As one who regularly talks to Sean Carey, I feel obligated to qualify that headline with "the proper one." I've personally never played an X-Com game before, but after hearing the fervor of old fans, I'm getting excited for it.
Allistair did a great interview with the developers of XCOM: Enemy Unknown, the convention season is gearing up with gamescom and PAX news coming out, and I put out a very timely and well received review of Starhawk.
Friday Night Fights: Foightin' around the world
Interview: XCOM: Enemy Unknown, as hardcore as you like
This weekend on Dtoid TV: SFxT DLC Giveaway!
The DTOID Show: Boobs, Birds, and BioShock Infinite!
Join Dtoid next Friday for an Xbox Community Playdate!
Community blogs of 8/10
Forum thread of the day: Sleeping Dogs
More Black Ops: Declassified details to come at gamescom
Sega brings nine games to PAX Prime
Fangamer VERSUS Attract Mode to feature art, music, games
Darksiders II launch event to include prizes and Death
Sony having 'a difficult time' getting PS Vita support
DmC director: Western games put graphics before gameplay
Jet Set Radio to cost only $9.99, coming this September
Assassin's Creed III won't make it to PC until Nov. 20
MLG Summer Fighter Arena is live
Foreigner mega ballads come to Rock Band Music Store
Weekend PC download deals: Worms, Kalypso, Nexuiz
Damage Inc. now has a demo on Xbox Live
Oh look, a Dig Dug comic happened!
Check out Fistful of Rupees, the three-part Zelda western
Poke Balls are a carjacker's best friend
Dawww alert: a new Angry Bird appears
Tessellated toads impress in this CryEngine 3 tech video
Rayman Legends adds Barbara to the roster
Dead or Alive 5's Opening Declaration will pump you up
Gnaw is joining the ranks of the Awesomenauts on PC
Get hype for Sleeping Dogs with a new launch day trailer
Joe Danger 2 The Movie looks like more of a good thing
Wargame: AirLand Battle announced with a nice teaser