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  • Blog Post: Firaxis Takes Its Turn With Civ And XCOM In Latest Humble Bundle

    The latest humble bundle belongs to Firaxis, which hopes to score an economic victory for itself and charity. A set of strategy games is on offer, including XCOM and Civ titles. For those looking to get in at the base level, paying $1 or more gets you: Ace Patrol Bundle Sid Meier’s Civilization... More
  • Blog Post: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Is Free To Play This Weekend On Steam

    We might have to wait six months for XCOM 2, but that just means we have time to hone our skills in its predecessor. To make sure you’re ready for the humanity to claw back from defeat, 2K and Firaxis are giving you the weekend to play XCOM: Enemy Unknown at no cost. For those interested in purchasing... More
  • Blog Post: Play Ten Games For Free This Weekend On Steam

    This weekend, Valve and a variety of partners are allowing you to play ten games for free. All you need is a Steam account and some time. The weekend period begins at 10 a.m. Pacific on Thursday, October 16 and runs through 10 a.m. Sunday, October 19. During that time you’ll be able to play the... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] XCOM: Enemy Unknown Now Invading Android Devices

    Update: XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now available on Android devices. You an download the game for $9.99 by, heading here . Original story: Android users with a desire to save the globe from extraterrestrial invaders are in luck. The official XCOM Twitter has confirmed the game is coming to Android devices... More
  • Blog Post: Take-Two More Than Quadruples Net Revenue, Increases Outlook

    Take-Two is still riding high on the Grand Theft Auto V wave. The company is reporting a strong third quarter 2014, with net revenue of $1.86 billion compared to $415.8 million in third quarter last year. Take-Two notes that, in addition to GTA V, WWE, and NBA titles, digital revenues for GTA Online... More
  • Blog Post: Steam Holiday Sale Day 13: Mana, Masks, And Mute Scientists

    Today’s Steam Holiday Sale deals are up. Half-Life 2 is in this batch, but we’re pretty sure this isn’t Valve secret code for “Half-Life 3 confirmed.” In addition to Gordon Freeman’s second adventure, the Belmont family embarks on its first. You can also pick up a... More
  • Blog Post: 2K Putting Together Amazing Software Bundles

    2K is combing its archives to give gamers discount collections on some of its biggest titles. Gamers can now pick up these bundles at participating retailers (click the source link below for which packs are available where) for $30 apiece. All of them except the Strategy Collection (PC) are available... 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: PlayStation Plus Adds Three More Big-Name Titles To Instant Game Collection In June

    June's PlayStation Plus Instant Collection titles were already pretty darn impressive . Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Saints Row: The Third, Machinarium, Orc Attack, and Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward were already going to have PS3 and Vita owners with a full plate. But wait, there's more... 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: What Are The Most Accessible Games Of The Year?

    People of every walk of life play games, but gamers with certain disabilities aren't able to enjoy every game that hits the market. Accessibility-minded website Dagers put together a list of the best – and most accessible – games of the year. Dagers Editor, and ex-GI intern, Josh Straub... More
  • Blog Post: XCOM: Enemy Unknown 'Slingshot' Content Release Date

    2K announced "Slingshot," the upcoming download content for XCOM: Enemy Unknown, launches on Tuesday, December 4 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. Slingshot costs $6.99 on PSN and PC, and 560 Microsoft Points on Xbox Live. The pack introduces three new maps tied to Council missions, a new... More
  • Blog Post: NBA 2K13 Leads October U.S. Sales

    U.S. retail sales of video games fell 25 percent year-over-year for the month of October, according to research firm NPD. Sales dropped from $1 billion to $775 million. Hardware saw the biggest drop, nearly 37 percent from last year. “While we saw declines in hardware unit sales across all platforms... More
  • Blog Post: XCOM: Enemy Unknown A Success, More DLC Coming

    Take-Two, the parent company of 2K Games and Rockstar Games, said XCOM: Enemy Unknown was a commercial success and that fans can expect to see more content for the game sometime next year. "The title is proving to be a critical and commercial success, with strong digital sales and a near 90 average... More
  • Blog Post: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Content Packs Announced

    2k Games announced a new single-player content pack for XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The Slingshot Content Pack adds three new maps, a new playable square character, and new character customization options. A price and release date for the Slingshot Content Pack has not been announced. Additionally, the Elite... More
  • Blog Post: XCOM Lead Designer Tries To Sell You On XCOM

    XCOM: Enemy Unknown lead designer Jake Solomon is getting players ready for the launch of the game he helped create. Solomon went undercover at a local game store in Maryland to get the word out. XCOM: Enemy Unknown is out October 9 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. More
  • Blog Post: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Gets Release Date

    Today 2K Games and developer Firaxis have announced the release date, pre-order, and PC special edition details for XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The game comes out on October 9 for PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3, and pre-ordering the game gets you the Elite Solider Pack at launch. This pack gives you customization... More
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