The mid-nineties saw a series of games about an alien invasion and the player’s attempt to remove said aliens. It was developed by Mythos Games and the last one made was 1997’s X-COM: Interceptor developed by MicroProse. 2k Games is rebooting the series with XCOM. The original series featured turn-based combat but the reboot will be more of a first-person shooter.
This developer diary discusses what the game is and some of the plot points. You’ll also see a bit about the gameplay and what 2k is doing to have tones of the original games.
XCOM is projected for release on March 6th, 2012 for PC, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.