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Firaxis Games Developing Strategy Title XCOM: Enemy Unknown


2KMarin won’t be the only ones putting an XCOM out in the near future.


While’s 2K’s XCOM shooter is slated for release sometime between April 2012 and March 2013, Sid Meier developer, Firaxis Games (and also a 2K subsidiary), are developing their own separate XCOM strategy title for release this year.


XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a turn-based strategy game that Firaxis say will remain true to the original X-COM, titled UFO: Enemy Unknown, as reported in a recent issue of Game Informer magazine.


XCOM: Enemy Unknown will have a brand new story, however. The game is slated for release in fall 2012 for the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Meanwhile, you can read up on 2KMarin’s XCOM shooter in our lengthy interview from last year.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.