Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: 2K Games

BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode Two a go for console, PC

BioShock Infinite’s post-launch storyline comes to an end today with the release of Burial at Sea – Episode Two. The last hurrah follows Elizabeth “in a film noir-style story” set within the city of Rapture and is a direct sequel to the first episode. Farewell to the best coin- and ammo-tosser in the business.

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New screens from BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode Two

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A bit of a peak today at the upcoming BioShock Infinite downloadable story add-on, Burial at Sea – Episode Two. Only three shots, but as it goes, something is better than nothing. The next episode is a direct follow-up to to Episode One and follows Elizabeth as she explores Rapture.

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Red alert! The Bureau: XCOM Declassified launches for Mac

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Mac gamers, it’s time to suit up and double check your gear: the aliens are here. TransGaming has ported 2K games’ The Bureau: XCOM Declassified for Mac OS X. The third-person shooter puts players on the frontline of an alien invasion as an agent for XCOM. Unlike its strategy counterparts, The Bureau is set in the past, at the beginning of the organization’s war against the aliens. As special agent William Carter, players will command a squad of agents in skirmishes around the country against the invaders.

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PC News

Spec Ops: The Line release date, pre-order info announced

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After a devastating sandstorm, Dubai is in ruins, and Colonel John Konrad and The Damned 33rd battalion are missing. As Captain Martin Walker, it’s up to you to search through the ruins and battle back opportunistic invaders to save the Colonel and evacuees in 2K Games’ upcoming third-person shooter Spec Ops: The Line. The publisher announced today that the latest in the long-running series, in development at Yager, will be hitting store shelves on June 26 for the 360, PC, and PS3.

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2K Games to invade PAX: Borderlands 2, The Darkness II, and Xcom

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2K Games has announced their PAX Prime 2011 line-up. In addition to a playable demo of and panel on The Darkness II, there will also be a playable demo and presentation of Xcom as well as a panel and official unveiling of Borderlands 2.

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Sid Meier’s Pirates! drops anchors at App Store for iPad

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Sid Meier’s Pirates! returns to gaming today with the series’ debut on the iPad. The 17th-century action-adventure title puts gamers in the pegleg of a pirate out to save their family from the Marquis de la Montalban. Captains will be able to raid the Caribbean and take part in a host of mini-games, from sword fighting to dancing. While Pirates! is compatible with both models, the iPad 2 does have some exclusive features, including optimized graphics, the ability to “piratize” photos to display on ships, and Game Center support.

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The Darkness II pushed back to 2012

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It looks as though Jackie Estacado’s adventures won’t be continuing as soon as we thought. 2K Games has announced that The Darkness II has been pushed back from October 4 to February 7. The first-person shooter is currently in development at Digital Extremes, who are no doubt refining the many ways in which sentient demon arms can gut a man, and will pick up some time after the original, with Jackie now the head of a crime family.

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The Darkness spreads at Comic-Con with discussion panel and playable demo of The Darkness II

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Fans of Top Cow’s The Darkness who are heading to Comic-Con next week will want to stop by the company’s booth, #2629, for info on a discussion panel and chance to try 2K Game and Digital Extremes’ upcoming The Darkness II.

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Sid Meier’s Civilization World launches on Facebook

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Civilization sets out to conquer Facebook today with the launch of Sid Meier’s Civilization World. Developed by Firaxis, Civ World is a co-op title set in a persistent world where players manage cities and ally with friends to create the most powerful civilization. As with its bigger brothers, players will manage a people’s production and happiness from the Dark Ages to the Space Age. With their cheering followers behind them, players will be able to construct wonders, form alliances, trade technologies, grant treaties, wage war, and spy on enemies.

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PC News

The Darkness II hitting store shelves this fall

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The Darkness II, sequel to the 2007 original reviewed here, has been officially dated. Gamers will get to step back into the shoes of Jackie Estacado and his ever-deadly demonic companion this fall when The Darkness II launches for the 360, PC, and PS3 on October 4. Readers unfamiliar with Jackie and his relationship with The Darkness, which gives him access to sentient Demon Arms, can check out the new trailer that recently launched at the official site.

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