XCOM 2 Heads to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 6th

2K Games and Firaxis have announced that they are planning on releasing the previous PC exclusive XCOM 2 on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on September 6th in North America and September 9th elsewhere. The company stated that those who pre-order this console release will be given the Resistance Warrior Pack,” which includes additional soldier customization options like bonus outfits, headgear, and...

XCOM 2 Review

XCOM 2 Developer: Firaxis Games Publisher: 2K Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux Release Date: 5th of February, 2016 Price: $59.99USD – Available Here Overview Off the bat; I’m going to tell you that XCOM 2 is a bloody great game. From the highs of XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Firaxis continues to reach even higher. I was a fan of the original XCOM series back in the day and I’m not ashamed to say that I’m a...

Long War Studios Tasked with Creating XCOM 2 Mods

The recently formed Long War Studios have entered into a partnership with Firaxis Games and 2K Games to produce mods for the upcoming XCOM 2. Long War Studios consists of Rachel “Amineri” Norman, John Lumpkin, and James “JCLewis” Karlson, who were previously involved in developing the ‘Long War’ mod for XCOM: Enemy Unknown (EU). The ‘Long War’ mod wa...

XCOM 2 Interview With Greg Foertsch

The XCOM series is one that is close to my shriveled up heart with the original series being one which kicked off my love of gaming. Firaxis and 2K’s reboot of the series, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, helped bring the series back to life as well as reinvigorating the turn-based strategy genre for a new generation. As well as getting a chance to play a preview build of the game, I also had the opport...

XCOM 2 Extended Hands-On Impressions

Over the holidays, I was granted access to the XCOM 2 build by the folks at Firaxis and 2K… so while the rest of you were enjoying time with family and friends, I was fighting a repressive alien occupation force. I had some time with a similar build a couple of weeks ago, I’ve now had the chance to more thoroughly explore the mechanics and processes in play. I’ve spoken about the tactical changes ...

XCOM 2 Digital Deluxe Edition Announced, New Trailer Released

2K and Firaxis Games announced today that the XCOM 2 Digital Deluxe Edition will be available in Australia. The package will cost $110 USD and contains XCOM: Enemy Unknown Game of the Year Edition, XCOM 2, XCOM 2 “Reinforcement Pack”, and the XCOM 2 soundtrack. The “Reinforcement Pack” contains three DLC packs adding new customization, gameplay, and classes that will launch...

XCOM 2 Hands-On Preview

If you’ll allow me a moment get my fanboy credentials out of the way, I’m going to tell you straight up that I am a huge fan of the XCOM series. I love playing as a paramilitary organisation trying to defend the Earth from aliens. The love the interplay of tactical and strategic choices with soldiers gaining experience and dying in the course of duty. I love managing funding and research into the ...

Catch up with XCOM 2’s E3 Gameplay with a New Video

The rush of E3 videos is still continuing with 2K and Fixaxis Games posting the E3 gameplay demo of XCOM 2 on YouTube. The 10 minute long video is introduced by Creative Director Jake Solomon. The video covers a sabotage mission, one of the new missions being added to the game. The gameplay starts off with a short cut scene that sets the stage for the mission. Jake Solomon will be leading his team...

XCOM Board Game Sighted

Good news for all the fans of the XCOM series; a new strategy boardgame developed by Fantasy Flight Games is set to be released later this year and will be based on the recent Firaxis Games reboot. The game will be named XCOM: The Boardgame and will allow for up to four players to take on the roles of four XCOM leaders. Each leader will be the head of their own department with varying responsibili...

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Invades Linux

There is now a great reason for Linux users to rejoice as Feral Interactive today announced that the award-winning strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown, and all available add-on content including the XCOM: Enemy Within expansion, will be released for Linux this summer. Developed by Firaxis Games and published by 2K Games, XCOM games have usually only been available for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3. This late...

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Complete Edition Available Now

A big announcement has come in from 2K Games and Firaxis Games. They have announced that XCOM: Enemy Unknown Complete Edition is now available for PC and Mac. The XCOM: Enemy Unknown Complete Edition packages the following titles: XCOM: Enemy Unknown, XCOM: Enemy Within, Elite Soldier Pack and the Slingshot and Second Wave DLC. This is one hell of an impressive collection and it is undoubtedly a c...

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Arrives on Mac

TransGaming Inc. have partnered up with 2k games to deliver the successful sci-fi shooter The Bureau: XCOM Declassified on Mac. Vikas Gupta, TransGaming CEO, stated, “We collaborated with 2K to deliver the same intensity that fans have come to expect from The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, now for the Mac platform. With sole publishing and distribution rights for the title on Mac, TransGaming co...

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