XCOM: Enemy Within

MAC, PS3, PC, XB360 / Strategy / Release: Nov 12, 2013 / ESRB: M

Civilization 5 and XCOM: Enemy Unknown get Complete Editions

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 04, 2014 2:30pm PST

2K Games is working on a pair of Complete Editions for Civilization V and XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The former will release tomorrow, while the latter arrives on March 4 with XCOM: Enemy Within packed in.

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XCOM Enemy Within video review: luck of the draw

By Shane Satterfield, Nov 11, 2013 4:00am PST

Last year's XCOM: Enemy Unknown was a critical darling, redefining how a turn-based strategy game can look and play. A year later, Firaxis returns...

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XCOM: Enemy Within adds 'save scum' option for players that exploit quicksave

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 16, 2013 12:45pm PDT

In XCOM: Enemy Unknown, the dice rolls have already been set when you save the game. Enemy Within lets you turn that off so you can better abuse the quicksave system.

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XCOM: Enemy Within trailer reveals human rivals EXALT

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 09, 2013 7:30am PDT

Oh, how ruddy marvellous! As if aliens attacking our cities and murdering our citizens weren't trouble enough, now a mysterious rogue human organisation named EXALT is stirring trouble too. They'll spread dissent in XCOM: Enemy Unknown's expansion Enemy Within, 2K has reveal...

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XCOM from aliens' perspective would be complicated, says Firaxis

By Steve Watts, Sep 30, 2013 8:15am PDT

XCOM has plumbed the depths of a human story, but switching perspectives to the aliens would require more than just replacing human units with alien ones, according to Firaxis' Anada Gupta.

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Weekend Confirmed 182 - Final Fantasy XIV, Puppeteer, The Wonderful 101

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 13, 2013 11:00am PDT

Weekend Confirmed is ready to formally wrap up another week. Hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata welcome in the Shacknews tandem of Andrew Yoon and Ozzie Mejia to discuss the latest news to come from Sony and games by the dozen.

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XCOM: Enemy Within trailer shows 5 minutes of gameplay

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 04, 2013 9:15am PDT

Grenades spitting needles, snipers leaping metres into the air, punching aliens to death with your mechsuit, and other treats are shown off in a five-minute narrated gameplay trailer for XCOM: Enemy Unknown's expansion Enemy Within. Yes, it's a very scripted demo, but mechsu...

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XCOM: Enemy Within has you punching aliens with mechs

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 03, 2013 7:30am PDT

The upcoming Enemy Within expansion for XCOM: Enemy Unknown adds a bevvy of new features for players to tinker around with. However, there's one primary takeaway fans have become fixated on: the ability to punch aliens with mechs.

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XCOM: Enemy Within encourages less conservative play

By Steve Watts, Aug 21, 2013 12:45pm PDT

XCOM: Enemy Within lead designer Ananda Gupta explains how obtaining the new "meld" currency is designed to encourage more risky play, as conservative players won't gain as much from exploring the map.

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XCOM: Enemy Within expansion announced

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 21, 2013 2:30am PDT

Just as XCOM: Enemy Unknown was a wonderful callback to days of yore, so's its expansion pack. Enemy Within, announced today by 2K, is far more than a mere mission pack, adding add oodles of shiny newness including new enemies, maps, augmentations, abilities, weapons, equipm...

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