Posts Tagged ‘Firaxis’

XCOM is, with little to no reservation, a terrific and hugely important accomplishment in video game design. It is turn-based combat that is almost consistently breakneck and non-stop in its pacing. Continue Reading »

 

2K Games and Firaxis today announced that XCOM: Enemy Unknown has been shipped and is available in North America. The game ships internationally on the 12th. A demo is available on Steam. “Released in 1993, the original X-COM still reigns as one […] Continue Reading »

 

2K Games and Firaxis Games today announced that Civilization V: Gods & Kings has been shipped and is now available in North America. The expansion will be available internationally on June 22nd. “Developed by Firaxis Games, Sid Meier’s Civilization V: […] Continue Reading »

 

2K Games today released a new developer diary trailer for Civilization V: Gods & Kings, the upcoming expansion to the fifth game in the series. “In this new developer diary for Civilization V: Gods & Kings, Ed Beach and Dennis […] Continue Reading »

 

2K Games and Firaxis Games today announced that a Civilization V free weekend has begun on Steam, which will run through May 27th 1:00pm PDT. “As part of the celebration of the upcoming release of the expansion pack, Sid Meier’s […] Continue Reading »

 

2K Games today announced XCOM: Enemy Unknown, a new strategy game in development by Firaxis based on the classic original, which is scheduled to be released next fall. "XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be instantly recognizable to fans of the original […] Continue Reading »

 

Stardock today announced the addition of science fiction writer Dave Stern to oversee creative storytelling and lore implementation for future titles. "Stern, author of numerous books including the novelizations of Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and The Blair Witch Project and […] Continue Reading »

 

The "Cradle of Civilization" map packs that were previously available only to customers who pre-ordered the game have now been released for anyone to purchase. The packs can be purchased individually and there's also a bundle. The Cradle of Civilization […] Continue Reading »

 

When it comes to computer games, calling a game a sequel usually means something.  At its worst a sequel has the same engine with nothing new beyond a slightly different story or new scenarios.  At its best a sequel builds […] Continue Reading »

 

2K Games released new screens and a trailer for "Civilization V" at E3, giving viewers more of a look at the highly anticipated sequel by Firaxis. "Sid Meier's Civilization V is the fifth offering in the multi-award winning Civilization strategy […] Continue Reading »

 

2K Games today announced that "Civilization V", the anticipated upcoming sequel in the series by Firaxis, is scheduled to ship in North America on September 21 and internationally on September 24. "Sid Meier’s Civilization V reinvigorates the classic turn-based strategy […] Continue Reading »

 

2K Games and Valve today announced an agreement that will bring Steamworks to the PC version of "Civlization V". In addition, a Digital Deluxe Edition will be available to purchase on Steam, which will come with a free map pack. […] Continue Reading »

 

A new trailer for the newly announced "Civilization V" sequel has been released, giving viewers a glimpse at what's to come in the next installment. "Civilization V takes this definitive strategy game series in new directions with the introduction of […] Continue Reading »

 

2K Games today announced that Firaxis is developing "Civilization V," not to be confused with the upcoming Facebook game – titled  "Civilization Network." A teaser page is up at http://www.civilization5.com/. "Civilization V takes this definitive strategy game series in new […] Continue Reading »