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XCOM 2 developer Firaxis on the game’s console invasion

2K Games is in the midst of what might be one of its busiest ever periods. The team is currently in the throws of launching seven games in six weeks, which began earlier in the month with the chart-topping BioShock: The Collection and will conclude at the end of October …

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Why Mafia III isn’t afraid to deal with racism

Mafia should really be 2K’s biggest franchise. It has a brilliant name and is an open-world crime game, which is perhaps the most popular genre in the world. It certainly sounds like it has more potential than 2K’s other huge sellers, such as the stylised, and frankly unusual, Borderlands and …

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Games industry marketing veteran Jon Rooke joins 2K

Games industry marketing expert Jon Rooke has joined 2K. Rooke is a 16-year veteran of the video games industry, including lengthy stints at Vivendi, Microsoft, Sega and THQ. His most recent roles included European marketing director at Sega, global brand director at The Creative Assembly and European marketing director at …

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XCOM 2 set for PS4 and Xbox One

Hit PC strategy game XCOM 2 will come to consoles after all. Developer Firaxis has teamed up with The Workshop to deliver a PS4 and Xbox One version of the game. The title is set for release on September 9th in Europe. Gamers who pre-order the title will receive the …

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XCOM 2 plots invasion of 2K’s Windsor Gaming Bar

2K Games is running a series of PR events in Windsor to support the upcoming XCOM 2. The PC strategy title arrives on February 5th and the firm has been inviting press, streamers, YouTube personalities, fans, retail communities and staff to the 2K Gaming Bar in Windsor to try the …

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2K and WWE extend video games partnership

2K has signed a new exclusive agreement with wrestling company WWE to keep developing and publishing the WWE video games franchise. This multi-year partnership grants 2K worldwide rights to publish WWE titles on all major platforms and distribution channels. 2K’sWWE games have been developed by the publisher’sVisual Concepts studio and …

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Battleborn delayed to May

You’ll have to wait an extra three months to play the next shooter from Borderlands creator Gearbox. Battleborn, a character-focused shooter that includes both a campaign and multiple 10-player online modes, was originally planned to launch on February 9th. Now, the PC, PS4 and Xbox One game will hit shelves …

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