The X-COM wiki last edited by raiku2012 on 11/01/13 11:36AM View full history

Overview

Premiering in 1993, this series of computer games were published by Mythos Games and MicroProse. The first 3 games were tactical games but the fourth played as an action-based strategy game. The basic premise is that the player is in charge of the X-COM, the Extraterrestrial Combat Unit and must defend the Earth from the invading alien forces.

In 2012, the series was rebooted with the release of XCOM: Enemy Unknown. A second game in the rebooted series, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, will be released in 2013.

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