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  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown iOS update adds asynchronous multiplayer

    A title update for the iOS version of XCOM: Enemy Unknown has rectified a grievous oversight in the original release, by allowing you to play multiplayer matches. You can now challenge your friends to battles, just as in the PC and console versions, but if you only have limited time you can send your turn, […]

  • XCOM: Enemy Within: Firaxis introduces us to cyborgs, mechs and other deadly things - video

    XCOM: Enemy Within expands the core game come November, and to give you an overview of what to expect, VG247’s Sam Clay sat down with Firaxis Games producer and designer Garth DeAngelis. Head below to hear all about cyborgs, mechs and other things that can cause you a horrible, horrible death.

  • XCOM: Enemy Within dev blog introduces you to The Seeker

    XCOM: Enemy Within’s alien ranks have just received an assassin troop type, the creepy-looking Seeker. Developer Firaxis has outlined the beast in a new blog.

  • XCOM: Enemy Within - Firaxis "couldn't simply just patch it in" on consoles

    If you want XCOM: Enemy Unknown’s upcoming expansion on PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360, you’re going to have to buy the game all over again; Firaxis has said it could not have released Enemy Within as an add-on.

  • XCOM: Enemy Within trailer shows genetically, technologically enhanced soldiers

    XCOM: Enemy Within has a new trailer available called War Machines. The Firaxis Games release will come with new maps, multiplayer content, and the ability to incorporate alien tech into your set-up. Enemy Within also introduces the Mechanized Exoskeletal Cybersuit which can be equipped with heavy weaponry. XCOM: Enemy Within will launch on PC, PlayStation […]

  • Sid Meier's Ace Patrol now available on Steam

    Civilization designer Sid Meier’s first iOS game has made the jump to PC.

  • XCOM: Enemy Within box art lands, see it here

    XCOM: Enemy Within was revealed last week by Firaxis and 2K Games. The game’s first full expansion also got a new trailer that you can check out here.

  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown proves console quality apps viable - Take Two

    $20 apps can and do work, Take Two boss Strauss Zenick has declared, on the back of a strong performance from the iPad release of XCOM: Enemy Unknown.

  • Civilization 5: Brave New World now available for OS-X

    Faithful Firaxis port specialist Aspyr has quietly announced the release of Brave New World for the Mac version of Civilization 5.

  • Civilization 5: Brave New World E3 trailer released

    Civilization 5: Brave New World has a new video available from E3, which focuses diplomacy which is apparently a big deal in the game as in life. I’d fail miserably and just launch an all out war with my neighbors. This is why I don’t play strategy games: I am horrible at them. Anyway, watch […]

  • Civilization 5 is free to play this weekend – and on sale

    Fire up Steam to take advantage of a free-to-play weekend for the turn based strategy to rule them all, Civilization 5. The Firaxis Games epic will be free until 1:00PM PDT on June 9, in celebration of the upcoming release of expansion pack Brave New World. 2K is also offering 75% off the entire Civilization […]

  • Sid Meier not keen on inflexibility of Kickstarter

    Legendary Civilization designer Sid Meier has said he personally would not enjoy the way Kickstarter projects often mean designers must commit early concepts.

  • Civilization 5: Brave New World introduces tourism

    One of the new additions coming to Civilization 5 in its second expansion is tourism. This video explains the new system and how it fits in with the established culture mechanics.

  • XCOM: Firaxis saved a brand "gone so badly awry", says creator

    XCOM franchise creator Julian Gollop has praised Firaxis for rescuing the property from 2K’s “schizophrenic approach” – and his own mistakes.

  • Civilization 5’s Brave New World explored

    Brave New World features a raft of new additions and changes to one of the most compelling formulas in all of video games. The intrepid Stace Harman readies his mouse-clicking finger once more.

  • XCOM developer teases new project

    At PAX East, Firaxis showed a brief teaser trailer which was described as heralding the developer’s next big project. The teaser hasn’t been released yet but Kotaku has an off-screen version. If it’s not a a sequel to 2012’s XCOM: Enemy Unknown, then it’s something very closely related.

  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown full game headed to iOS

    Here’s what you’ve been waiting for since you first fell in love with XCOM: Enemy Unknown and regretted having to leave it at home every day; the Firaxis strategy gem is headed to iPad and iPhone, with no feature left behind.

  • Civilization 5: Brave New World due in July, adds XCOM soldiers

    At its PAX East panel, Firaxis put a release date on the Brave New World expansion for Civilization 5, and revealed a cool little crossover.

  • Civilization 5 Gold out now on Mac

    Civilization 5 Gold is now available on OS-X. Like the Steam version, it includes the core game, all DLC, and the Gods and Kings expansion. On the Mac App Store, the same content is available under the title Campaign Edition, with discounts on in-app purchases offering the same hefty savings. Finally, Aspyr is offering 50% […]

  • Civilization 5 Gold out now on Steam

    2K has released a new version of Civilization 5 containing the core game, the Gods & Kings expansion, and all DLC to date in one tidy bundle. The fairly hefty package will set you back $90 on Steam, according to the Australian storefront, but is valued at over $170. Pat’s been playing a lot of […]

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