The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is a sci-fi third-person shooter game developed by 2K Marin for the PC. The game was released on August 20, 2013.
To be frank there are probably games that are technically better than The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. Mass Effect 3, for example, was a damn near perfect video game. But what The Bureau does with its story is infinitely more interesting than almost any other third-person shooter I’ve played in years. Plus there’s a feeling of really trying put into this whole package, trying to create something new that doesn’t alienate the existing fans. Read More.
Previews and Features
It's hard to update one of the most popular strategy titles to ever come out on the PC. Various attempts have been made, some decent, some poor, but as far as I know, none have reached the level of popularity that the original had. The developers of the newly-rebooted X-COM have decided to sidestep this minefield, and instead created a pseudo-strategic first-person shooter, instead of a duplicate of the original. Read More.
2K Marin has had some recent success in the emerging genre of narrative-driven first-person shooters with the BioShock games, and it looks like they hope to carry that momentum into their reboot of the XCOM series. Taking place in the 1950's, the supposed "Golden Age" of the USA, XCOM hopes to tell a story about the terrors of the unknown. Read More.
Remember that XCOM first-person shooter back in 2010? Well, it's back and this time it is a third-person tactical shooter. Read More.