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2K Games Announces XCOM!

Discussion in 'All Other Games' started by Thorn, Apr 14, 2010.

  1. Thorn

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  2. Little Faith

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    And if the preliminary statements are anything to go by the only actual resemblance to the XCOM franchise will be the name on the box.

    Story-driven FPS, eh?
     
  3. Thorn

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    I know. The first thing I thought after reading it was 'MOO3 all over again?' :(
     
  4. Little Faith

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    At least MOO3 sorta bore a small resemblance to it's namesake.
     
  5. Metromonkey

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    Well, this will have aliens and the killing of aliens and the word X-COM in it. It will sorta bare a small resemblance to it's namesake.
     
  6. Maniacal

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    Oh goodie, another 2K Marin game to not care about.
     
  7. t0mme

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    I'm not happy either. If I can't build my own base, defend it with guns I researched or stole from aliens, capture aliens, name every soldier in my squads and manage my budgets, it's not X-COM.

    I'm not saying a FPS will be bad, just as long as the devs understand what X-COM is (as I outlined above).
     
  8. Maniacal

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    2K Marin would probably screw it up if it wasn't an FPS :p

    But they really should, at the very least, add a subtitle.
     
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    “With BioShock 2, the team at 2K Marin proved themselves as masters of first-person, suspenseful storytelling, and with XCOM they will re-imagine and expand the rich lore of this revered franchise,”

    Right. I guess it's still April 1 at 2K office. This can only go wrong
     
  10. Maniacal

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    At least the corridors will be highly detailed and artistic.
     
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    What is Xcom? Never heard of it.
     
  12. Thorn

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    I wonder if that means the corridors won't be highly detailed and artistic after all. :mischief:
     
  15. GoodGame

    GoodGame Red, White, & Blue, baby!

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    Looks like it's just a scam to get me on Facebook.

    From reading the articles, sounds like it'll be a story-driven FPS, with an X-files vibe. I imagine there'll be some capturing of ufo tech, and eventual upgrading of gear to flying suits and smart grenades.
     
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    Maybe it should be call 'X-ComFiles'. :p
     
  17. Mckertis

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    For everyone still out of the loop on the latest news - google "xenonauts". This stupid 2k move made xenonauts people come out and show off their pet project.
     
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    Interesting that they would choose to make a sequel of the X-Com flops (Enforcer/Interceptor) and not of the hits (original trilogy)
     
  19. King Flevance

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    Aw crap! That sucks.
     
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    Hmph!

    That doesn't sound like the X-COM I knew and loved.
    I was ready to be all excited and everything ...
    ... talk about anti-climatic.
     

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