Tagged:  XCOM

The Great PAX Swag Hunt

Written by (@yarlyitsanthony) on August 28, 2013 in Opinion

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Oh, PAX Prime. I missed it so much. I didn’t attend the show last year and there and reading about it through gaming blogs and social media was enough to send even the toughest man floating into an ocean of feels. I missed the camaraderie. I missed the unadulterated joy. Hell, I missed the city… Read More »

PAX 2012: Hands-On XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Written by (@nightskyre) on September 24, 2012 in Opinion

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Before you read this, please feel free to take the time to read my first two pieces on XCOM here and here. When I left you, I was off to find information on X-COM: UFO Defense. Stepping into the 1993 release as a wanton shoot-from-the-hip 2012 gamer, I was clearly underprepared for the complicated gameplay… Read More »

XCom: UFO Defense Reborn?

Written by (@nightskyre) on August 28, 2012 in Opinion

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18 years ago a company, under the watchful eye of the already established strategy game legend Sid Meier, released a video game that would become a bigger hit than even they anticipated. With little fanfare MicroProse, then a subsidiary of Spectrum HoloByte, released X-COM: UFO Defense (UFO Enemy Unknown outside North America). Over the next… Read More »

New XCOM Game Announced

New XCOM Game Announced

Written by (@johncatuira) on April 15, 2010 in News

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At first, 2K’s announcement gave me the warm fuzzies as I fondly remembered sleepless nights in 1994 running the best alien defense organization in the world. Apparently, 2K Marin is developing a game based on the classic X-COM: UFO Defense. However, my warm fuzzies disappeared with the sobering realization that this new game was a… Read More »