Tag Archives: XCOM: Enemy Unknown
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.
Mon, Oct 08, 2012 | 17:10 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown has just followed in Dishonored’s footsteps by receiving rave reviews across the board. Find out where to buy it cheapest in our handy buyers guide, and don’t say we’re never god to you.
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 | 08:04 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown reviews have begun. The paranormal strategy game from Firaxis harks back to the classic days of turn-based strategic play, but with many modern twists that don’t pander to today’s standards. In other words, it’s awesome and hardcore. Get all the scores below.
Sun, Oct 07, 2012 | 11:50 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown is out next week, and those who pre-ordered the game on Steam can now pre-load the game to save some time come launch. Those who pre-ordered through Green Man Gaming should check their inboxes for the key so they can start the pre-load process as well. The download size is approximately 12.3GB, according to Evil Avatar. XCOM: Enemy Unknown launches in North American on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 on October 9 and in Europe on October 12. Watch the launch trailer here.
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.
Wed, Oct 03, 2012 | 20:41 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown lead designer Jake Solomon has taken it upon himself to convince customers at a games retail store to buy his game. Check out the video below. 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.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 15:34 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown’s narrative is a “fairly large part of the game,” will be “completely new to players”
XCOM: Enemy Unknown’s lead designer Jake Solomon has said there is still much regarding the game which has not been revealed.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 01:53 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now available for pre-order on Steam, and comes with some sweet bonuses – as long as enough people get on board.
Thu, Aug 30, 2012 | 16:04 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown multiplayer was showcased recently by developer Firaxis, and VG247′s Dave Cook went hands-on. He came away feeling nostalgic, and a little bit afraid.
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 | 12:34 BST
Fri, Aug 24, 2012 | 13:46 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown has received a new trailer from 2K Games and Firaxis, reminding players they their squad mates can be killed indefinitely, and that the sacrifice is necessary to save Earth.
Thu, Aug 23, 2012 | 12:49 BST
XCOM: Enemy Unknown’s lead producer Jake Solomon has told VG247 why he feels the game is more tactical than Julian Gollop’s original, UFO: Enemy Unknown. He also stressed that he doesn’t want to upset fans of the original by saying that, so hear him out first.
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 | 15:49 BST
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 | 12:54 BST
Firaxis lead designer Jake Solomon discusses the competitive side of the game.