2K Games announce new XCOM strategy game
2K Games has announced that Firaxis Games will be developing an action strategy game called XCOM: Enemy Unknown which is a throwback to the original XCOM.
The creative team tasked with the game are the same team behind the popular ‘Sid Meir’s Civilization franchise’ and plan to release XCOM: Enemy Unknown in autumn 2012, this game is not to be confused with XCOM which is an action shooter by 2K Martin which is still in development.
XCOM: Enemy Unknown will place players in control of a secret paramilitary organization called XCOM. As the XCOM commander, players will defend against a terrifying global alien invasion by managing resources, advancing technologies, and overseeing combat strategies and individual unit tactics.
“We’re looking forward to building upon the core gameplay experiences that fans of the original X-COM love, while introducing the franchise to a new generation,” Sarah Anderson, senior vice president of marketing with 2K in the press announcement.
“It’s been a dream of ours to recreate X-COM with our unique creative vision. We’re huge fans of the original game and it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to re-envision a game that is as beloved as X-COM,” said Steve Martin, president of Firaxis Games.
For more information on XCOM: Enemy Unknown check out http://www.xcom.com/.
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