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The Big Game: XCOM 2

My friend Andrew was the only friend I knew with a computer when I was 12. He had a few games for it, including one we’d picked up at a car boot sale called: UFO: Enemy Unknown. We loved it. We had built our base, equipped our ships and put …

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Sid Meier’s Starships is out next month

Developer Firaxis has confirmed a release date for Sid Meier’s Starships. The game will be released on PC, Mac and iPad on March 12th, PC Gamer reports. It has a US price of $15, with the UK price having yet to be announced. The game, announced last month, is being …

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VIDEO: Sid Meier’s Starships takes strategy to space

2K and Firaxis Games have announced the next title from Sid Meier – Starships. GameSpot reports that the turn based strategy title is due out in early 2015 on PC, Mac and iPad. It is being developed by Meier and a small team at Firaxis. Players will control a fleet …

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Civilization Revolution 2 now available for iOS devices

Civilization Revolution 2 – the first game in the Civ series developed exclusively for mobile devices – is out now on iOS. Priced at $15 (10.49) on the App Store, the game is a sequel to 2008 PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 release Civilization Revolution – which was later remade …

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Firaxis reveals Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth

Firaxis Games has announced Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth, revealing the game will release later this year. The development studio officially confirmed the news over the weekend, but it was an early info leak picked up by NeoGAF late last week that initially spilled the beans. The game will be …

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XCom: Enemy Within invades High Streets this November

Following the success of last year’s XCom: Enemy Unknown, 2K Games will release a fresh batch of strategic action later this year. The newly-announced XCom: Enemy Within is an expanded version of the hit 2012 title that adds new content and scenarios. It is being developed by Firaxis Games. The …

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown iOS won’t have in-app purchases

The upcoming iOS release of XCOM: Enemy Unknown won’t carry any purchasable upgrades, according to the game’s designer Jake Solomon. The Firaxis lead emphatically stated to IGN that there are no plans for in-app purchases when the popular AAA title arrives for iPads and iPhones later this year. "Oh God, …

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Civilization V: Brave New World expansion revealed, launches in July

A new Civilization V expansion is in the works, with 2K Games and Firaxis revealing XCOM units will join the fray. Dubbed Brave New World, the expansion will add the Polish Empire as a new civilization and a new World Congress diplomacy mechanic – in addition to the aforementioned crossover …

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‘Full’ XCOM: Enemy Unknown lands on iOS this summer

XCOM: Enemy Unknown will receive a full port for iOS, Firaxis Games has announced. The turn-based strategy reboot is being ported by 2K China, with guidance from Firaxis, and is set to arrive this summer on unspecified iOS devices. Polygon reports the port has been in the works for nearly …

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XCOM returns to strategy roots

2K Games has announced it will publish a new XCOM strategy title by the end of the year, entitled XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The publisher is already working on an action shooter reboot for the classic strategy series, XCOM, which is due for release on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC some …

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