Tagged:  Firaxis Games

PAX 2012: Hands-On XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Written by (@nightskyre) on September 24, 2012 in Opinion

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Before you read this, please feel free to take the time to read my first two pieces on XCOM here and here. When I left you, I was off to find information on X-COM: UFO Defense. Stepping into the 1993 release as a wanton shoot-from-the-hip 2012 gamer, I was clearly underprepared for the complicated gameplay… Read More »

XCom: UFO Defense Reborn?

Written by (@nightskyre) on August 28, 2012 in Opinion

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18 years ago a company, under the watchful eye of the already established strategy game legend Sid Meier, released a video game that would become a bigger hit than even they anticipated. With little fanfare MicroProse, then a subsidiary of Spectrum HoloByte, released X-COM: UFO Defense (UFO Enemy Unknown outside North America). Over the next… Read More »

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Cleared For Landing

Written by (@itloo) on May 31, 2012 in News

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Summer is already here, which means that the Fall gaming season is just around the corner. 2K Games recently announced that XCOM®: Enemy Unknown, the action-strategy game from Firaxis Games, will be available for purchase in North America on October 9, 2012 and internationally on October 12, 2012. In addition to this announcement we have also been… Read More »