Bohemia Interactive has announced that a demo for Carrier Command: Gaea Mission is now available to download from the Xbox Live Marketplace.
SEGA announced today that it's entered an agreement with Games Workshop to allow Creative Assembly to develop video games based in the Warhammer universe of fantasy battles.
Today is the release of Firaxis' first downloadable content for XCOM: Enemy Unknown. It's called Slingshot and has been made available for all versions of the turn-based strategy revival.
Three new maps are included which link to a new set of Council missions, as well as a new squad character and more customisation options. It's time to work with the Triad.
As previously announced
, the first DLC pack for XCOM: Enemy Unknown
, Slingshot, will be coming this week on the 4th December for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Slitherine announced their History Channel-backed turn-based strategy game Legends of War: Patton
for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. While a 20th November release date for the PC version was revealed
at the time, the developer has now given a February 2013 release for the console versions.
Kalypso Media has released another batch of downloadable content for Tropico 4. The Megalopolis DLC pack contains a new campaign, new avatar clothing and more.
Maximum Games has announced that Legends of War: Patton, a History Channel licensed turn-based strategy game developed by Slitherine, will be released on PC on the 20th November.
Julian Gollop, creator of XCOM, has confessed his genuine surprise at the volume of noise from fans to remake or "re-engineer" Chaos: The Battle of Wizards, which released in 1985.
It's a turn-based tactics title published by Games Workshop, and developed by Gollop for the ZX Spectrum. He has "always agreed" to requests for a remake.
Firaxis has posted the changelog for their second patch update for XCOM: Enemy Unknown, which includes an easier time of beating back the intergalactic invasion forces when set on easy difficulty.
The team don't have an exact date on the patch. They also address some SHIV related hiccups. The upcoming fixes may not include something for the defeat screen bug at the game's end.
For all you game show enthusiasts, two demos have popped up for two classic ones on Xbox Live Arcade: Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune. Both titles were released on XBLA on the 16th October.
Team17 has announced the first downloadable content pack for the latest edition of their popular strategy series, Worms Revolution, called the "Funfair Pack". The DLC will be available on Steam, Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Network on the 24th October.
was recently released for Windows Phone last year, fans of the popular board game have been patiently waiting for years for the Xbox Live Arcade version; two years ago, it was promised
it would be released "soon".
Put down that plasma rifle dossier Commander, because there's some interesting intel that could redefine your mission priorities. There are some very curious Steam achievements for XCOM: Enemy Unknown.
They're curious because they mention named missions or scenarios, with descriptions that appear to hint at little challenges. The consensus is that Firaxis has done XCOM proud.
Team17 has announced that the latest Worms title, Worms Revolution, is now available on Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and Steam. The game costs £10.99/$14.99/ €13.99 on PC and PSN, and 1200 Microsoft Points on XBLA.
Visceral Games has opened a Play4Free division but publisher EA hasn't been forthcoming with any news on what the Dead Space studio would be pursuing.
The studio is after a Global Community Manager that harbours an "unhealthy passion for MOBA games", followed by a Game Designer position wanting "work experience on MOBA, Action RTS".
Firaxis Games' XCOM: Enemy Unknown officially launches in North American territories today for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. 2K Games say this revival is "staying true to what fans loved" of the original.
2K Games is poised to see the fruits of Firaxis Games' labour flood their coffers with gamer cash as XCOM: Enemy Unknown is painfully within reach. A launch trailer is, erm, launched.
Entitled 'Our Last Hope', 2K wants our Earth patriotism swelling deep within our mighty gamer bosom. The trailer has plenty of teasing action as it gears up for release next week.
Take 2 has released a new, entertaining interactive video that allows players to see the possibilities of combat styles and decisions in fighting aliens on the battlefield in XCOM: Enemy Unknown - both successful and disastrous.
Lead designer Jake Solomon from Civilization developer Firaxis talks about XCOM: Enemy Unknown, and why it absolutely needed to be a turn-based strategy; it's all because of death.
In XCOM boots on the ground can suffer perma-death, and that wasn't ideal for real-time action. Soloman says the team "messed with everything" except it being turn-based.
Ubisoft announced today the launch of a capture studio in Toronto, a facility that will help the publication with the creation of high-quality content for its games.
Utilising experience from the film and game industries, the capture studio will help Ubisoft Toronto create deeper characters, better storytelling and more filmic, actor-driven games.