X-Com Series News


X-COM-esque Phoenix Point Hits Crowdfunding Goal in Less Than a Week

By John Keefer, May 02, 2017 11:45am PDT

The developers have already added two stretch goals after hitting the initial $500,000 sought.


"Aww yeah Last time I asked the invest option didn't seem too great. Any one with more insight?"

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X-COM-Inspired Phoenix Point Kicks Off Fig Crowdfunding Drive

By John Keefer, Apr 25, 2017 9:00am PDT

This is based on the original X-COM from Microprose and Hasbro back in the 1990s, with a little inspiration drawn from the Firaxis reboots.


"I'm somewhat in this boat, but the procedural generated stuff part excites me."

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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.


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

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