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'Big changes' to 360 exclusive XCOM?

Rumours circulate as studio head departs

Rumours are circulating that 2K's Xbox 360 console exclusive XCOM - which we haven't seen for seven months - has "undergone some big changes" since it was announced last year.

That's according to usually reliable industry leak-oholic Superannuation, which posted on Twitter this morning: "FWIW, there's a rumor that XCOM's undergone some big changes since it was announced."

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The rumour arrives after XCOM dev 2K Marin's Australian studio head seemingly resigned last month.

2K has described XCom as "the re-imagining of one of gaming's most storied and beloved franchises," claiming that it "combines the strategic core of the groundbreaking franchise with a suspense-filled narrative and distills it into a tense and unique first-person shooter experience."

The re-imagining's announcement didn't arrive without controversy though, with many fans disappointed to see the classic top-down strategy series transformed into an FPS.

We've contacted 2K for comment.

[UPDATE: 2K's given us a "no comment"]

[ SOURCE: Twitter ]

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