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How Julian Gollop Created Influential Strategy Classic X-COM: UFO Defense

The year is 1988. Movie tickets cost $3.50 (on average), the Salmonella bacteria crisis is ravaging the UK’s farming industry, and the first issue of the official Nintendo Power magazine is unleashed…

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X-COM: UFO Defense Rewind Review – Command And Cower

Of all the potential apocalyptic end events our beautiful planet could suffer, an alien invasion is the most fascinating. We know what zombies look like after all. Watching undead shamblers…

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Julian Gollop’s Phoenix Point Becomes Epic Store Timed Exclusive

The creator of XCOM‘s newest game, Phoenix Point, was expected to drop on Steam later this year. Now, Julian Gollop announced that this highly-anticipated title is going to be a timed exclusive for…

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Phoenix Point Delayed Until September

Phoenix Point was first teased on Twitter by X-COM creator Julian Gollop in March 2016 and a year later a crowdfunding campaign raised $765,948 in June 2017 to help support the project. This Tuesday, Gollop…

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Original X-Com Creator working on new ‘Phoenix Point’ Title

It’s a good day to be alive if you still wax nostalgic for the 1994 PC/PS1 strategy game X-Com: Enemy Unknown (X-Com: UFO Defense for North America). The game is…

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Chaos Reborn Preview – Insert Clever Pun Here

Chaos Reborn is one of those games that has a title uniquely suited to it—the gameplay is nothing if not chaotic, and it is a remake of the classic Chaos, thus…