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10 Things To Know When Starting A New XCOM 2: War Of The Chosen Game

by Todd Blackon October 12, 2017
Let’s face it, sometimes, starting a new game can be intimidating. This is especially true when it’s a game as deep and intricate as XCOM 2. There’s a lot to learn, and a lot to know, and you want to actually have fun, it’s important to know as much as you can. Especially when it […]

4 Steps To Make A True XCOM Game

by Todd Blackon October 12, 2017
XCOM, especially in recent years, is the bar when it comes to tactical turn-based strategy game. For in this series, strategy is just as important as they units you have. But what does it mean to make a true XCOM game? Well, Creative Director Jake Solomon talked to PC Games N and noted the four […]

XCOM 2: War Of The Chosen Has Very Positive Steam Reviews

by Todd Blackon September 29, 2017
What do players think of XCOM 2: War Of The Chosen? Do they like it, or not? It’s a been a month since the release of XCOM 2’s expansion War Of The Chosen, in which new species and units were brought in to tell a new tale. The team at Firaxis worked very hard to […]

XCOM 2 Now Has Mercy From Overwatch Via Mod

by Todd Blackon September 22, 2017
Wouldn’t it be cool if an Overwatch character was put into XCOM 2? What character would it be if they did? If there’s one thing the team at Fireaxis love, it’s mods. In fact, one of the things they tell gamers to do is make mods of their games, especially for XCOM, and XCOM 2 […]

XCOM 2 Director Talks Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

by Todd Blackon September 14, 2017
It’s safe to say that there’s nothing truly original in video games anymore, or when it does happen, it’s really rare. Because of this, you’ll see a vast amount of games copying mechanics from other titles, but then putting their own twist on them. Ever since June, One game has been likened to XCOM in […]

XCOM 2 Devs Talk Creation Of New Units For War Of The Chosen

by Todd Blackon September 14, 2017
XCOM 2 Recently got a major expansion of the game via the War of the Chosen Content. What you might be surprised to learn though is that the team worked very hard to deliver a truly unique experience in regards to the units that were made for the expansion. They wanted to “Fill Holes” in […]

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New XCOM 2 Video Shows States Of Players In First Year Of Game

by Todd Blackon April 4, 2017
Games and stats go together much better than you might think. Because for many, showing the stats of how much players are doing certain things are indicative to their success. So, the team behind XCOM 2 have decided do that with a very special video that shows off what players in the game have been […]
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Is There A Future For XCOM After XCOM 2?

by Todd Blackon March 31, 2017
“My wife and I joke about this a lot. I’ve only ever worked one place, Firaxis. I’ve worked there for 17 years. I have been working on <em>XCOM</em> like ten years. And I’m the kind of guy that my favorite meal has not changed in like 25 years,” said XCOM Lead Designer Jake Solomon. “If […]

Check Out The First Screenshot For Phoenix Point!

by Todd Blackon June 5, 2016
The creator of the original XCOM: Enemy Unknown, not to be confused with the modern remake Enemies Unknown, is coming out with a new game with developer studio Snapshot Games. Called Phoenix Point, will apparently play much like XCOM, but with certain differences according to Julian Gallop. The screenshot below shows a bit about the […]