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!"

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

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

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The best PC games

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

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FeatureDevelopers' Games of 2013

CD Projekt! Blow! Bithell! Molyneux! More!

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XCOM: Enemy Within listings spotted on Korean ratings board

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

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FeatureDevelopers' Games of 2012

Levine! Molyneux! Dean Hall!

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First XCOM: Enemy Unknown DLC announced

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

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Digital FoundryXCOM Digital Foundry PC Performance Video

How does XCOM function on our Ł300 gaming PC? Here we test the game at 768p and 1080p, head-to-head.

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Digital FoundryXCOM Gameplay Performance Video

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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UK chart: Dishonored denied top spot by FIFA 13

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

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown review

They don't come in peace.

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FeatureThe re-making of XCOM

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

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VideoXCOM: Enemy Unkown Casualties of War trailer

Sounds like it's going to be quite hard.

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PC version of XCOM remake draws battlefield grid

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

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VideoXCOM Enemy Unknown trailer takes a last stand

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

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EGXBorderlands 2, XCOM: Enemy Unknown at Rezzed

Borderlands 2 playable for the first time in the UK.

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FeatureXCOM: Enemy Unknown Preview: First Contact

Hands-on with the unknown unknowns.

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown release date

UPDATE: Image of pre-order skins revealed.

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VideoXCOM: Enemy Unknown dev diary talks modernisation

Firaxis on bringing the franchise up to date.

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

Dev responds to dumbed down for console audience concern.

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FeatureFear of Failure

Partying like it's 1999.

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

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

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First XCOM: Enemy Unknown screens, details

Firaxis' game "re-imagines" 1994 original.

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Firaxis' XCOM: Enemy Unknown announced

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