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New screens reveal a bit of XCOM: Enemy Unknown gameplay

8:30 PM on 01.31.2012 // Brett Zeidler

February's cover title for Game Informer was the exclusive announcement of XCOM: Enemy Unknown. No, this is not related to the first-person shooter reboot of XCOM that is also in the works, but is instead a separate reboot that will be a return to the classic strategy gameplay from the original games.

Game Informer also recently put up a sneak peek of Enemy Uknown's gameplay with plenty of screenshots to get you excited. It looks like you'll be taking control of a small squad of soldiers as you defend or attack various areas from alien attack. The game looks pretty incredible from the small glimpse, so definitely go check that out.

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