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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified

New redaction-heavy The Bureau: XCOM Declassified trailer

12:00 PM on 05.13.2013 // Jordan Devore

They certainly like their secrecy

There was a rocky period there where I wasn't so sure 2K would keep the XCOM shooter going. To hear that it's back, albeit with new branding, and still looks more or less like what I was hoping to get out of the game in its original form is delightful. As a supplement to Hamza's hands-on preview, check out this trailer for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified.

The more strategy-centric XCOM: Enemy Unknown was terrific, yes -- but The Bureau speaks more to my interests as a gamer. No matter your preferences, I think we can all agree, however, that seeing a franchise like XCOM do well is worth celebrating.

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified

  Aug 08

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified devs discuss art style

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  Jul 27

Dominic Monaghan is an agent for The Bureau

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  Jul 22

This trailer for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is spooky

And that's not just because it has a clown in it.

  Jul 17

The Bureau: XCOM walks a tightrope of strategy and action

Now if we can just get some psionics in here...

  Jun 19

Post-release DLC for The Bureau hits Xbox 360 first

And a first look at the 'Codebreakers' bonus mission

  May 13

XCOM Declassified is still a strategy game at heart

Defend America against the foreign invaders

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