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XCOM gets a trailer and a date

XCOM gets a trailer and a date

First announced to release on Xbox 360 and PC, sci-fi thriller XCOM will finally get a PS3 release as well on March 6 in North America and three days later in Europe. Trailer and more details about the game inside.

Press release:



2K Games’ Sci-Fi Thriller, XCOM®, Set to Invade Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3 System and Windows PC March 2012


2K Games announced today that XCOM®, the intense sci-fi thriller in development at its 2K Marin studio, will be coming to the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC on March 6, 2012 in North America and March 9, 2012 internationally. XCOM is a gripping tactical action experience set in mid-century America, where the player leads an elite field team of specialized government agents into battle – combining deep, visceral gunplay with powerful sci-fi abilities. Together, they face a vicious and otherworldly enemy, who conspires to shatter our world and rebuild it in their own image.

“Every time I think of XCOM it gives me the chills, the kind that come from standing witness to the corruption and destruction of your world as you stand powerless to prevent it,” said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. “I’m pleased to announce today that we will be bringing this experience to an even broader audience when XCOM comes to the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC in March 2012.”

Featuring a bold new origin story told from a first-person perspective, XCOM pits Special Agent William Carter and his veteran team against the threat of human extinction. But every enemy is an opportunity – players will strike surgically against the alien menace, capture their technology, and by the science of desperation – turn the invaders’ weapons against them. Armed with these lethal new tools of war, players will command their squad on XCOM’s front lines: Main Street, USA.

For more information on XCOM please visit www.XCOM.com. XCOM is not yet rated by the ESRB.

E3 Trailer

All comments

Commented on 2011-06-03 15:40:04
want this game. March 2012 though? thought it was due out this year...thats a shame
Commented on 2011-06-03 16:11:31
Not really. Half the games everyone thought were coming out this year, are going to next year. Just like half the games that everyone thought were coming out last year, came to this year. For videogaming, this is the circle of life . . . of sorts.

The way I look at it, if the publisher has not issued an official release date, and then goes months and months and months saying nothing about their game, then it is a sure bet that it is coming out next year. So games like Mass Effect 3, XCOM, The Last Guardian, and Ghost Recon Future Soldier, were all so obviously not coming out in 2011, it should come as a surprise to any one, when the official word finally comes down that they are not.
Commented on 2011-06-03 22:33:11
Everytime I think of XCOM it reminds me of Ufo:Enemy Unknown. Shame there is no real nextgen sequel to this gem....

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