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Former design director at 2K Marin, Zak McClendon, is now the lead designer on Double Fine Studios' crowd-funded Psychonauts 2. McClendon previously headed up development on games like BioShock 2 and The Bureau: XCOM Declassified.
Aliens are invading and only one group of specially trained government agents can stop them from fulfilling their sinister plots. It’s a scenario The Bureau: XCOM Declassified fans on the Mac have become quite familiar with, and is ready to thicken quite a bit with the introduction of three new batches of DLC.
The first screenshots for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified were released by 2K Games this weekend. The shots show the Bureau agents responding to reports of alien activity in force.
2K Marin's shooter based on the strategy series X-COM hasn't been cancelled contrary to popular belief. Publisher 2K Games announced today that they'll providing a "fresh look" at the game in a matter of days. They also sent out a new screenshot.
Irrational Games is currently plugging away at BioShock Infinite, the third installment in the first-person shooter series. However, a new report suggests that they're looking ahead to the next game as well.
2K Games is currently working to revive the X-COM strategy series with two games: a first-person shooter simply called XCOM and a turn-based strategy called XCOM: Enemy Unknown. In a new interview, the creator of the series offered his thoughts on these new games.
In the quarterly business results for Take-Two Interactive, all the numbers came pouring in. While I know gamers are only interested in whether Take-Two posted profits this quarter over the last or whether operating costs were lower than the previous quarter, there was more pressing news at hand…XCOM has been delayed.
A new developer diary was released for one of the many upcoming FPS games, XCOM. The dev diary from 2K Marin is mostly about the team justifying the changes to XCOM and defending the game, saying that it still pays great tribute to the original X-Com.
An insightful editorial breaks down why the turn-based genre is not dying out, why it's actually alive and well, and why XCOM could have succeeded as a strategy game had 2K given it a little bit of a chance. But would XCOM be better as an FPS or a turn-based game?
The new XCOM might not be a turn-based strategy like its predecessors but it's not completely abandoning its heritage. A twenty-minute walkthrough video shows some of the RPG and strategy elements involved in the game.
Next year the classic strategy series X-COM will make a comeback. However, the new game - XCOM - is a first-person shooter. In a new interview, 2K president Christoph Hartmann explained why the series changed genres.
2K Games announced that XCOM will be released early next year. The sci-fi thriller is set to arrive on the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC on March 6th in North America. The international release will follow on the 9th.
It's been months since 2K announced that the PC version of BioShock 2 would be receiving the single-player DLC released for consoles. They're not ready to release it just yet but they're getting there.
The PC will not be missing out on BioShock 2's single-player downloadable content, after all. 2K Games has decided to resume development of the DLC for that platform and also prepare a final patch.
The PC version of BioShock 2 will not be receiving the "Minerva's Den" and "Protector Trials" DLC. 2K has shelved plans to port over the new single-player content, which is already available for the PS3 and Xbox 360.