XCOM: Enemy Unknown has been revealed to be in development by Firaxis and 2K Games in the upcoming February issue of Game Informer magazine. Unlike 2k Marin’s upcoming X-COM, Enemy Unknown will be a remake of the classic XCOM game of yesteryear. XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be available in fall 2012 for Games for Windows, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoftand PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.
“It’s been a dream of ours to recreate X-COM with our unique creative vision. We’re huge fans of the original game and it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to re-envision a game that is as beloved as X-COM,” said Steve Martin, president of Firaxis Games. “We were careful to keep XCOM: Enemy Unknown true to the elements that made X-COM such a revered game while delivering an entirely new story and gameplay experience for both die-hard X-COM fans and newcomers to the franchise.”