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You are in control of X-COM: an organization formed by the world's governments to fight the ever-increasing alien menace. Features: Command deadly close-combat battles Shooting down UFOs is just the beginning: you must then lead a squad of heavily-armed soldiers across different terrains as they investigate the UFO crash site.
Release Date: Dec 31, 1993

Buy X-COM: UFO Defense

$4.99

Packages that include this game

Buy X-COM: Complete Pack

Includes 5 items: X-COM: Terror From the Deep, X-COM: Apocalypse, X-COM: Interceptor, X-COM: UFO Defense, X-COM: Enforcer

About the Game

You are in control of X-COM: an organization formed by the world's governments to fight the ever-increasing alien menace.
Features:
  • Command deadly close-combat battles
    Shooting down UFOs is just the beginning: you must then lead a squad of heavily-armed soldiers across different terrains as they investigate the UFO crash site. Tackle the aliens with automatic rifles, rocket launchers, and even tanks in the struggle to retrieve useful technology, weapons or life forms.
  • Research and manufacture alien technologies
    Successful ground assault missions will allow X-COM scientists to analyze alien items. Each new breakthrough brings you a little closer to understanding the technology and culture of the alien races. Once you have sufficient research data on the UFO's superior weapons and crafts, you'll be able to manufacture weapons of equal capability.
  • Develop a strategy to save the Earth
    You must make every crucial decision as you combat the powerful alien forces. But you'll also need to watch the world political situation: governments may be forced into secret pacts with the aliens and then begin to reduce X-COM funding.

System Requirements

    • Supported OS: Microsoft® 2000/XP/Vista®
    • Processor: 80386 processor or better
    • Memory: 4Mb RAM
    • Sound Cards Supported: AdLib compatible cards, SoundBlaster compatible cards and the Roland LAPC-1.
Helpful customer reviews
212 of 227 people (93%) found this review helpful
193 products in account
70 reviews
119.7 hrs on record
Never before
Have I been so afraid
Of one single alien
Who holds a grenade
Posted: June 8th, 2014
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17 of 21 people (81%) found this review helpful
33 products in account
2 reviews
6.1 hrs on record
Simply a classic, this game should be in everyone's library!
Posted: April 28th, 2014
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
1,017 products in account
24 reviews
0.4 hrs on record
The greatest turn-based strategy game ever made, bar none, with fantastically designed edge of your seat battles, combined with an elegant (for 1993) UI, make this an unforgettable, absolutely-must-own experience.
Posted: June 28th, 2014
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
19 products in account
2 reviews
33.0 hrs on record
This game is freaking awesome, after 20 years it's still amazing.
There are so many good things to say that is difficult to decide where to start ...

- turn based strategic combat, take your time to decide your strategy
- research based on alien captured technology, this keeps me motivated to keep playing
- management of resources of your bases, full control of your assets
- recruit soldiers and see them evolving ... and dying :)
- if you are spending too much money, you could sell things and even fire people!
- air combat is simple and effective
- and every element is this game has an effect on other parts:
A) resources captured in the battlefield will give you new research paths and money
B) research will give you new stuff to build
C) stuff you build will make you more powerful in the battlefield
D) more battlefield missions will give you new resources

As a Sci-fi aficionado this game will give you plenty of funny hours.
Absolutely recommended, if you haven't played, do it now!!
This game is a masterpiece!!
Posted: July 25th, 2014
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
58 products in account
2 reviews
13.9 hrs on record
Half my squad got massacred by one chrysalid
10/10
Posted: August 4th, 2014
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