'Old School' Game Revealed As XCOM: Enemy Unknown

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You may remember our post a couple of days back stating an ‘old school’ game was set to be revealed. Well, today that game has finally been unveiled.

That ‘old school’ game getting a new instalment is XCOM: Enemy Unknown, and is being developed by Firaxis Games.

The title brings XCOM back to its full-on strategy roots that is sure to please fans of the series. Taking the role of XCOM commander, players will defend against a terrifying global alien invasion by managing resources, advancing technologies, and overseeing combat strategies and individual unit tactics.

Steve Martin, president of Firaxis Games had the following to say:

“It’s been a dream of ours to recreate X-COM with our unique creative vision. We’re huge fans of the original game and it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to re-envision a game that is as beloved as X-COM, We were careful to keep XCOM: Enemy Unknown true to the elements that made X-COM such a revered game while delivering an entirely new story and gameplay experience for both die-hard X-COM fans and newcomers to the franchise.”

Are you happy with XCOM: Enemy Unknown’s reveal? Were you expecting something else? Be sure to give us your thoughts and opinions via the comments section below.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be released for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC in Late 2012.

Source: Game Informer

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