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Mon, May 13, 2013 | 14:19 BST
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified’s senior producer Nico Bihary has explained to VG247 the shift between first and third-person perspectives since the game’s 2011 reveal and second coming as The Bureau. It’s to give players a better understanding of their environment when engaging aliens in combat, he told us.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 01:30 BST
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified has not undergone a reboot since being announced in 2010.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 | 19:21 BST
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified has been revealed at long last by developer 2K Marin. The troubled shooter will re-surface on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 at $59.99.
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | 18:11 BST
XCOM developer 2K Marin will blow the doors off its shooter once again in a matter of days, the company has confirmed. The project was initially announced back in 2011 but was taken back to the drawing board for re-tooling. The studio confirmed that the game has “undergone an evolution” since we last saw it.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | 01:46 BST
It appears 2K has pulled the official website and privatized the YouTube videos for its XCOM shooter.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 02:31 BST
If you haven’t yet experienced the original BioShock and its solid if not quite as magical sequel, now is the time. Gamefly is offering both games on PC for $5, and if you use this Dealzon coupon code, you’ll pay just $4. If that doesn’t fill the hole left in your life by the ending of BioShock Infinite I am unsure what will. Probably nothing. There is only sorrow, forever.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 | 17:30 GMT
Internet wizard Superannuation today made a new post, and the highlight, probably, involves the shooter version of XCOM that has been in development at 2K Marin for a while now. We haven’t seen any updates on that title in a long time, and Superannuation’s data suggests it might be because they’re dropping the XCOM brand from the game.
Mon, Oct 01, 2012 | 12:41 BST
XCOM, the first-person shooter from 2K Marin – not to be confused with XCOM: Enemy Unknown by Firaxis – has been dark for a while, leading to rumours of the game being delayed. However, new screens have leaked suggesting the game has been reworked into a third-person strategic shooter instead. More details and screens below.
Sun, Jan 29, 2012 | 21:15 GMT
XCOM isn’t enough for the team at 2K Marin; the busy little bees are cooking up a brand new IP.
Tue, Jan 17, 2012 | 00:57 GMT
IGN has highlighted a mention in the print version of GameInformer that 2K Marin’s shooter XCOM has been pushed back to 2013. The delay was apparently revealed as part of the unveiling of Firaxis’s strategy release, XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The shooter had been expected during 2012, and a 2K Australia representative could not confirm the date change.
Fri, Nov 25, 2011 | 06:12 GMT
2K Australia is once more collaborating with Irrational Games.
Thu, Oct 20, 2011 | 05:16 BST
Whispers say a number of staff at 2K Marin’s Canberra studio have suddenly found themselves unemployed.
Fri, Aug 26, 2011 | 05:56 BST
Finally, we at home can take a look at the XCOM demo shown at E3 in June – complete with developer commentary, no less.
Wed, Aug 03, 2011 | 05:08 BST
XCOM didn’t change radically between its 2010 and 2011 E3 showings in response to negative reaction, 2K has said – it’s just continued its natural development.
Tue, Jul 12, 2011 | 01:36 BST
Two former 2K Marin staffers have founded a new studio, Uppercut Games, and announced its first release – the action combat title Epoch.
Thu, Jun 30, 2011 | 07:31 BST
2K Marin is playing to its strengths with XCOM: story telling.
Tue, Jun 21, 2011 | 13:57 BST
XCOM went off the grid for nearly a year, and it used the time to do some serious soul-searching. Has it changed for the better? We saw the game and chatted with 2K Marin to find out.
Sun, Mar 13, 2011 | 22:14 GMT
The oft-delayed Protector Trials DLC for BioShock 2 is finally arriving on PC on Monday, absolutely free.
Mon, Feb 28, 2011 | 22:05 GMT
2K has confirmed the resignation of Martin Slater, head of the Australian slice of 2K Marin, but denied the “big changes” to XCOM rumour which surfaced a fortnight ago.
Sun, Jan 02, 2011 | 23:49 GMT
The world of literature has been bereft of Ken Levine’s dark world for long enough, but the much-delayed Bioshock novel adaptation has finally found a release date in March.