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Critical Hit! XCOM: Enemy Unknown finally out for Macs

11:00 PM on 06.29.2013 // Jason Cabral
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Running a paramilitary organization has never looked this trendy

Seems like a fair bit of critically acclaimed titles are finally making their long-awaited hop over to the Mac gaming universe. Last week we had Rockstar's take on a modern noir story in Max Payne 3, and this week we have Firaxis bringing back the alien invasion with XCOM: Enemy Unknown.

For those of you new to the franchise, XCOM tasks you with being the commander of large paramilitary group built for the purposes of defending our world against an extraterrestrial threat. Your resources are not unlimited, and funding can be cut from your financial backers, making for games filled with very interesting and difficult choices on how to best use those resources.

I am glad to see XCOM: Enemy Unknown finally out and optimized for the Mac gaming community, and coincidentally nearly a week after XCOM: Enemy Unknown for iOS devices launched. I see what you did there Firaxis!




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destructoid's previous coverage:
XCOM: Enemy Unknown


  Jun 20

Review: XCOM: Enemy Unknown (iOS)

Relive the despair of permadeath on the go


  Jun 11

Massive sale on PSN keeps good times rolling for Sony

More hot deals than can shake a PS Move controller at


  Apr 09

XCOM: EU for iOS won't go overboard with in-app purchases

'I'm not sure I would be able to sleep at night'


  Mar 23

PAX: 'Full port' of XCOM comes to iOS this summer

Developer Firaxis Games also teases next project


  Feb 26

XCOM: Enemy Unknown is coming to Mac soon

Save the earth on your Apple gizmo


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