Video
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Save scumming: reviled exploit or useful mechanic?

Why some games encourage this consequence-avoiding exploit

News
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Changing XCOM for Chimera Squad was hard, even the legendary Sid Meier had a go

The father of Civilization was a big advocate of the new turn order

News
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XCOM: Chimera Squad is crucial to XCOM’s confusing canon

What is and is not part of the canonical XCOM timeline?

News
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New XCOM game coming April 24 with a twist on turn-based gameplay

XCOM: Chimera Squad will be a stand-alone release for PC

Impressions
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Wildermyth is a turn-based tactical game that begs for one more turn

What if Civilization, but with procedurally generated narrative?

Feature
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The best games of the decade

Polygon picks our favorite games of the past 10 years

Opinion
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Gears 5 ‘steals’ its best features from XCOM and party games

Cooperative play has always been a centerpiece of the franchise, and Gears 5 raises the bar

Impressions
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XCOM DLC is proof that Firaxis wants more storytelling in future games

Free DLC for XCOM 2: War of the Chosen is a window into where the franchise is headed

News
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XCOM 2’s Tactical Legacy Pack builds a bridge between the original and its sequel

The pack will be free to PC owners of the War of the Chosen DLC until Dec. 3

E3
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PC Gaming Show 2018 press conference: start time, live stream, and schedule

The PC Gaming show gives PC games time in the spotlight