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XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be a really challenging game; not impossibly difficult or frustrating

In a recent interview with VentureBeat, Jake Solomon, lead designer for Firaxis Games’ XCOM: Enemy Unknown, said that their upcoming remake of the legendary XCOM game will be a really challenging game. Jake wanted to differentiate this term and said that it would not be impossibly difficult or tedious to play, just challenging in so many other ways. Moreover, Jake said that they have a game that openly embraces the idea of challenge as a selling point and that’s exactly what will differentiate their game from all other previous frustrating parts of the series, like X-Com: Terror from the Deep. Continue reading XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be a really challenging game; not impossibly difficult or frustrating

XCOM: Enemy Unknown – Features Overview

2K Games have released a new developer diary for Firaxis’ upcoming remake of XCOM. In this video, the Firaxis team discuss XCOM: Enemy Unknown and the changes that have been made to it. This developer diary also features some gameplay footage, so make sure to give it a go. XCOM: Enemy Unknown is slated for a Fall release on PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. Continue reading XCOM: Enemy Unknown – Features Overview

Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Gods & Kings announced and coming in Spring 2012

2K Games has just revealed a new expansion for Civilization V. Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Gods & Kings is the first expansion for 2K Games’ acclaimed strategy game and is currently slated for a late Spring 2012 release. Gods & Kings will add more techs, units, buildings, Wonders, and playable Civilizations. Continue reading Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Gods & Kings announced and coming in Spring 2012

XCOM: Enemy Unknown – First Screenshots Revealed

XCOM fans, here is something interesting for you. The first screenshots of Firaxis upcoming XCOM remake have just been revealed and you can view them bellow. In addition, GameInformer has released some new information about the game and according to them, the game won’t be dumbed down. Furthermore, XCOM: Enemy Uknown can be considered as a re-imagining of XCOM instead of a remake. The game looks pretty good, even in its early stage, and we can’t wait to get more details about it. Enjoy the first screenshots – courtesy of GameInformer – bellow! Continue reading XCOM: Enemy Unknown – First Screenshots Revealed

XCOM: Enemy Unknown announced and coming to the PC this Fall

We bloody well know that you were disappointed when you first heard that the next X-Com game would be a first-person shooter, instead of a strategy game. Well, guess what’s coming in our way guys. Yeap, that’s right; a strategy game based on X-Com that is developed by Firaxis and is slated for a Fall release in PC, X360 and PS3. In other words, it’s what you – X-Com fans – have been waiting for, so keep reading. Continue reading XCOM: Enemy Unknown announced and coming to the PC this Fall

Civilization V – New PC Update Released

Firaxis Games released today a new PC update for their latest turn-based strategy game, Civilization V. This update improves the enemy AI and rebalances the game to make higher difficulty levels more challenging. Furthermore, this update included improvements to the game’s multiplayer mode, as well as to the game’s UI and Diplomacy. We should note that your existing saves will work correctly, so there is no reason to worry about losing your game’s progress. This update is available through Steam and will be auto-downloaded next time you start your Steam client. The changelog is huge, so take a deep breath before reading it. Continue reading Civilization V – New PC Update Released