XCOM: Enemy Unknown

PC, PS3, XB360, MAC, IPAD, IPHONE OS / Strategy / Release: Oct 9, 2012 / ESRB: M

How original X-COM creator would have made Enemy Unknown (and failed)

By John Keefer, Apr 25, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Original Xcom creator Julian Gollop has played through XCOM: Enemy Unknown and found it to be a great and entertaining game. But that doesn't mean he wouldn't have done some things differently, and probably failed in the process.


XCOM: Enemy Unknown available on Mac today

By Steve Watts, Apr 25, 2013 10:40am PDT

XCOM: Enemy Unknown has hit the Mac today, available through the App Store for $49.99.


XCOM: Enemy Unknown coming to iOS

By Steve Watts, Mar 23, 2013 2:30pm PDT

Today at its PAX East panel, Firaxis and 2K games announced that XCOM: Enemy Unknown is coming to iOS devices.


XCOM: Enemy Unknown invading Mac

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 26, 2013 11:15am PST

If you're a Mac owner whose stubborn refusal to dual-boot Windows has kept you from playing one of 2012's best games good news: XCOM: Enemy Unknown is coming to you. Port publisher Feral Interactive today announced it's bringing Firaxis's turn-based tactics 'em up to Mac thi...


Journey wins top prize at DICE

By Steve Watts, Feb 08, 2013 7:30am PST

The DICE Awards gave Journey its top honors this year, and another seven awards besides. The event also gave multiple awards to Walking Dead, Halo 4, and XCOM: Enemy Unknown.


Best of 2012: #2 - XCOM: Enemy Unknown

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 25, 2013 12:00pm PST

XCOM: Enemy Unknown for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 is #3 in our Best of 2012.


Game Developers Choice Awards nominees announced

By Steve Watts, Jan 25, 2013 9:30am PST

The Game Developers Choice Awards nominees have been announced. Journey leads with six nominations including Game of the Year.


XCOM: Enemy Unknown gets free Second Wave DLC today

By John Keefer, Jan 08, 2013 7:30am PST

If you feel like killing some aliens today and jump into XCOM: Enemy Unknown, you will be greeted with a brief download bearing a free gift. Publisher 2K Games has released the second DLC pack for the game entitled Second Wave.


XCOM: Enemy Unknown holiday card teases sequel possibility

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 19, 2012 12:00pm PST

A simple black card with XCOM's "Vigilo Confido" logo emblazoned on it opens up with a warning. The card tells us to consider Enemy Unknown "for any annual video game awards" because "future funding for the XCOM project may depend on it."


The Walking Dead, Borderlands 2, Journey big winners at 2012 VGAs

By John Keefer, Dec 07, 2012 8:30pm PST

We run down the winners of the 2012 Spike Video Game Awards.


Field Report: XCOM Enemy Unknown - Slingshot

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 04, 2012 7:30am PST

You'll have to start a brand new campaign to access any of the new content for XCOM: Enemy Unknown's "Slingshot" add-on. Considering how great the core game is, that's not really a bad thing.


XCOM: Enemy Unknown 'Slingshot' DLC coming next week

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 30, 2012 5:00am PST

The first expansion pack for XCOM: Enemy Unknown lands on PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, and PC December 4th. It will be available for $6.99.


Steam autumn sale kicks off with XCOM, Walking Dead deals

By Steve Watts, Nov 21, 2012 12:30pm PST

Steam's annual autumn sale has kicked off today, offering discounts on XCOM: Enemy Unknown, The Walking Dead, Darksiders 2, and more.


Weekend Confirmed 139 - X-COM, Halo 4, Assassin's Creed 3

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 16, 2012 11:00am PST

Garnett Lee, Jeff Mattas, and guests James Stevenson and Marcus Beer, convene for this week's Weekend Confirmed show. X-COM: Enemy Unknown, Halo 4, and Assassin's Creed 3 headline the list of games discussed.


XCOM: Enemy Unknown patch to make Easy easier

By Steve Watts, Nov 01, 2012 12:35pm PDT

XCOM: Enemy Unknown is getting a patch that will make Easy mode easier, fix some hanging problems, and provide various other bug fixes and balanced adjustments.