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  • Blog Post: Civilization: Beyond Earth Blasts Off In October

    2K Games and Firaxis have added to your difficult decisions this October. Civilization: Beyond Earth will be joining the crowded month, but will land on a Friday to avoid some of the traffic. The spiritual successor to Alpha Centauri will arrive on October 24 on PC. Those that pre-order will have access... More
  • Blog Post: Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution 2 Coming To iOS Next Month

    A sequel to the popular Civilization Revolution is coming exclusively to mobile devices next month. The game will be available to download on July 2 for iOS devices, with plans to release the game for Android devices soon. Unlike the previous game, which released on consoles and was then ported to mobile... More
  • Blog Post: Civilization: Beyond Earth Looks Out Of This World

    I had my first chance to get some hands on with Civilization: Beyond Earth at E3 2014, and I'm impressed. If you've played Civilization 5 at all, you'll be fine to jump in immediately and dig in. That said, there's a lot of new tweaks and nuances that make the process of colonizing a... More
  • Blog Post: 2K Bringing Evolve Demo, New Borderlands, And Firaxis Announcement To PAX East

    If you're heading to Boston tomorrow for PAX East, there's a good chance that you're interested in video games. If that's the case, you're probably going to want to visit 2K Games' booth. The publisher has a lot of stuff to keep visitors occupied starting tomorrow at 10 a.m. Eastern... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Civilization V Complete Edition Out Today, XCOM Complete Coming In March

    Both Civilization V and XCOM have had some expansions and DLC release since their initial releases, and now it appears that 2K Games is collecting them together to produce PC-exclusive definitive editions of both titles. According to Take-Two's 3rd Quarter financial release, the two titles from Firaxis... More
  • Blog Post: Get Your Civilization V Map Scrambled Today

    Sometimes you just want to conquer a world that looks more familiar. Firaxis Games has heard your cries, taking cues from the popular Civ mods to deliver another map pack faithful to Earth's geography. The Scrambled Nations pack, available today, offers geographically accurate maps of Canada, France... More
  • Blog Post: Civilization V Getting Two New Map Packs

    Two new map packs are arriving to Civilization V, both based on the popular Scramble for Africa scenario from the Brave New World expansion. The first map pack is called Scrambled Continents and has already been released. The other, Scrambled Nations, will release on November 5. Both packs cost $5. Like... More
  • Blog Post: XCOM On iOS Proves Gamers 'Willing To Pay A Premium Price For A Premium Experience'

    In June, 2K Games released its first current-generation console game on a mobile platform. Launching at $20, XCOM: Enemy Unknown was widely hailed as a great translation of the 2012 strategy favorite. The success might have Take-Two leaning toward future, similar adaptations. On today's Take-Two... More
  • Blog Post: Feral Interactive Reverses Course, Releases XCOM: Enemy Unknown For Mac On Steam

    Good news, Commanders. Despite previous assertions that an internal business decision was keeping XCOM: Enemy Unknown off of Steam for Mac , Feral Interactive has brought the title to Valve's platform. If you've already purchased it on PC, you can download it immediately for Mac via SteamPlay... More
  • Blog Post: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Gets Mobile Version Launch Trailer

    Today is the day many iOS users have been waiting for. The shadow war against the alien invaders is finally available for iPads and iPhones. XCOM: Enemy Unknown is on the move. Firaxis and 2K Games impressed fans of the legendary X-COM series and new players alike last year with its fantastic new take... More
  • Blog Post: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Arrives On iOS This Week

    No one said saving the world was easy (or inexpensive). 2K Games has announced that its strategy masterpiece, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, will be arriving on iOS devices on Thursday, June 20, 2013. Those eager to take the fight to the aliens on the go should be ready to spend $19.99. 2K Games tells us that... More
  • Blog Post: Civilization V Is Free To Play This Weekend Through Steam, On Sale Until Monday

    2k and Firaxis Games are offering a free-to-play weekend through Steam for Civilization V . The free period is under way now and ends on Sunday, June 9th at 1 PM PT. In celebration of the upcoming second expansion for Civ 5, Brave New World , the studio is also offering 75% off the entire Civ 5 franchise... More
  • Blog Post: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Available For Mac, Not Planned For Steam

    [ Update] A representative from Feral Interactive has reached out to Game Informer to clarify the situation. While Feral Interactive currently has no plans to bring XCOM: Enemy Unknown to Steam, this does not necessarily preclude them from changing this decision in the future. [Original Story] Over the... More
  • Blog Post: Firaxis Takes To The iOS Skies With Sid Meier's Ace Patrol

    From creating empire simulations to fending off alien invasions , Firaxis and Sid Meier have created some of the most beloved strategy titles. Now, the man behind Civilization is bringing his skills to strategic air combat in Sid Meier's Ace Patrol for iOS. The title features 30 World War I aircraft... More
  • Blog Post: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Heading To iOS This Summer

    Firaxis, the developer behind last year's XCOM: Enemey Unknown has announced that the game is coming to iPhone and iPad. According to Firaxis, the game will basically be a direct port of the console and PC version of the game. No word on pricing just yet, or an exact release date yet, but it should... More
  • Blog Post: Firaxis' Haunted Hollow Puts A Spooky Spin On Strategy

    Firaxis Games has announced that it's delving further into the world of iOS strategy gaming with the studio's upcoming game, Haunted Hollow. The game combines mansion management with monster manipulation, in either single or multiplayer matches. It looks as though it draws inspiration from XCOM's... More
  • Blog Post: 2K Games Taking Civ V To A Brave New World

    Civilization keeps growing, and it isn't showing any signs of slowing down. Publisher 2K Games and developer Firaxis have announced the second expansion to Sid Meier's Civilization V. The Brave New World expansion adds a host of new wonders, units, and scenarios, including a chance to see how... More
  • Blog Post: Civ V Expansion Found?

    There are signs that the next Civilization V expansion will be called One World. 2K Games forum users found a Steam Apps Database listing for an expansion called One World. The database pulls down all of Steam's updates using the SteamKit2 – although the site itself is not officially endorsed... More
  • Blog Post: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Second Wave DLC Available Right Now For Free

    Firaxis, the developer behind XCOM: Enemy Unknown, announced this morning that its free Second Wave DLC is available right now for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. The DLC adds post-campaign content that allows players to modify the game in a number of different ways. You can check out the full list... More
  • Blog Post: Firaxis Sends Its Holiday Regards

    We received a card in the mail from Firaxis, the developers of XCOM: Enemy Unknown, and it included a special message. I grabbed a quick video of it so that you can share in the holiday greeting joy. Check it out below. More
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