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Platform 360, PS3, Win, Mac, iOS Publisher 2K Games Developer Firaxis Games Release Date Oct 9, 2012

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown review: blinded by science

While it suffers a bit from an obtuse management element, XCOM: Enemy Unknown's turn-based strategy has put the series back on the map. I'm 30 hours into the single-player campaign of XCOM: Enemy...

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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?

Previews
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XCOM-like Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden preview highlights novel stealth mechanic

The early preview build is nonetheless a buggy, somewhat unbalanced affair

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

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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

Opinion
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BattleTech takes the joy out of losing

You’re always just one button press away from getting out of a bad situation

Guides
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What you need to know before starting XCOM 2: War of the Chosen

Five tips for the early game that will set you up for success

Shopping
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PlayStation Store has great deals on Doom, Mirror’s Edge, No Man’s Sky and XCOM 2

The PlayStation Store’s occasional Flash Sale can be a hit or miss event, but the one going on this weekend is a real winner. It includes deep discounts on some highly rated games, as well as some...

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XCOM 2: The Long War mod is bigger than we thought (update)

The small team at Pavonis Interactive has been hard at work modding XCOM 2 since before that game launched last year. The goal is to reprise their claim to fame, The Long War mod for the original X...

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Long War, XCOM’s most popular mod, is getting a sequel in XCOM 2

Long War (pictured above), the immensely popular mod for XCOM: Enemy Unknown and XCOM: Enemy Within, will get a sequel in XCOM 2 called Long War 2. The mod makers were formally brought aboard XCOM...

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Xbox Games With Gold for June offers The Crew, Goat Simulator and more

Next month will be the three-year anniversary of Microsoft's Games With Gold program, and the company is marking the occasion by offering a total of four games to Xbox One owners (with an assist...