2K Games has released a new XCOM: Enemy Unknown trailer setting the scene ahead of the game's October release.
The action strategy title's in development for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 at Civilization maker Fireaxis. Here's a story overview:
Threatened by an unknown enemy, the Earth's governments unite to form a secret paramilitary organization, known as XCOM, to combat this extraterrestrial attack. As the commander of XCOM, you control the global defense team in a battle against a terrifying alien invasion by creating a fully operational base, researching alien technologies, planning combat missions, and controlling soldier movement in battle.
2K Games has confirmed an XCOM: Enemy Unknown release date of October 9 in North America and October 12 internationally.