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XCOM: Enemy Unknown
A Remake That Lives Up To Its Legendary Provenance
on October 05, 2012 at 11:00 AM
Turn-based games have a thin line to walk in order to keep players engaged. XCOM: Enemy Unknown pulls players in so many different directions with both threats and opportunities that making the tough choices it demands is as difficult as stepping away from the nail-biting situation onscreen. Defending...
XCOM Launch Trailer Deployed
on October 04, 2012 at 08:42 AM
XCOM: Enemy Unknown comes out next week, and in the meantime, you can start planning your answer to the alien invasion. While the strategy game certainly isn't as run and gun as this glamor trailer makes it out to be, you can see the escalating alien technology your squad can use to turn the tables...
Surviving XCOM: Enemy Unknown's First Three Hours
on September 28, 2012 at 03:29 PM
The aliens go wherever they want, whenever they want. They kill and abduct innocent humans with impunity, engulfing the nations of the world in tidal waves of panic. In the middle of this whirlwind of death and terror, a small squad of human soldiers has caught up to an extraterrestrial landing party...
New XCOM: Enemy Unknown Trailer Unleashes The Aliens
on August 24, 2012 at 09:04 AM
In XCOM: Enemy Unknown, humans rally around the common threat of an alien invasion. We're all familiar with humans, so Firaxis Games and 2K have released a new trailer to reacquaint players with the enemies they'll be facing this October. The trailer is officially called "Casualties of War...
Another Look At XCOM: Enemy Unknown
on August 16, 2012 at 09:22 AM
At Gamescom, 2K Games and developer Firaxis gave us another look at XCOM: Enemy Unknown via this new batch of screens. These shots give a taste of the game's turn-based squad combat, enemies, alien abilities, Geoscape world map, and more. The game comes out for PC, Xbox 360, and PS3 on October 9...
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Exceeds Our Lofty Expectations
on June 07, 2012 at 09:17 PM
As enthusiastic as I’ve been about Firaxis’ XCOM strategy remake since writing the GI cover story, my opinion has only improved since playing a decent chunk of it this morning. XCOM’s core concept shines through beautifully. The tutorial mission wastes little time in introducing players...
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Showcases Dramatic Action in New Trailer
on June 05, 2012 at 08:49 PM
Who says strategy can't be as exciting as all the first-person shooters on the market? Certainly not XCOM developer Firaxis. Check it out for yourself in the trailer below.
First Video Released Shows Gameplay, New Alien
on March 06, 2012 at 09:55 AM
Firaxis is showing off the next member of XCOM: Enemy Unknown's alien menagerie: the Berserker. The XCOM organization's mission to defend Earth from interstellar invaders is going to be in serious jeopardy once these start showing up. The first video showing off the game stars the Berserker alongside...
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