Drop in on this footage-filled discussion of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified and learn how classy vests and buff-granting backpacks can save the Earth from extraterrestrial peril. If you'd like to venture beyond the brief chat above, have a look at our impressions of The Bureau's on-foot tactical c...

July 19th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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The first shot of the game is historically inaccurate, but not without good reason. "As much as possible, I try to stick to history," says Erik Caponi, the narrative designer. "There's actually a huge pet peeve I had that I finally gave up on. It's the first shot of the game. Sputnik is there....

July 17th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Jordan Thomas, creative director at BioShock 2 developer 2K Marin, has left the company. His departure should have no effect on the studio's current project, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, which he moved away from in early 2012, he tells GI.biz. Thomas makes his exit from the company to go indie...

July 1st 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Here's The Bureau: XCOM Declassified being played without the main player firing a shot. It's all squad tactics and powers through the demonstration, which happens to be one of the longest ones we've seen released publicly. The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is scheduled to hit retail on August 20.

June 27th 2013 at 8:20am 0 Comments
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The long-awaited XCOM: Enemy Unknown has finally arrived on the App Store for a premium price of US$19.99. This is Firaxis' turn-based strategy hit from last year (in my opinion, one of the best games of 2012), translated to the iOS platform in full. The controls have been tweaked just a bit to...

June 20th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Publisher 2K Games announced today that The Bureau: XCOM Declassified will have pre-order and post-launch downloadable content, which is about as shocking of a revelation as knowing Marmite will divide humanity into the two groups of the next great war. "We're excited that our stories will provide...

June 19th 2013 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Unearthed from a crate thought lost to Hangar XCOM, this gameplay trailer shows how 2K Marin meshes real-time shooting with strategy in The Bureau. Time can be slowed down while players get tactical via a radial menu, from which they can command Special Agent Will Carter and his trusty squadmates....

June 19th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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The long-awaited iOS version of XCOM: Enemy Unknown is almost here. 2K Games has announced that it will be available on the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch Thursday at a premium price of US$19.99. Firaxis' excellent remake of the old PC game arrived on consoles last year to critical acclaim, and no...

June 17th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The world is under attack once more, and it's up to your squad of elite, turn-based soldiers to keep humanity safe. We've just gotten word that XCOM: Enemy Unknown is headed to a wide variety of iOS devices come this Thursday, June 20th. Everything from the iPad 2 to the fifth-gen iPod touch is ge...

June 17th 2013 at 11:03am 0 Comments
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You always remember your first alien invasion. The Bureau: XCOM Declassified puts you on the ground in 1962 as William Carter, a crucial member of what will eventually become the planet-guarding, all-caps organization known as XCOM. The game brings it own brand of agency to the revitalized strateg...

May 13th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments