The Bureau: XCOM Declassified

PC, XB360, PS3 / Action / Release: Aug 20, 2013 / ESRB: M

Spec Ops, XCOM Slated for Fiscal 2012; 'No Update' on Max Payne 3

By Xav de Matos, Feb 08, 2011 4:15pm PST

In its latest financial report, publisher Take Two has adjusted its release calendar to coincide with recently revealed information but threw in a...


"Complete overhaul or rethink or redesign is my guess. I didn't care for the original look or ..."

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XCOM E3 2010 Preview

By Garnett Lee, Jun 22, 2010 12:20pm PDT

QUICKTAKE: The 50's "dawn of the atomic age" era provides a great atmosphere for an alien-hunt shooter whether you know the original or not. And for those who do, while it's not a strategy game, there are ample nods to the X-Com spirit


"X-com was played on my dad's Packard Bell, 486 and for the first time it gave me feelings of ..."

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Weekend Confirmed Episode 13

By Garnett Lee, Jun 18, 2010 3:00pm PDT

E3 2010 goes into the books with a deluge of games and we dive right into the deep end of them. Shacknews's own Chris Faylor joins Garnett, Brian,...


"Great show guys. first time listener and I loved it. Enticing, interesting, diverse and full ..."

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XCOM E3 Media: When Oil Attacks!

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 16, 2010 5:33am PDT

Oil! Our trusted tacky friend. Fuel of innovation, powering a new bright


"Heheh, looks pretty cool. I don't think I've played a fps that takes place in the rural 50's ..."

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XCOM Trailer Shows Off FPS 'Re-Imagining'

By Chris Faylor, Jun 11, 2010 9:40am PDT

The very first trailer for XCOM--the "re-imagining" of the strategy series as a "mystery-filled first-person shooter" by developer 2K Marin--has...


"Meh, looks okay, but this ain't XCOM. Us old, bitter gamers while LOVED the original XCOM will ..."

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2K's XCOM Reboot Coming in 2011

By Chris Faylor, Jun 09, 2010 9:05am PDT

2K's XCOM, the "re-imagining" of the classic strategy series as a "mystery-filled first-person shooter," now has a release window: 2011. Upon...


"I wonder how many "Spiritual successors" need to be made before someone actually gets it right ..."

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X-Com 'Re-Imagined' as Xenonauts by Indie Dev

By Chris Faylor, Apr 16, 2010 10:30am PDT

Following word that franchise owner 2K Games is "re-imagining" the turn-based tactical series X-COM as a first-person shooter dubbed XCOM,...


"Am I the only one who actually enjoyed the UFO Aftermath/Aftershock/Afterlife games? I thought ..."

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XCOM FPS 'Re-Imagining' Coming From Both 2K Australia and 2K Marin [Updated]

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 15, 2010 5:40am PDT

[Update - 1:30pm CST] 2K Games has clarified that "both the Novato, California and Canberra, Australia arms of [2K Marin] are collaborating on...


"Dear Game Industry, When handling old IPs please take the time to remember that the reason ..."

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X-Com 'Re-Imagined' as FPS by BioShock 2 Dev

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 14, 2010 5:40am PDT

BioShock 2 developer 2K Marin is to revive the classic turn-based tactical PC series X-COM as a first-person shooter, publisher 2K Games announced...


"Yeah, because Irrational Games fucking sucks at making FPS games, you're right. You DEY TOOK ..."

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