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Posts Tagged firaxis


Civilization: Beyond Earth gameplay video is a Kraken watch

A new Civilization: Beyond Earth video, shown during this weekend’s PAX event, features more gameplay from the upcoming Firaxis strategy title.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Aug 2014 | 0

Firaxis Games have their own convention now

Firaxis titles can no longer be contained by mere trade events like E3 or Gamescom, so they’ve set up their own convention in September.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Aug 2014 | 0

Civilization: Beyond Earth system specs and pre-order on Steam

Firaxis’ Civilization: Beyond Earth is now on Steam in pre-order form, complete with a bundle offer and some lovely PC system specs to compare against your own machine.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Aug 2014 | 0

Civilization: Beyond Earth screenshots make planetfall

Okay, “make planetfall” is a bit dramatic but it sounds so much more exotic than “are released to press by a PR company”.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Aug 2014 | 0

Civilization: Beyond Earth videos show 50 mins of alien relations

Firaxis’ Pete Murray has been streaming some early moves from Civilization: Beyond Earth, and those videos are now up on YouTube.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Aug 2014 | 0

Take Civilization: Beyond Earth on 24 October

The release date for Civilization: Beyond Earth has moved beyond the nebulous “third quarter” and turned into a solid number.

By Peter Parrish | 3 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Civilization: Beyond Earth gets some E3 2014 images

There’ll hopefully be a fair bit more to come from Civilization: Beyond Earth at this year’s E3, but here’s a warm up of some screenshots and concept art.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Watch the Civilization Beyond Earth reveal panel in full

Firaxis and 2K have made the full Civilization Beyond Earth reveal panel form last weekend available for all to view.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #161

This week on the IncGamers Podcast, YOU get a Nexus 7 and YOU get a Nexus 7 and … oh, sorry, you weren’t at the Ubisoft Paris preview event for Watch Dogs, so you don’t get one.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Civilization Beyond Earth is the Firaxis game reveal

Civilization will be returning to space with Civilization Beyond Earth, a title that for many will call to mind Alpha Centauri.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Apr 2014 | 2

Firaxis game announcement coming on 12 April

Strategy game developer Firaxis will be revealing a new title at their PAX East panel this Saturday.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Apr 2014 | 3

XCOM: Enemy Within Review

XCOM: Enemy Within is, in a lot of ways, the quintessential expansion pack.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Nov 2013 | 1

XCOM: Enemy Within’s Security Breach trailer details human enemies

A new trailer for the forthcoming XCOM: Enemy Within expansion has been released, detailing the rogue organisation EXALT.

By Tim McDonald | 9 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

XCOM: Enemy Within can be pre-ordered on Steam

If you’re feeling suitably confident that the XCOM: Enemy Within expansion will provide you with as much enjoyment as XCOM: Enemy Unknown did, then you may wish to risk pre-purchasing it on Steam in order to save a small amount of money.

By Peter Parrish | 3 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Base expansion: XCOM: Enemy Within due November

2K and Firaxis have announced that XCOM: Enemy Within – an expansion pack for XCOM: Enemy Unknown – will launch in November.

By Tim McDonald | 21 Aug 2013 | 2

Civilization Online brings MMO gameplay to the franchise but only in Asia

Developed by XL Games and driven by CryEngine 3, the popular Civilization series is being made into an MMO called Civilization Online.

By Paul Younger | 8 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

XCOM still too tough for some, next patch will make it easier

Apparently there are some players for whom XCOM: Enemy Unknown is still too difficult when set to ‘Easy’ mode.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

XCOM: Enemy Unknown [Review] – World turns

Back when I was a wee lad of about 10, we got hold of Terror from the Deep, the aquatic sequel to UFO: Enemy Unknown (which was better known as X-COM: UFO Defense across the Atlantic, and I’ll grudgingly call it that to distinguish it from the similarly-named 2012 game).

By Tim McDonald | 18 Oct 2012 | 2

Choose your fate in this XCOM: Enemy Unknown interactive video

The magic of youtube makes such things as ‘interactive trailers’ possible.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

XCOM: Enemy Unknown demo can now be abducted on PC

Anyone itching to see how Firaxis has handled the task of taking on the much-beloved XCOM series can get a taste of the full game by heading over to Steam and grabbing a two level PC demo.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

XCOM: Enemy Unknown taking PC digital pre-sales, bonus items detailed

You can buy XCOM: Enemy Unknown right now if you like, but you won’t be able to play it until 9 October.

By John Robertson | 7 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Here’s a whole hour of X-Com: Enemy Unknown [Video]

Never mind all that trailer nonsense, there’s no better way to show off your forthcoming game than to live-stream an hour of it and stick it on YouTube.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Aliens invade Cologne in XCOM: Enemy Unknown images

Mysterious lights in the sky have been spotted over Cologne, but on closer inspection they’re just screenshots for Firaxis’ XCOM: Enemy Unknown update/remake.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Civilisation V added to Steam Workshop

2K Games has announced that Firaxis’ Civilisation V is now a part of the Steam Worskshop family.

By John Robertson | 15 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

New features and civs explored in Civ V: Gods and Kings dev diary [Video]

2K Games and Firaxis have released a developer diary for the upcoming “Gods and Kings” expansion for Civiliation V, you can watch it in full below.

By John Robertson | 13 Jun 2012 | 1