The Bureau: XCOM Declassified

PC, XB360, PS3 / Action / Release: Aug 20, 2013 / ESRB: RP-T+

Humble Bundle returns to Rapture with 2K Bundle

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 08, 2014 11:09am PDT

Returning to Rapture is now a lot less expensive, thanks to the folks at Humble Bundle. The latest bundle offers a slate of 2K Games, headlined by the BioShock series. Players will have the option to allocate their funds among 2K Games, Humble Bundle, and the Action Against ...

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"The two games I don't own in this bundle are X-COM Declassified and The Darkness 2 and I can get ..."

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Significant layoffs at 2K Marin, developer of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 17, 2013 1:15pm PDT

2K Marin, developer of the recently-released The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, is laying off a "large number" of employees.

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"Rod Ferguson's team consists of ex-S.W. 1313 and Prey 2 team members, so I'm guessing we'll be ..."

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified's Xbox 360-exclusive DLC coming next week

By Steve Watts, Oct 02, 2013 8:30am PDT

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified will get its first DLC next week, the Xbox 360-exclusive "Hangar 6 R&D." 2K has detailed what's coming in the pack.

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified review: potential unknown

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 26, 2013 11:30am PDT

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified shows the potential to be a mixture of third-person shooting and tactical XCOM strategy, but winds up falling short in both departments.

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified live-action web series, from beginning to end

By Steve Watts, Aug 09, 2013 12:30pm PDT

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified has been hosting a live-action web series, which concluded today and paved the way for the game's launch.

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HangoverX teaches you the tactics of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 06, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Get ready for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified with this cute Flash mini-game called HungoverX.

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified experimented with a top-down view

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 31, 2013 11:00am PDT

Perhaps no game has been so drastically--and so visibly--changed in recent memory than The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. As the team was iterating on the game, they even transformed the game into a top-down strategy game at one point--a brief experiment that 2K Marin tried (and...

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified drops radial wheel for PC version

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 17, 2013 6:00am PDT

The PC version of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified drops the radial wheel when playing with mouse and keyboard. It's a rather dramatic change that takes some time to get used to, but ends up being a rather smart way of adapting the controls for players that refuse to use a game...

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'The transition' of The Bureau: making XCOM Declassified a more tactical shooter

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 17, 2013 5:00am PDT

"We're trying to make a more skillful game that requires more than just run and gun," XCOM Declassified's creative director told us. "We decided if the player obscenely uses tactics and his agents, there should be the possibility that you can beat certain fights without pers...

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified trailer is more tactics than shooter

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2013 9:00am PDT

A new trailer for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified shows off its strategy roots, as the player proceeds through an enemy encounter without ever firing a single shot.

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified first DLC is Xbox-exclusive

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 19, 2013 6:30am PDT

With only two months to go until the launch of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, you may have been concerned about publisher 2K's silence on the subject of downloadable content. Relax! The tactical shooter will indeed receive DLC, 2K announced today, and you'll surely be thrill...

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified video looks at agency's origin, tactics

By John Keefer, May 28, 2013 12:30pm PDT

XCOM: Enemy Unknown built on the premise of a modern day UFO agency designed to hunt down and eliminate alien threats. But a new video for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified delves into how developer 2K Marin envisioned the creation of that clandestine organization back in the 19...

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified preview: mash effect

By Andrew Yoon, May 13, 2013 5:00am PDT

XCOM as it is today can be best summed up as this: Mass Effect, set in the 60s.

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The Bureau is 'an evolution,' not reboot of XCOM

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 26, 2013 12:01am PDT

After years of silence, the XCOM FPS has resurfaced as a tactical cover-based third-person shooter known as The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. Yet, in...

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified coming August 20th, now a third-person shooter

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 26, 2013 12:00am PDT

After a week of teases, 2K Games has officially announced The Bureau: XCOM Declassified--the game formerly known as just XCOM.

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