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Review: The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (PlayStation 3)

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (PlayStation 3)

Should've remained classified

Serving as a prequel of sorts to the long-running XCOM series, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified attempts to fuse the strategic elements of turn-based tactical alien zap-em-up XCOM: Enemy Unknown with a third-person shooter. Unfortunately, while there are glimmers of entertainment, the concept doesn't quite coalesce into a...

News: The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Reveals Its Secrets from 20th August

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Reveals Its Secrets from 20th August

Intelligence exposed

2K Marin’s troubled XCOM shooter will step out of the shadows on 20th August in North America and 23rd August in Europe as The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. The title – which was originally planned as a first-person shooter – will now take the form of a squad-based tactical third-person shooter, similar to the Rainbow Six...

Game of the Month: March 2013 - BioShock Infinite

March 2013 - BioShock Infinite

Sky high

March was awash with high-profile releases, but few managed to delight us to quite the same degree as Irrational Games’ stunning BioShock Infinite. Ken Levine’s creative opus captivated us from start to finish, hooking us with an Elizabeth-shaped bait, and refusing to relinquish our attention until we’d explored every last tear. God...

Review: BioShock Infinite (PlayStation 3)

BioShock Infinite (PlayStation 3)

Queen Elizabeth

Columbia doesn’t feel all that familiar at first. Zachary Hale Comstock’s secluded slice of Americana promptly presents itself as a sunbaked tapestry of carnival attractions and hallowed gardens; a blue skied paradise basking in the ideals of a prophet bold enough to secede from the sodom of the corruption lurking below, and set...

News: UK Sales Charts: BioShock Infinite Swoops to the Summit

UK Sales Charts: BioShock Infinite Swoops to the Summit

Looks like you kindly bought it

Irrational Games’ stunning first-person adventure BioShock Infinite has ascended straight to the summit of the UK sales charts, trouncing its predecessor’s tally by a substantial 9,000 units in the process. While the release shot straight to the top, it couldn’t unsettle Tomb Raider’s record, with Lara Croft...

First Impressions: Is BioShock: Infinite Any Good with the PlayStation Move?

Is BioShock: Infinite Any Good with the PlayStation Move?

Shooting sinners with pinpoint precision

While we’re not quite finished with our BioShock: Infinite review yet, we figured that we’d bring you a few impressions of the title’s PlayStation Move controls to tide you over while you wait. Sony made a big deal out of the support during its E3 press conference in 2011, hauling creative director...

News: Borderlands 2 Plundering Your Bank Account with Psychotic Character Class

Borderlands 2 Plundering Your Bank Account with Psychotic Character Class

Born to be wild

Borderlands 2 is expanding once again in May, courtesy of Krieg, the sixth vault hunter to pillage Pandora in pursuit of loot. Originally teased at SXSW earlier in the year, the character class was officially unveiled during a PAX East panel yesterday. The post-release protagonist will set you back $9.99, and won’t be available as...

News: BioShock Infinite Looks Way Better in Burlap

BioShock Infinite Looks Way Better in Burlap

Sackboy flexes his cross-marketing muscle

In order to celebrate the impending release of BioShock Infinite, platform holder Sony is launching a custom collection of LittleBigPlanet costumes based on the characters from the game. Outfits include heroine Elizabeth, protagonist Booker DeWitt, and weird mechanical flying thing, Songbird. The add-on...

News: 2K Games Shepherds Explosive BioShock Infinite Trailer Online

2K Games Shepherds Explosive BioShock Infinite Trailer Online

Shooter taking to the skies later this month

We know that people are extremely excited about the plot in the upcoming BioShock Infinite, but it’s the combat that’s got us hot under the collar. This brand new trailer boasts a healthy selection of both, as it shows protagonist Booker DeWitt chatting with heroine Elizabeth, summoning bats out of...