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XCOM E3 demo video: 20 minutes of gameplay

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 26, 2011 12:15pm PDT

We can now all watch the 20-minute XCOM reboot demo build shown off at E3, which reflects "some pretty aggressive design changes" made to capture more of the original feeling.

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"I'll grant I don't know how far the gameplay was into the game but the big thing I remember ..."

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BioShock Series Could Switch Developers

By Chris Faylor, Jun 09, 2010 4:00pm PDT

While Take-Two Interactive still intends to "support the [BioShock] franchise," the publisher has revealed that the next entry could be handled by...

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"Actually Sherlock, for every BioShock news thread, we are constantly reminded about system shock ..."

- Ruaerikoholic see all 48 comments

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 ..."

- Agent Subterfuge see all 282 comments

BioShock 2 DLC Plans Are 'Pretty Aggressive'

By Chris Faylor, Jan 18, 2010 9:05am PST

Though the first BioShock didn't get much in the way of downloadable add-ons--PC and Xbox 360 owners got a handful of new abilities, the later...

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"Cert comes before gold, they've been in that phase for months now. Gold is the start of ..."

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BioShock 2 Officially Announced for Late 2009; Involvement of Creator Ken Levine Confirmed

By Chris Faylor and Nick Breckon, Mar 11, 2008 2:09pm PDT

Publisher Take-Two Interactive today officially confirmed that a sequel to 2K Boston and 2K Australia's underwater shooter BioShock will arrive...

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"how about placing it in space? i'd love to see system shock 3"

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2K Using Unreal Engine 3 in Unannounced Titles

By Chris Faylor, Feb 12, 2008 7:58am PST

BioShock (PC, X360) publisher 2K Games will continue using Epic's Unreal Engine 3 technology in its future efforts, Epic announced today....

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"You're totally missing the point. Valve is the closest thing we have to a PRIVATELY HELD ..."

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2K Offically Announces 2K Marin, New Studio Reportedly Formed by Ex-BioShock Staff

By Chris Faylor, Dec 17, 2007 7:38am PST

2K Games owner Take-Two Interactive has officially announced the creation of 2K Marin, a new development studio located at 2K's new headquarters in...

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"well, then I'll associate their games with invasive SecuROM activation. Brand recognition works ..."

- the archvile see all 9 comments