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X-COM 25th Anniversary – Franchise List

2019 marks the 25th anniversary of X-COM—25 years of tactically slaying aliens and stealing their tech. The beloved strategy series has had major highs and deflating lows. It’s seen a lot of…

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The Humble Strategy Bundle 2019 Features Civilization VI and 8 More Games

Just a week after the Humble Indie Bundle 20 launched, we’re getting another fantastic package of games from the fine folks at Humble Bundle: the Humble Strategy Bundle 2019. This…

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Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Expansion Announced

Today, after running a stream for 24 hours showing increasingly stormy weather, Firaxis announced the second expansion for Civilization VI and will officially release Civilization VI: Gathering Storm in 2019. Coming February 14, 2019, Civilization VI:…

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Free DLC XCOM 2: War of the Chosen – Tactical Legacy Pack Out Today

It’s time to dust off your copy of XCOM 2, because there’s new battles to be fought and plenty of content to explore with XCOM 2: War of the Chosen – Tactical…

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XCOM 2 Receiving New Free DLC Next Week

Apparently fulfilling rumors from earlier this year about another content addition for XCOM 2, a brand new free DLC will release next week that’s got tons of new Advent-slaying action.…

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XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Review – Three’s Company

The problem with coming out with an expansion as large as XCOM 2: War of the Chosen is that it can overshadow the base game. Upon downloading and starting up a…

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Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Summer 2017 Update Now Available

The Summer 2017 Update for Sid Meier’s Civilization VI is now available for PC Players according to a news post on the game’s Steam Community page. A major highlight of the update…

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[The Wire] Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Digital Deluxe Edition Getting More Content

If you bought the Digital Deluxe edition of Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, you may be glad to know that Firaxis has decided to add retroactively add some more value to your…

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A turn-based, isometric strategy game of avoiding extinction. The governments you fought to defend twenty years ago, in XCOM: Enemy Unknown, have been crushed under the heel of a new…

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Civilization VI’s First Update Tunes AI, Adds Requested Features

Less than a month after its release, Sid Meier’s Civilization VI is getting its first update, titled the Fall Update. It appears that the folks at Firaxis have been listening to…