Cheat Sheet 6/27: TF2 is a free-for-all, Smash Bros. for Wii U will be a long time coming

Here’s some bite-size mainstream videogame news to go with your morning coffee. 

-Get a look at new screens, details and the trailer for the upcoming XCOM reboot.

Team Fortress 2 is now free-to-play online, but you can still pay for virtual hats and stuff.

Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki trades in his role at Sega for an advisory position

-The Black Eyed Peas want you to experience them on Kinect and Wii. 

BioShock Infinite and Uncharted 3 lead the Games Critics Awards in nominations.

Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai doesn’t want us to hold our breath for the Wii U version. 

-Executive Producer Timothy Gerritsen talks BioShock Infinite with Rock, Paper, Shotgun. 

That’s all for now!

-Lana Polansky