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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...


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.


"Yeah I hope for this too - I loved the story in 1 and 2 but Combat rated a 5 or 6 for me. Big ..."

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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...


"continuing on those thoughts... i think men in black 3 had the style of a sixties agency pretty ..."

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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.


"3rd person? LOLOLOL...and a hearty "meh" settles around the internets..."

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XCOM shooter has 'evolved'; new screen shows situation room

By John Keefer, Apr 24, 2013 6:45am PDT

2K Games has finally revealed what we have known for awhile: The planned XCOM tactical shooter has "evolved," and an announcement on what is going on at developer 2K Marin should be revealed in "the coming days," perhaps as early as April 26.


"Imagine walking through that on your way to get the newest reports on UFO sightings 8)"

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Possible XCOM teaser says Russian meteor a hoax

By John Keefer, Apr 19, 2013 6:00pm PDT

The XCOM hype continues to build. Earlier today, we found out about some mysterious marketing materials possibly pointing to the possibly rebranded...


"The big reveal is going to be that the bald guy in the silhouette is actually Peter Molyneux."

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XCOM shooter relaunch could be soon, based on marketing pack

By John Keefer, Apr 19, 2013 3:00pm PDT

The mystery surrounding 2K Games' XCOM shooter rivals the conspiracy theories and covert shenanigans the series is known for. But it looks like the wait on news may be ending soon.


"I think the idea is rad, but I love my Xcom anyway, but I think a noir scifi would be cool."

- k1ld0r see all 9 comments

XCOM FPS site taken down, videos removed

By Steve Watts, Apr 15, 2013 9:00am PDT

The XCOM shooter has had its site removed and videos pulled from 2K's official YouTube channel, and recent domain registrations indicate it may be getting a rebranding as "The Bureau."


"and if we're going to talk shirts, his shirt in the original game was pretty colorful"

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BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition includes virtual museum

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 04, 2013 6:00am PST

If you have skipped the BioShock series for some reason, perhaps due to a lengthy coma or immense silliness, you'll soon be able to make amends with one handy bundle. Publisher 2K today announced the BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition collection, which bundles the first two ...


"I was gonna say, how would they handle the PC version with SecuROM activation DRM for Bioshock ..."

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Rumor: XCOM being reworked into third-person tactical shooter

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 01, 2012 7:30am PDT

Could the other XCOM game be turning into a third-person shooter? A newly released survey seems to suggest so.


"I agree with you, I'm skeptical as well. However it does irk me to think that a game as great ..."

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown to feature one-on-one deathmatch mode

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 10, 2012 12:00pm PDT

For the first time in an XCOM (and X-COM) game, you'll be able to partake in one-on-one deathmatch shenanigans.


"Having the multiplayer portion can potentially create some improvements in the single player AI ..."

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XCOM delayed into 'fiscal 2014'

By Andrew Yoon, May 22, 2012 1:22pm PDT

What ever happened to the XCOM FPS reboot by 2K Marin? Apparently, it is now scheduled to launch in fiscal 2014, which begins on April 1, 2013.


"It looks like bioshock cause its made by the same devs you ignoramus. Must be hard to appreciate ..."

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XCOM developer 2K Marin planning next game

By Steve Watts, Jan 30, 2012 12:00pm PST

XCOM developer 2K Marin is in the pre-production stages for a new IP as well.


"I take it you got your hands on an early copy and have a clue what youre talking about? While I ..."

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XCOM creator calls FPS direction 'disappointing'

By Steve Watts, Jan 20, 2012 10:45am PST

XCOM creator Julian Gollop talks about his disappointment with the shooter XCOM, and his hopes for XCOM: Enemy Unknown.


"The Hitman movie's portrayal of the character wasn't accurate at all. Firstly, 47 doesn't rescue ..."

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XCOM delayed into 'fiscal 2013'

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 08, 2011 2:00pm PST

The publisher has announced a delay for the new XCOM into "fiscal 2013," which begins on April 1 of next year.


""Half-casual"? I see we're inventing new ways to label gamers we don't like. Looking forward to ..."

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