“My Mother Was Killed by a Muton Plasma” XCOM Developer Interview

"Developed by Firaxis Games, XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a throwback to the original XCOM series of games that dominated PC play in the mid 90’s. This time around XCOM is available on all platforms and puts players in control of a strategic military base with 1st person action and so much more."

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown - A Welcome Rebirth

XCOM: Enemy Unknown rebooted the series back in 2012, and has since inspired numerous new strategy game series to be born.

shinoff2183126d ago (Edited 126d ago )

If someone gets into this I'd recommend getting the enemy within version. It's got all the dlc included so it's the better version. Wish the author would've atleast mentioned it. I didn't see it.

Fantastic game though. Xcom 2 is top notch also. I've spent countless hours in these games.

oIMyersIo125d ago

Excellent game.
Played to death on PS3 years ago.

S2Killinit125d ago

What other games were inspired by this game?

JL2930125d ago

Gears Of War Tactics, Phoenix Point. Many others.

shinoff2183125d ago

Phoenix point if I remember was created by the original xcom developer or something to that affect. I did try gears tactics some months ago and I just couldn't get into it. It's probably just me

JL2930124d ago (Edited 124d ago )

It was, but it was really closer to the newer XCOM than the older ones. Gears Tactics was okay but was hard to get into knowing there probably wont be a sequel.


Ten Best Tactical Mobile Games

There are few things more gratifying in gaming than skillfully turning the tide of a conflict. And few genres provide as many opportunities to abruptly reverse the odds via skill and forethought as tactical strategy. To be sure, we are more often than not talking about turn-based tactical mobile games, specifically titles in line with the iconic landmark series (XCOM and Jagged Alliance) that made the genre a genre.

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10 Literally Game-Changing Mods That Breathed Life Into Old Games

Some games age better than others. When a game is getting on in years, mods can help give the game a little push and make it worth playing again.

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