XCOM 2

Punishing and precise, Firaxis has created one of the most demanding - and thrilling - strategy games ever.

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Feature | How a lifelong diet of games influenced The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

"I went to video games and did not realise I was doing it!"

XCOM 2 and Trials Fusion headline PlayStation Plus' games for June

Plus Ghost Recon: Future Soldier on PS3, and more.

XCOM 2's Long War mod will also cater to casual players

But higher difficulties remain incredibly punishing.

XCOM 2 getting Long War 2 mod

Welcome back (again), Commander.

Best-selling Steam games of 2016 revealed

Mix of old and new, big and small.

XCOM 2 Ironman mode tips and tricks

Here's how to survive and thrive with just a single save.

XCOM 2 guide

Build the best base, form an effective research plan and unlock new combat characters on console and PC.

Video | Watch: Is Firaxis done with XCOM 2?

Plus the alien unit they had to cut.

XCOM 2 cheats

Console commands and .ini tweaks to take the sting out of the game.

Video | How does XCOM 2 perform on consoles?

"Getting our tech to talk to theirs is harder than you think."

Podcast | The Eurogamer Podcast #13: Ironman Bratt

And a bit about some games that aren't XCOM 2.

Surprise! XCOM 2's new DLC is out now

Full game is 40 per cent off on Steam this week.

XCOM 2's first DLC pack arrives next week

Anarchy's Children adds over 100 new customisation options.

A single button press skips loading screens in XCOM 2

UPDATE: But it could crash the game, developer explains.

Podcast | The Eurogamer Podcast

We talk XCOM 2, The Division beta and TRUCKS.

Essential | XCOM 2 review

The wisdom of Solomon.

The XCOM 2 mods you can play from day one

We talk with Firaxis and Long War Studios.

The Eurogamer Gamescom day two podcast extravaganza

What the blue blazes did Chris, Ian and Bertie see now?

Feature | XCOM 2 serves a very different kind of strategy

Impressions and video of Firaxis' switched-up sequel.

XCOM 2 likely won't launch with gamepad support

"When we talk about stuff, we only talk about PC."

XCOM 2 announced for PC this November

Firaxis introducing mod support and procedural levels, no word on console versions.