Tag Archives: firaxis
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 13:28 BST
Wed, May 01, 2013 | 12:37 BST
Civilization 5: Brave New World has been given its official packshot by publisher 2K Games. Feast your eyes on the expansion’s garb here.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 | 15:10 GMT
Haunted Hollow is the next game from XCOM developer Firaxis. It’s a strategy title heading to iOS devices that has a supernatural twist. Publisher 2K Games has released a piece of debut artwork to go along with the announcement.
Tue, Jan 29, 2013 | 07:32 GMT
Firaxis’s Jake Solomon has said an earlier push to reboot X-COM ahead of 2012′s Enemy Unknown is probably better off in the prototype afterlife.
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 | 10:41 GMT
Wed, Jan 09, 2013 | 20:25 GMT
XCOM: Enemy Unknown lead designer Jake Solomon has said to expect more DLC for the game this year, as Slingshot and Second Wave are just the start. “We do have more content coming in 2013,” he told Polygon. “We’re working on something really awesome.” A release window wasn’t provided, as Solomon said it will take the team “some time” to complete the work. Solomon did say, though, that the next DLC wouldn’t have the “limited scope” of the Slingshot DLC.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 | 06:07 GMT
XCOM: Enemy Unknown’s second DLC pack is a free pile of game-altering options available right now.
Tue, Dec 11, 2012 | 03:40 GMT
The inevitably lost soldiers endured when fighting to protect earth in XCOM: Enemy Unknown can now be remembered and honored publicly on a Facebook XCOM memorial wall.
Fri, Nov 30, 2012 | 13:10 GMT
XCOM: Enemy Unknown’s ‘Slingshot’ DLC launches next week on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, and sees earth’s defenders working alongside the Triad to repel an alien attack. Check out the details below.
Wed, Nov 28, 2012 | 13:29 GMT
XCOM: Enemy Unknown developer Firaxis had a mammoth task on its hands when attempting to reboot Julian Gollop’s original game UFO: Enemy Unknown. The team can relax however, as the 2K-published game has received Gollop’s blessing.
Tue, Oct 23, 2012 | 22:02 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be getting two pieces of single-player add-on content. In addition to these two add-on content packs, the Elite Soldier Pack, which was free to those who pre-ordered the game, is now available for purchase.
Wed, Oct 10, 2012 | 17:01 BST
With XCOM: Enemy Unknown shipping in the US and Europe this week, Patrick Lum explores the reboot’s emergent narrative and systemic storytelling.
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 | 16:35 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown is out in the US today, and there’s a demo available on Xbox Live and Steam for the Firaxis title.
Thu, Oct 04, 2012 | 13:31 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown’s launch trailer has been released by 2K. You know you want to watch it, so head below the break and make yourself happy. XCOM: Enemy Unknown launches in North American on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 on October 9 and in Europe on October 12.
Mon, Oct 01, 2012 | 10:40 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown has received a clever interactive trailer that talks you through the game’s tutorial mission and lets you make key gameplay choices as the action plays out. It’s rather clever’. Get playing now.
Tue, Sep 25, 2012 | 11:03 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown is looking to redefine turn-based strategy for the masses. VG247′s Dave Cook speaks with Firaxis about why we should all think two steps ahead.
Mon, Sep 17, 2012 | 17:08 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown marks a superb return to the series’ turn-based strategy roots. VG247′s Sam Clay plays the game’s first mission in full. Check out the game in action below.
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 | 20:46 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown was at PAX, and if you missed out on the panel conducted by Firaxis, it’s posted below. The video is titled: “A Thousand Stupid Ideas on the Road to Glory,” and in it the four leads discuss the development process and some of the ideas which didn’t make it into the game. Never-before-seen clips from very early versions of the game are also tossed in for good measure. Enjoy. XCOM: Enemy Unknown launches on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 October 11. Thanks, Blue.
Wed, Sep 12, 2012 | 01:39 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown draws on a couple familiar cultural touchstones in its quest to deliver unique but recognisable aliens.
Sat, Sep 08, 2012 | 19:16 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown’s PC version is a “big deal” for developer Firaxis Games, lead designer Jake Solomon has said.