XCOM: Enemy Within is the expansion to the 2012 Game of the Year award-winning strategy game, XCOM: Enemy Unknown. As the commander XCOM, build and expand your base, recruit and train your soldiers, and research alien technology to advance your capabilities in fierce battles against a terrifying alien invasion.
XCOM: Enemy Within is the expansion to the 2012 Game of the Year award-winning strategy game, XCOM: Enemy Unknown. As the commander of XCOM, build and expand your base, recruit and train your soldiers, and research alien technology to advance your capabilities in fierce battles against a terrifying alien invasion.
Lead designer Ananda Gupta shows off some of the new weapons, abilities, enemies and maps included in the expansion to the 2012 Game of the Year award-winning strategy game, XCOM: Enemy Unknown. This video features gameplay that was designed specifically for presentation purposes. As the commander of XCOM, build and expand your base, recruit and train your soldiers, and research alien technology to advance your capabilities in fierce battles against a terrifying alien invasion.
XCOM: Enemy Within takes the incredible experience of XCOM: Enemy Unknown and adds an array of new abilities, upgrades and weapons, to combat new enemy threats. The expanded experience also includes new maps, new tactical challenges, new mission types, new multiplayer content and much more – delivering more replayability, more strategy and more challenge - everything fans expect from a Firaxis expansion.
Every change in this mod is to balance each and every choice that you might have to make. Be it choosing which ability you want for your Heavy, if you want to save a country from Panicking or gain Scientists for a research project.
A strategic management feature where you have to make a tough call on a daily basis, where everything is useful but nothing easy to attain. You will face more challenges and problems, but also be able to use much more to find a solution. Every facility and every item is now useful and even the Gray-Market prices now encourage selling items, especially alien tech - though selling without care will result in a lack of alien tech for research and production!
This mod will challenge you and your soldiers from the early beginning until the very end, and especially on the higher difficulties ruthlessly punish tactical mistakes. Fortunately, it's now possible to recover from mistakes, as the Panic system is slightly more balanced, though too many mistakes will still see the X-COM program quickly abandoned.
For those who take the first steps in X-COM and would like a challenge, but are not used to the game yet, easy and normal offer alternatives that mostly contain the same changes, though panic and financial aspects are more generous and allow more room for mistakes and recovery from failed missions.
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The Slingshot Content Pack includes three new maps tied to the Council missions, a new playable squad character with a unique story and voice, and new character customization options.
The battle against the enemy will be tough, and success will depend on your ability to keep your recruits alive and evolve them from rookies to more skilled and powerful soldiers. You are our last hope to save humanity from the global alien invasion. Good luck, Commander.
This is the same presentation that was shown behind closed doors at E3 and PAX, now available online in its entirety for the first time.
As the commander of XCOM, the lives of the world\'s best operatives are in your hands. Soldiers will fall, but it\'s up to you to recruit, train, and advance their skills and capabilities to counter the alien attack and minimize your casualties of war.
Can these operatives turn the tide of battle, or will it be our last stand?
2KTV speaks to Casey O\'Toole, lead programmer for XCOM: Enemy Unknown, about the development of the game and its progression into the modern age.
The second installment in the community video series.
The first in a series of community videos for XCOM: Enemy Unknown.
This video is the first in a series of dev diaries.
Featuring a bold new origin story told from a first-person perspective, XCOM pits Special Agent William Carter and his team against the threat of human extinction from an insidious otherworldly force. But every enemy is an opportunity – players will strike surgically against the alien menace, capture their technology, and by the science of desperation – turn the invaders' weapons against them.
Check out the new XCOM trailer from E3 2011.
2K Games has released a new trailer for XCOM. This trailer contains over two minutes of cinematic and gameplay footage. We get to see the unusual threat to mankind and the different ways to take it down.