X-Com: UFO Defense

PC / Strategy / Release: Dec 31, 1993 / ESRB: E

XCOM creator's 'Chaos Reborn' prototype playable in-browser

By Steve Watts, Apr 14, 2014 12:00pm PDT

The prototype for XCOM creator Julian Gollop's crowd-funded game Chaos Reborn is now playable in-browser.


The X-COM Files promises to reveal behind-the-scenes of game

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 26, 2014 1:00pm PDT

A new book by Shack's David L. Craddock promises to offer a behind-the-scenes look at the making of UFO Defense, Laser Squad, Chaos, and other strategy games by designer Julian Gollop.


"Neat. The first review that shows up on 'Stay Awhile and Listen'? Julian Gollop. :D"

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XCOM creator launches crowd-funding for Chaos Reborn

By Steve Watts, Mar 18, 2014 7:30am PDT

XCOM: UFO Defense creator Julian Gollop has launched a crowd-funding campaign for his next game. It's called Chaos Reborn, and is a reboot of his 1985 ZX Spectrum game Chaos: The Battle of the Wizards.


MobyGames Classic: X-Com: UFO Defense community stories

By Shack Staff, Jan 18, 2012 1:00pm PST

Shacknews readers share their own stories revolving around the classic X-Com: UFO Defense, the latest game inducted into the "Moby Games Classic" series on Shacknews.com.


X-Com 'Re-Imagined' as Xenonauts by Indie Dev

By Chris Faylor, Apr 16, 2010 10:30am PDT

Following word that franchise owner 2K Games is "re-imagining" the turn-based tactical series X-COM as a first-person shooter dubbed XCOM,...


"Am I the only one who actually enjoyed the UFO Aftermath/Aftershock/Afterlife games? I thought ..."

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Shack PSA: X-COM Complete Pack $5 on Steam

By Nick Breckon, Jan 09, 2009 5:32pm PST

Have no idea what X-COM is? Always nodding and smiling when your friends reminisce about the series, carefully hiding your shameful secret? This...


"Hmmm, I played through the origianl XCOM twice...once in Super Genius setting. I estimate I ..."

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Shack PSA: X-COM Series Now on Steam

By Blake Ellison, Sep 04, 2008 11:45am PDT

2K Games producer and Shack family member Jason Bergman dropped by our forums to announce that the classic 90s tactical series X-COM is now...


"Dumb question. Will these versions run on XP/Vista? I tried installing UFO Defense (original ..."

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