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E3 2011: XCOM

By Garnett Lee, Jun 09, 2011 9:20am PDT

It's not the turn-based tactical combat game of the old games, but this year's new E3 demo gets a lot closer to getting the classic XCOM "vibe."

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"Yeah, it was a really interesting mechanic. Just this thing entirely separate from anything else ..."

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XCOM releasing on PS3, Xbox and PC in March

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 03, 2011 7:30am PDT

2K Marin's controversial reboot of XCOM will arrive in March 2012 not only on Xbox 360 and PC, but PS3 as well. A new gameplay trailer shows off its divisive FPS gameplay.

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"I like some of the visual effects. Not sure on the game otherwise yet, the development ..."

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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...

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"What are you talking about? there has never been a sequel to xcom. I was playing it yesterday ..."

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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

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"Rounding the corner and ending up face to face with a Sectoid was scary. Watching one of your ..."

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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,...

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"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

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"The original X-Com and Lemmings 2 came with my parents PC back in 94, and X-Com is what got me ..."

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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...

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"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...

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"I'm not saying they were bad, just not all that similar except for I guess being in the same ..."

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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,...

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"The real accomplishment of X-COM is that it would ass-rape you and you'll love every damn minute ..."

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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...

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"The Aussie games industry has taken a beating in the last few years because of the financial ..."

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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...

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"And I am not afraid to see what a competent group of individuals can do with it. If it ends up a ..."

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