Joey Davidson: "2K Games had planned to rebrand X-COM into XCOM and make it a first-person shooter with an emphasis on tactical strategy play. They showed it at E3 a few years back, caused some waves and watched true X-COM fans lose their effing minds on the internet. This was not the franchise they fell in love with so many years ago; as such, it’s been delayed and pushed back to a level of uncertainty.
The new XCOM is a callback to the roots of this now classic experience. XCOM is like X-COM in all the right ways, so, diehard fans, buy the game. There. I said it."