Tag Archives: Firaxis Games

XCOM 2 Review

XCOM 2 Screen Shot 06 Command Room

For those who played the first XCOM by Firaxis Games would be familiar with its steep difficulty and probably failed many times, forcing a reload of a previous save game. Well that has come back to haunt us as in XCOM 2, well the aliens won and the world is now under the dictatorship of the ADVENT government which is …

Read More »

Sid Meier’s Starships Review

Riding on the success of Civilization: Beyond Earth comes a game from the legendary Sid Meier that explores the idea that there are other planets colonized by humans. Building up your modest fleet of starships, you seek out these planets to bring them under your fold. While Sid Meier never did promise another great strategy game with Sid Meier’s Starships …

Read More »

XCOM: Enemy Within Review

The reboot of XCOM was a master stroke by Fraxis that so many spinoffs could not achieve. Familiar yet new, the game gave long time XCOM fans something to smile about while gaining lots of new fans to the franchise. Yet on the whole a very good game that comes highly recommended for all strategy fans, it still felt like …

Read More »

Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Brave New World Review

Known as the best strategy game series to date which probably gave birth to the infamous “One more turn” phase, the latest DLC to the award winning Civilization V just gave keyboard leaders even more ways to conquer the world. Introducing new features the game mechanics, players are now given even more control over their fledgling civilization in terms of …

Read More »

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Review

Just like the movie industry, reboots of old game series have always been the target of pessimism as majority of these do not turn out well. While you do get success stories once in a while, more often than not, these reboots of well loved classics are doomed to failure before they even started. It is not surprising to see …

Read More »

Civilization V: Gods & Kings Review

The Civilization (or Civ for short) game series is perhaps one of the most famous turn based strategy games in the gaming industry that has always excited fans to no end. Not only does it give you the power to shape the destiny of your chosen people, but the many victory conditions means many more hours of re-playability. 2010’s Civilization …

Read More »