Summary: XCOM Enemy Unknown is a turn-based tactical role-playing strategy video game developed by Firaxis Games for publisher 2K Games released on October 9 2012 and rated 12 in North America and three days later on October 12 in Europe and Australia for Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Firaxis said in an interview that the game would be ‘awesome’ on Wii U. The game is a ‘reimagined’ remake of the 1994 cult classic strategy game UFO Enemy Unknown also known as X-COM UFO Defense. The game returns to the roots of the X-COM series differentiating it from the previously announced shooter XCOM by 2K Marin. Set in the near future following an alien invasion of Earth XCOM Enemy Unknown puts the player in control of an elite multinational military organization called XCOM short for Extraterrestrial Combat Unit which is tasked with defending the Earth against the alien forces. The player commands troops in the field in a series of turn-based tactical missions between missions the player directs the research and development of new technologies from recovered alien technology and captured prisoners expands XCOM’s base of operations manages XCOM’s finances and monitors and responds to alien activity.
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