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Civilization VI – Civilized Quality

Following the release of Civilization VI, Sean Cleaver sat down with Sarah Darney, associate producer at Firaxis, to talk about how her background in QA has been essential for her role on the game

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Firaxis on what changes Civilization VI has brought

If you ever needed proof that the strategy genre is anything but niche, take one look at Civilization. It’s a deep, complicated turn-based strategy franchise that has sold in excess of 33m copies in its 25-year history. The most successful was Civilization V with 8m games sold to date. The …

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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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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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Vita-exclusive Civilization Revolution 2 Plus launches next month

An upgraded version of Civilization Revolution 2 will launch this December as a PS Vita-exclusive, Sony and 2K have announced. A post on thePlayStation Blogreveals Civilization Revolution 2 Plus will carry the same content as Firaxis and 2K’s 2014 mobile release of the same name, along with a few exclusive …

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown Plus for PS Vita rated by ESRB

A PS Vita edition of XCOM: Enemy Unknown is in the works, according to a new ESRB rating. The rating indicates the Vita release will be dubbed XCOM: Enemy Unknown Plus, though its unclear what the addition in the title means in terms of differences from Enemy Unknown’s PC, console …

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XCOM 2 delayed until 2016

Quite possibly the most eager anticipated PC game of Christmas has been delayed. XCOM 2, the sequel to the excellent 2012 game XCOM: Enemy Unknown (which was itself a remake of the equally bloody good UFO: Enemy Unknown) will now be arriving on February 5th, 2016. It’s a disappointment to …

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