy Within’ Trailer

With the launch of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified now a quickly-fading memory, 2K has turned its attention back to the main XCOM strategy game franchise. The publisher and developer Firaxis recently revealed the first full expansion for XCOM: Enemy Unknown, titled XCOM: Enemy Within. Enemy Within will feature all-new weapons, enemies, and soldier upgrades. Those soldier upgrades are where the …

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‘XCOM: Enemy Within’ Officially Announced

2K Games released The Bureau: XCOM Declassified this week, to mediocre reviews. Now that the publisher has finished promoting that strange amalgamation of strategy and third-person shooting, it has now turned its attention to the game that revitalized the XCOM brand last year. XCOM: Enemy Within was officially announced this week at Gamescom. The title is an expansion to last …

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XCOM Hits iOS, Launch Trailer Released

As incredible as it sounds, the full experience of 2k’s and Firaxis’ XCOM: Enemy Unknown has now hit mobile platforms. The game is available today through Apple’s App Store for iPad and iPhone. XCOM was released last year for consoles and PC. It received nearly universal acclaim, and ended up topping many best-of-2012 lists. Though the graphics and controls have …

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XCOM is Coming to iOS on Thursday, June 20

Last year, Firaxis Games and 2K Games reinvigorated the turn-based strategy genre with XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The polished, tactical gameplay won over critics and even gamers not familiar with strategy games in general. It ended up near or at the top of many best-of-the-year lists for 2012 video games. Almost three months ago, Firaxis promised to bring the XCOM experience …

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown Preorders and Gameplay Walkthrough

XCOM: Enemy Unknown may not be the most highly anticipated game launch of the 2012 holiday season, but it is one of the more interesting and original titles coming this fall. The game allows players to take on the role of XCOM commander, managing resources and technology research back at base, while also directly commanding soldiers on the tactical, turn-based …

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Civilization V Expansion Announced

Civilization V was one of the best games of the year when it was released in 2010. There was some noticeable omissions, however, that kept the game from being the best it could be. Now it’s 2012 and 2K has announced the first expansion pack for the title – “Gods and Kings.” It is currently slated for a late Spring …

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