Posts Tagged ‘x-com’

Phoenix Point – one year on

by Peter Ray Allisonon 04/01/2021
A year after its release, Phoenix Point now has the Year One edition, which includes all of the DLC and patches released to date.

Phoenix Point

by Peter Ray Allisonon 21/12/2019
It would be fair to say that Julian Gollop invented turn-based tactical squad-combat computer games, when he released Rebelstar Raiders on the Spectrum in 1984.  From there, he created Laser Squad and later UFO: Enemy Unknown (also known as X-COM) and its sequels.  Each game introduced new elements, from the Geoscape strategic overlay of the […]

XCom: The Board Game Review

by Tom Sorsbyon 16/05/2015
(Previously on XCom: Updates Within…) In space, no one can hear you scream. The same is true here on the planet Earth after the aliens have landed, but that’s because everyone else at the table is screaming along with you. Better put on your brownest trousers, because things are going to get messy. Let’s talk […]

Xenonauts – Mars Attacks. We Fight Back

by David Roseon 17/06/2014
Aliens have invaded the world of the late 1970s. But is it as good as the alien invasions of the 1990s? David Rose dons his blue helmet to find out.

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Review – 5 GPPs

by Sai Mealingon 27/08/2013
An uninspiring 3rd person cover shooter with badly implemented strategy elements which does nothing for the XCOM franchise and sadly isn't worth your time.