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Prevent “Casualties of War” With the New XCOM: Enemy Unknown Trailer

by 2 years ago

While we wait until 2014 or so for the new XCOM first person shooter, 2K and Firaxis  Games, developers of the classic Civilization series, bring us a proper XCOM strategy …

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Steam Daily Deals for July 20th

by 2 years ago

Experience teaches us that in a fight between psychics and ghosts, the audience loses.  Most productions sidestep the issue by having the fight occur by proxy: Ghost Obi-Wan, Tangina, and …

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Amazon’s Summer Sale Begins

by 2 years ago

Take a moment to verify which digitally distributed version of Max Payne 3 you're choosing to buy for 50%-off this week, as Amazon has separate listings for the Steam and …

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Of Diplomacy and Espionage in Civ V: Gods and Kings

by 2 years ago

If the combat AI remains the most disappointing part of the Civilization V experience, the Gods & Kings expansion renovates the diplomacy system into one of the best.  It might …

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Civilization V: Gods and Kings Wartime Impressions

by 2 years ago

My civilization should be a smoldering ruin by now.  The Siamese, Polynesians, and the Indians have joined forces with their confederacy of city states to take me down.  In Civilization …

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Civilization V: Gods and Kings First Impressions

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It’ll probably be a week or two before I feel familiar enough with the new Gods & Kings expansion pack for Civilization V to decide whether I like it or …

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Spies and Prophets Abound in New Civ 5 Developer Diary

by 2 years ago

One day before the release of the first full Civilization V expansion Gods & Kings, Firaxis developers Dennis Shirk and Ed Beach are back to discuss what customizable religions, espionage, …

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Lead Your Civ To Greatness with Civilization V: Gods & Kings

by 2 years ago

The expansion pack for Civilization V, Gods & Kings, is set to release in less than a week. To help give gamers an early look at all of the ways …

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown Video Shows Off Tactical Combat

by 2 years ago

After how well Civilization V  from Firaxis Games turned out, we have strong reason to be excited about XCOM: Enemy Unknown  which releases on October 9th for the Xbox 360, …

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Civilization V Goes Free-to-Play for a Weekend

by 2 years ago

If the 4X action of Warlock: Master of the Arcane wasn't enough for you, 2K and Firaxis Games have announced a free weekend for their popular title of the same …

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown Digs Deep

by 2 years ago

The best location for my first X-COM base might be the very first strategic pointer I took from a gaming magazine.  Central Europe had the highest concentration of participating nations …

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XCOM Dev: Permadeath is Good

by 2 years ago

The lack of a clear successor to the original X-COM has been one of the game industry's biggest mysteries for almost two decades now.  Even the company that produced the …

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