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XCOM Trailer

IGN now offers a new trailer from XCOM, the upcoming first-person shooter based on the classic UFO combat strategy series.The clip features cinematics and gameplay, showing the games serene retro setting and how it is disrupted by the presence of aliens. The clip concludes saying the game will arrive in 2011. Here's the embedded clip.

9. Re: XCOM Trailer Jun 11, 2010, 13:14 Beamer
It isn't like X-COM lacked fast-moving slime monsters.

But yes, as I mentioned this shows nothing of X-COM. That doesn't mean it won't have it. In any case this is using the game as inspiration. It's not a direct sequel by any means, unlike Fallout 3.

The 50s paranoia vibe (and UFO obsession) seems fitting to me, and seems like something games haven't well exploited, particularly FPS games. I think that alone makes it very interesting. An alien attack in the 50s could make for a stellar game.

Where does X-COM fit in? We'll see.

Had I remade X-COM as an FPS I'd probably stick in a combo between this and the orginal. Set it slightly in the future. I'd have you as a member of the US X-COM corp, which gets obliterated early on and leaves the western world in major trouble. The Chinese X-COM (always a good enemy these days) sweeps in. Less regard for humanity, particularly western humanity. I'm a big fan of third enemies in games, just gives you more to shoot at and more to watch shooting at each other.

So many cool ways to take the X-COM theme. I'm not yet willing to disregard this as one of them.
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