Firaxis’ upcoming strategy game Civilization VI is dropping this week, more specifically Friday the 21st October. Along with the other information that we know, it has just been confirmed that you can use multiple leaders for the same civilizations. This was speculated before-hand but has now been set in stone…
Good news Commander. In an announcement that many console XCOM fans were hoping for, Firaxis and 2K have revealed that XCOM 2 will be coming to consoles on the 9th of September. The PC version of XCOM 2 gained critical acclaim on launch and even though Firaxis originally stated that…
In an announcement right out of left field, Firaxis and 2K Games have announced the latest installment of their massively influential empire builder, Civilization VI, will be launching on PC on October 21st. The trailer we have seen is only a brief one, showing glimpses of humanity's advancement from Stone…
On February 5th, XCOM 2 landed and once again we could become the commander and wipe out the alien scourge that threatened humanity. Well, not all of us. Despite the game's modest sales and high critical praise, Firaxis have still not shed any light on whether or not a console port of…
This information must have all been declassified by the XCOM project as a ton of new information has just dropped about XCOM 2, the sequel to Firaxis' incredibly successful reboot of XCOM back in 2012. We have received a new trailer for the game, showing off lots of combat footage,…
Good news Commander. Firaxis have released a trailer chock full of information on your new mobile base in XCOM 2, the Avenger. Made from a reclaimed alien transport, the Avenger is your constantly moving home and forward operating base in the fight against Advent and the alien forces which now…
A ten minute video of XCOM 2 gameplay from this years E3 has emerged on Youtube. This follows the recent announcement from 2K and Firaxis Games of the sequel to hit strategy title XCOM: Enemy Unknown. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ok65u-2DoVw The video, as described by XCOM 2 Creative Director Jake Solomon, sees the world we…
2K and Firaxis Games today announced that XCOM 2, the sequel to the award-winning strategy title XCOM: Enemy Unknown, is currently in development for Windows-based PC. The game will also be coming to Mac and Linux via Feral Interactive. The announcement was joined by a trailer, outlining the state of…
2K and Firaxis Games have announced Sid Meier’s Starships, a new turn-based, adventure-driven interstellar strategy game from Sid Meier, creator of the Civilization series. The game will be set in the Civilization: Beyond Earth universe. The announcement includes a trailer and a set of screenshots, available below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQh6WjrRohc Scheduled for…
Civilization: Beyond Earth is an extremely difficult game to describe to a long-time fan of Sid Meier's venerated series without sounding negative, despite it being a good game. To an newcomer, the borderline trite descriptor of “take over an planet through force or integrating humanity into their new world” seems…
In the run up to Civilization: Beyond Earth's release this Friday, Civilization V is free to play on Steam until the 23rd of October. Warm up before you jet off into space or try your hand at Civ for the first time, this offer allows everyone to try their hand…
Earlier this week, Firaxis and Fantasy Flight Games announced that an XCOM inspired board game is on the way later this year. Described as a digital hybrid game, XCOM: The Board Game's most innovative feature is that it will be closely linked with a free companion app that will keep…
In news coming out from 2K Games today, Civilization: Beyond Earth will be released on the 24th of October. If you pre-order the game, you will receive the Exoplanets Map Pack which includes six custom maps, inspired by real life exoplanets. These include Kepler 186f, Rigil Kantoris Bb, Tau Ceti…
During the Twitch's official livestream, members of the Civilization: Beyond Earth development team revealed a lot of information about the game, to do with new gameplay mechanics, the settings and the things to expect when you go Beyond Earth. As for the game's setting, the game takes place after what…
Remember the launch trailer for Civilization Beyond Earth that came out yesterday? Do you remember thinking 'it's good but it's just missing that special something'? Well have no fear, we've found exactly what it needed. Glam Metal!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_WSgMhfuic That's right, a near perfect mash up of the reveal trailer with…
Stardate -308718.8, Firaxis have announced their latest title, Civilization: Beyond Earth at a developer panel during PAX East. Civilization: Beyond Earth is a spiritual successor to Alpha Centauri, though sadly not an official sequel due to some complicated IP ownership shenanigans. Anyway enough chatter, it's trailer time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtYWqE55s24 Looks pretty cool…
Firaxis have been constantly hammering away at Civilization V since its release, making sure all the kinks are worked out, balancing and working on their first expansion "Gods and Kings". Firaxis haven't stopped there though, recently announcing "Civilization V:Brave New World". The expansion intends to expand on the way culture…
Taking over the world is so much fun, but few games made it as time-consumingly entertaining as Civilization V. The first expansion "Gods and Kings" revamped the way armies waged war and added a load of new units and structures along with the addition of religion. The second expansion named…
Feral Interactive today announced that the award-winning strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be released on the Mac this Spring. Developed by Firaxis Games and published by 2K Games for PC and consoles, XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a re-imagining of the groundbreaking classic X-COM: UFO Defense (1994). XCOM: Enemy Unknown…