The Bureau XCOM Declassified: see nine minutes of footage from the opening mission

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The Bureau (opens in new tab) is a game about an alien invasion, and not a sort of chest of drawers (opens in new tab) , so it makes sense that this fresh load of gameplay footage would focus on killing aliens and ordering teammates about, rather than storing stuff in a convenient yet pricey piece of furniture. There are nine-and-a-bit minutes of killy, sprinty, 60sy action below, taken (courtesy of VG247 (opens in new tab) ) from the opening mission of the game.

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is out August 23rd. We recently went hands on with the game, and made of list of things we liked and didn't like (opens in new tab) about it. Well, how else is 2K Marin going to learn?

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.