Tag Archives: XCOM: Enemy Unknown
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 14:14 BST
Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol developer Firaxis has taken an accessible yet challenging approach to flight combat. VG247′s Dave Cook speaks with lead producer Lena Brenk to discuss its development.
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 08:43 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown has been released on Mac directly from porting studio Feral Interactive. However, the game can only be bought direct from the developer or via the Mac App Store, as a Steam release still hangs in the balance.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 | 01:31 GMT
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.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 | 01:41 GMT
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.
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 23:50 GMT
XCOM: Enemy Unknown will finally become available to OS-X users thanks to port specialist Feral Interactive. The Mac version is called the Elite Edition, and includes the base game and all previously released DLC including the Slingshot pack, the Elite Soldier pack and the Second Wave update. Although no release date has been set, you can pre-order the Elite Edition through Feral’s dedicated mini-site. XCOM: Enemy Unknown is also available on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
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 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.
Tue, Dec 04, 2012 | 15:39 GMT
Tue, Dec 04, 2012 | 14:17 GMT
The first add-on pack for XCOM:Enemy Unknown, the Slingshot Content Pack, is now available for $6.99/560 MS Points on PC, PS3, and Xbox Live. PS3 users in Europe can expect the content to land tomorrow via the weekly PSN update. In the DLC, players will meet a Triad operative, divert an alien ship’s course, and battle the aliens in the skies over China through new linked Council missions. The pack also includes three new maps tied to the Council missions, a new playable squad character, and new character customization options. If you’ve yet to pick the game up, a two level single-player demo is still available through PSN, Steam, and XBL.
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.
Thu, Nov 01, 2012 | 20:46 GMT
If the aliens of XCOM: Enemy Unknown have been vaporizing too many of your comrades lately, fear not: 2K and Firaxis are planning on easing things up a bit.
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 | 20:26 GMT
Publisher 2K Games has unveiled plans to release more downloadable content for XCOM: Enemy Unknown sometime next year.
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 17, 2012 | 23:30 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown fans believe they’ve uncovered hints at a future DLC expansion.
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 | 08:55 BST
The holiday season is almost upon us, and gaming’s biggest triple-a juggernauts are about to come out and play. Gamasutra’s Matt Matthews has shed light on why games that fall between indie and triple-a – the ‘middle industry’ – are having a tougher time these days. Basically they aren’t marketed enough and you’re not spending as much money.
Mon, Oct 15, 2012 | 09:01 BST
FIFA 13 has held its position at the top of the official UK charts, and new IP release Dishonored has snuck in at 2nd. More stats below.
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.