The Bureau

You Only Live Once In XCOM. No, Really. You Only Live Once.

Video game permadeath is not a concept unique to XCOM but it has, perhaps, its most visceral application in that series. Like its predecessors, if one of your men die in The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, that is it. He is gone for good. This can be a tragedy. Or, in…

It’s Like XCOM, But In Real Time. With Fedoras.

The XCOM shooter is looking less like a shooter and more like an XCOM every day. In this new trailer for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (now that’s a mouthful), you can see some of the game’s third-person, fedora-stuffed, XCOMish tactical combat in action.