XCOM: Enemy Unknown New Trailer

The Australian division of 2kGames have released a new trailer for the upcoming tactical strategy game, XCOM: Enemy Unknown. This trailer is titled Casualties of War and takes a look at the importance of keeping your agents alive in the field of combat. XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a reboot of the classic X-COM franchise from the early nineties and follows the invasion of Earth from alien foes. What mad...

XCOM: Enemy Unknown E3 Trailer

At E3 this year, 2K will be showing off some of their XCOM games stuff and with that comes an awesome trailer from the team behind the game. This trailer showcases the game and teases it for players in such a way so as to create a level of much deserved hype for the game ahead of it’s release later this year. Now this is a game that I am personally looking forward to and after watching the t...

XCOM Enemy Unknown Preview

XCOM Enemy Unknown is a big name for fans of the X-Com series of games as it is supposed to be a modern day remake carrying over the classic formula and revamping it for modern tastes. Is the game successful at doing this? This is an answer that I hope to have answered for you by the end of this preview. The things that fans of the classic X-Com games are looking for in this rebuild are the things...

XCOM: Enemy Unknown hits stores on October 9

Today 2K Games has revealed the release date for XCOM: Enemy Unknown, not to be confused with the basic XCOM meant to be released in 2013. Those who are eager to see a more strategy oriented version of XCOM will be happy to know that XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be released on October 9 and the 13 in North America and around the world respectively. The PC version will be released the same time as the ...

The Art of XCOM: Enemy Unknown and Greg Foertsch talking… ART

Join XCOM Enemy Unknowns Art Director Greg Foertsch as he talks about the importance of character design and Art in relation to creating a truly immersive experience for the player as well as maintaining the mood, tension and characteristics of the reimagined franchise. For those of you who dont know, the X-COM franchise which began in 1993 was developed and published by Mythos and Microprose Game...

2K games release some new XCOM: Enemy Unknown screens

Following up from news a few days go, 2K games have released some new screenshots for the upcoming XCOM: Enemy Unknown, being developed by Firaxis of Civilization fame. Originally released in 1993, the XCOM franchise has had its ups and downs with many reputable polls placing the original instalment in the top couple of games ever made. There has been much anticipation since the announcement of it...

XCOM: Enemy Unknown blends strategy and turn based combat

With the announcement of XCOM: Enemy Unknown by the cover of next month’s Game Informer, it only makes sense that Game Informer is the first company to give us a bit of information in the title. To be more specific, Game Informer has published an interview with developers Firaxis and in this interview the developers state that Enemy Unknown will be a blend of turn-based and RTS gameplay. The...

XCOM: Enemy Unknown announced as strategy title

While plenty of XCOM fans immediately blew a gasket when they heard that 2K Games was planning on turning the strategy game series into a first person shooter with squad based tactics, it seems that the series may still take a return back to its RTS roots. The developer of Civilization, Firaxis Games has revealed that they are currently working on an entirely new XCOM title which is called XCOM: E...

XCOM’s first developer diary released

XCOM is a game with a lot of lineage behind it. PC gamers are a hard bunch to please, so much so that they can sometimes be completely unpleasable no matter what you do. Still the developers behind XCOM aren’t about to let consumer rage deter them from creating what they say is a complete “origin story.” In the below video released by 2K Games today we hear from Jonathan Pelling,...

XCOM E3 demo video declassified

The year is 1962, and weird things are happening. It is your duty to find out what is going on and to put a stop to it. Luckily, you have access to some alien weapons to help you out on your journey. That is the premise of XCOM, the upcoming game from 2K. Although this video demo was originally shown off at E3, it has just been declassified and made available for public viewing. With commentary fr...

Citizen Skywatch is related to XCOM

Remeber when we were all freakin’ out and asking you for help because we could not figure out what Citizen Skywatch was? Well, uh, that was a joke. Yea, a joke. Or actually it was kind of a test, with a joke element to it… Anyway, after Take Two updated the Citizen Skywatch website, we did some poking around. If you just check out this link here and go to the top of the page, you’...

XCOM E3 impressions

XCOM is an interesting title being developed by 2k Games Marin and they were presenting a demo level demonstration behind the scenes at their booth for the media, which I of course attended. After entering the room we were given a brief rundown of the game, namely that the developers have some influence from the Bioshock series and that the game takes place in the United States during the year of ...

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