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  • Blog Post: The Real Enemy is Boredom

    This game baffles me. It should be a slam dunk. Take a classic strategy franchise, add a great developer and you should get something amazing. Instead, we got XCOM: Enemy Unknown. Concept Mesh long-term and tactical strategy into an uninteresting mess Graphics Muddy and bland, although character models... More
  • Blog Post: XCOM: Enemy Unknown - An Invigorating Reboot Of A Classic Franchise

    The doomsday scenario of an alien invasion is one that's been portrayed in almost every media format. While most titles focus more on the combat side of these stories, the original XCOM: Enemy Unknown took a different approach and focused more on the behind-the-scenes tactical aspects of such an... More
  • Blog Post: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Review- A love letter to strategy gamers

    In this day and age where games cost more than ever to make and titles like Call of Duty and copycats take the market by storm, you won’t often see publishers taking chances with new games or reviving old franchises in a modern market. Reboots of classic games like Syndicate pop up occasionally... More
  • Blog Post: Decisions with Lasting Consequences

    I've just visited the Memorial in the Barracks of the XCOM headquarters. I pause as the music plays to honor the soldiers that have passed in the war for Humanity's survival, and reminisce on my memories with them, however long or short. One of them is a Russian Corporal who specialized in Assault... More
  • Blog Post: A well-executed turn base title

    When I first put this game in, I honestly didn't expect much. I thought it would be a stereotypical alien game with little green men and stuff like that. Not to mention that the whole turn base thing sorta scares me off. I got it because people were ranting endlessly about how it was so good. So... More
  • Blog Post: Easy to become attatched!

    As the title says, it is easy to become attached to this game-- and more importantly, the soldiers/characters you create. I went in to the game thinking that it would be relatively easy to keep my favored soldiers alive, oh boy I was wrong! Losing people left and right on what would be deemed an easier... More
  • Blog Post: RFXRage's Review of Xcom: Enemy Unknown

    Xcom: Enemy Unknown is one of those games that is immensely fun to play, but terribly frustrating other times. What gives Xcom such an advantage over other strategy games is the uniqueness that it possesses. Turn based strategy has become a dying genre being replaced by the ever increasing real time... More
  • Blog Post: Xcom Review - Good Men Will Die.

    Xcom is a game that I have been looking forward to for some time. I have never been great at strategy games, but this one grabbed my attention from the first time I started reading about it. While my wife scoffed at the idea of aliens attacking Earth, cliched and what have you, I thought more about the... More
  • Blog Post: Review- XCOM: Enemies Unknown

    A game that finally allows the player to exercise their right to carefully, and meticulously kill everyone on their team. XCOM is a strategy game which allows the player to be the commander of a paramilitary organization whose sole purpose is to eradicate the evil, invading aliens. As the commander you... More
  • Blog Post: XCOM: Enemies unknown

    This had got to be one of the great strategy games of our generation. At its core it has a lot of RPG groundwork. The missions are diverse enough to keep you going through multiple playthroughs, and are so gripping! customize individual loadouts, manage invintory, objectives, and finances, all while... More
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