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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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,...

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"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...

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"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...

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

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