All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘XCOM: Enemy Unknown’

‘XCOM: Enemy Within’ EXALT Faction Previewed

Back in August, 2K Games and developer Firaxis announced XCOM: Enemy Within, a big update add-on for last year’s hit XCOM: Enemy Unknown. At the time of the announcement, the focus of the content seemed to be new soldier powers. Players will be able to train their soldiers in a variety of new biologically-engineered powers or suit them up with …

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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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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Gets a Launch Trailer

The marketing of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified has been a bit hit and miss. The game was rumored to have originally been more of a standard third-person shooter, but now has some in-depth strategic controls inspired by last year’s surprise hit XCOM: Enemy Unknown. Since the game’s visuals don’t appear to be anything mind-blowing, 2K Games has focused many of …

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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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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Announced, Trailer Released

Last year’s XCOM: Enemy Unknown was a polished, modern turn-based tactical shooter that was at the top of many game-of-the-year lists and seems to have resurrected the XCOM brand, as well as tactical RPG genre in general. Now, 2K Games is capitalizing on Enemy Unknown‘s success by releasing an XCOM-branded third-person shooter. The publisher announced today that The Bureau: XCOM …

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown Interactive Trailer Released

PC gamers got access to the demo for the upcoming XCOM: Enemy Unknown earlier this week through Valve’s Steam platform. Though 2K Games announced at the time that console gamers would get a demo “soon,” the game’s October 9th release date is now less than two weeks away. Though it might be a while before console gamers will get a …

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown Demo Out on Steam

2K Games announced today that a free demo for XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now available on Steam. PC gamers can now try out the hybrid strategy/tactical game that pits players against an unknown alien threat. The demo includes two levels of the single-player tutorial campaign, covering combat controls and tactics. Players will also get a chance to see the XCOM …

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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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New XCOM: Enemy Unknown Trailer Released

The latest trailer for 2K Games’ XCOM: Enemy Unknown highlights the sacrifices players are going to have to make if they hope to push back the alien invasion. As commander, gamers will have to balance sending soldiers to die with the costs of training those soldiers. XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a sequel to the original XCOM, which was released nearly …

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