XCOM: Enemy Unknown

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FeatureHow 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!"

June's free Xbox Games with Gold titles include XCOM, The Crew

Plus Goat Simulator and Super Meat Boy.

FeatureWatch: Chris teaches Aoife how to play XCOM: Enemy Unknown

"I don't trust anyone that wears a turtleneck."

The best PC games

Old and new, this is our pick of the PC games you should play today.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown is out now for Android devices

iOS version's price now halved.

FeatureDevelopers' Games of 2013

CD Projekt! Blow! Bithell! Molyneux! More!

XCOM: Enemy Within listings spotted on Korean ratings board

UPDATE: Placeholder Steam achievements for Enemy Unknown suggest this is DLC.

FeatureDevelopers' Games of 2012

Levine! Molyneux! Dean Hall!

First XCOM: Enemy Unknown DLC announced

New Council missions! New playable squad character! New character customisation options!

Digital FoundryXCOM Digital Foundry PC Performance Video

How does XCOM function on our £300 gaming PC? Here we test the game at 768p and 1080p, head-to-head.

Digital FoundryXCOM Gameplay Performance Video

Frame-rate tests on the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the revived strategy shooter.

Digital FoundryXCOM PlayStation 3 vs. PC Face-Off Video

Console vs. computer as the Sony platform takes on a PC running XCOM at max settings.

Digital FoundryXCOM Xbox 360 vs. PC Face-Off Video

Unreal Engine 3 put through its paces on both the Xbox 360 and at top settings on computer.

Digital FoundryXCOM Xbox 360 vs. PlayStation 3 Face-Off Video

Console versions of the revived strategy title compared head-to-head.

UK chart: Dishonored denied top spot by FIFA 13

Pokémon, XCOM in top ten, but Fable: The Journey disappoints in 37th.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown review

They don't come in peace.

FeatureThe re-making of XCOM

From the archive: Looking back at how Jake Solomon completed his 10-year mission.

VideoXCOM: Enemy Unkown Casualties of War trailer

Sounds like it's going to be quite hard.

PC version of XCOM remake draws battlefield grid

Plus, why Interception only lasts 10 seconds. New screenshots inside.

VideoXCOM Enemy Unknown trailer takes a last stand

October launch for Civilization developer's new sci-fi strategy.

EGXBorderlands 2, XCOM: Enemy Unknown at Rezzed

Borderlands 2 playable for the first time in the UK.

FeatureXCOM: Enemy Unknown Preview: First Contact

Hands-on with the unknown unknowns.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown release date

UPDATE: Image of pre-order skins revealed.

VideoXCOM: Enemy Unknown dev diary talks modernisation

Firaxis on bringing the franchise up to date.

Firaxis: XCOM is a "very, very big budget game"

Dev responds to dumbed down for console audience concern.

FeatureFear of Failure

Partying like it's 1999.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown to appeal to action, RPG and RTS gamers

"Certain stars were aligning," says Firaxis boss Meier.

First XCOM: Enemy Unknown screens, details

Firaxis' game "re-imagines" 1994 original.

Firaxis' XCOM: Enemy Unknown announced

Turn-based strategy game re-imagined by Civilization dev.