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Old 09-15-2012, 01:47 PM   #1
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40 hours with XCOM

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Old 09-17-2012, 06:19 PM   #2
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"I’ve been playing a preview version of XCOM: Enemy Unknown for the past few days. I haven’t really been doing anything else, except occasionally falling to sleep in front of my computer and dreaming about XCOM. I apologise in advance for the length and possible incoherence of what follows. I’m giddy, maybe I’m rambling, but I’m as excited about a game as I have been in a long time. No coy introduction here; XCOM is marvellous and now that I’m not playing it, all I want to do is talk about it, write about it, and jump up and down hollering about it."

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Old 09-19-2012, 12:26 AM   #3
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"Iíve been playing a preview version of XCOM: Enemy Unknown for the past few days. I havenít really been doing anything else, except occasionally falling to sleep in front of my computer and dreaming about XCOM. I apologise in advance for the length and possible incoherence of what follows. Iím giddy, maybe Iím rambling, but Iím as excited about a game as I have been in a long time. No coy introduction here; XCOM is marvellous and now that Iím not playing it, all I want to do is talk about it, write about it, and jump up and down hollering about it."

That was all I needed to read
Funny...I felt the same way...this game will rock
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Old 09-19-2012, 06:40 PM   #4
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This pushed my excitement to new levels
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Old 09-19-2012, 11:39 PM   #5
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I have to admit i was a little taken back when they started talking about losing squad members and that saving half the civilians was win. I'm one of those gamers that will often reload a save if i lose a single unit in a battle but on the other hand it is nice to see that aspect from a realism point of view.

On a slightly unrelated note i think we should start our very own x360a Ironman mode, Impossible challenge to see you can make it the furthest through the game
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Old 10-10-2012, 02:50 PM   #6
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Played the demo today, can't wait to get this game, it was amazing!!!
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