X-Com Enemy Unknown

MicroProse/Mythos Games
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X-COM ENEMY UNKNOWN is a video game produced by MicroProse and the first part in X-Com series.The story of X-Com begins in 1998.The initial plot centers around increased reports of UFO sightings.Tales of terrorism by the unknown aliens become widespread.The gameplay starts on January 1,1999 with the player choosing a location for their first base on the Geoscape screen.The Geoscape screen is a representation of the world which displays X-Com bases and craft,UFOs,alien bases and sites of alien activity.The game became popular among strategy and wargame fans for reasons such as the excellent squad-based tactical interface,the combination of tactical and strategic elements and the ability to use and create new types of weapons and equipment as the game progresses..