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XCOM: Enemy Unknown + Enemy Within Review

The original X-COM: UFO Defense is often regarded among the top strategy and PC games of all time and so after a decade of inactivity we finally get a reboot to the series. XCOM: Enemy Unknown follows the spirit from the original game but it also applies over a decade of advancements in gaming by streamlining the overall experience. Be sure to check out the written review as I also took the perspective of a massive fan from the original game and I’ll say that there are a few surprises to be seen below.

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The Fraxial Show: Episode 34

A few new game releases to talk about this week. As for news, we discuss the new Metal Gear Rising trailer and its upcoming release. We also bring up the addition of the new C7 Corvette to GT5. Lastly, we mention the new game by the developers of the game Syndicate called STORM, which has little information as of yet.

As for games played, Mike talks about his brief experience with Deadlight on PC and intends to do a review of XCOM now that he is finished the game. Nick gives some insight into BF3 Premium on Xbox 360 and how the game compares to the PC version.

Show Links

Starbreeze STORM – http://www.starbreeze.com/?page_id=10

Metal Gear Rising Trailer – http://youtu.be/87UEsB-OgHc

Game Releases

Jan 22nd

The Cave – PC, PS3, 360, WiiU
Trailer – http://youtu.be/GGHPgdSMWNc
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch – PS3

Jan 23rd

ShootMania Storm – PC

Jan 24th

Strike Suit Zero – PC

Jan 25th

DmC: Devil May Cry  PC

The Fraxial Show: Episode 22 – [ XCOM: Enemy Unknown Multiplayer ]

On this episode of the Fraxial Show we continue some XCOM gameplay coverage with a quick multiplayer match. We also discussed the weekly game releases which include Doom 3 BFG and Serious Sam 3: BFE among others

There wasn’t any significant news this week, however we have announced a potential new video series soon to come. As usual here is the list of game releases this week.

Oct 16th 2012

  • Doom 3 BFG Edition – PC, PS3, 360
  • 007 Legends – PS3, 360
  • Dance Central 3 – 360
  • Rocksmitch – PC
  • Serious Sam 3: Jewel of the nile – PC
Oct 17th 2012
  • Raveged – PC
  • Serious Sam 3: BFE – 360

The Fraxial Show: Episode 21 – [ XCOM: Enemy Unknown ]

After spending the last few weeks on Borderlands 2, we finally changed things up with some gameplay footage of the new XCOM game. Unfortunately due to ‘poor’ internet conditions, Mike was not able to pre-load the game in time which means the multiplayer will wait until next week.

We also discussed about S.P.A.Z. (Space pirates and zombies) which was one of two new games Mike played over the weekend. As for the news, we covered the recent updates to both Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Borderlands 2 along with the release of Logitechs new G710+ Mechanical Keyboard.

Game releases

Oct 7th 2012

  • Pokemon White Edition V2 – DS
  • Pokemon Black Edition V2 – DS
Oct 8th 2012
  • Dishonored – PC, PS3, 360
  • XCOM Enemy Unknown – PC, PS3, 360
Oct 9th 2012
  • Just Dance 4 – Wii, PS3, 360
Oct 10th 2012
  • Worms Revolution – PC, PS3, 360
Oct 11th 2012
  • Of Orcs and Men – PC, PS3, 360


News Links

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – Patch Notes

Borderlands 2 – Patch Notes

Logitech G710+ – Official blog and review


The Fraxial Show: Episode 19 – [ Borderlands 2 ]

This week on the Fraxial Show, we bring you more gameplay and opinions on the recently released Borderlands 2. We had a fairly large amount of significant games released this week which have been added below. As for news, we covered the release of the new PS3 Super Slim which lead into a lengthy discussion of the current state of Sony. We finally wrapped up with some talk of the demo released for XCOM: Enemy Unknown.


September 25th 2012

  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 // PC, PS3, 360
  • FIFA 13 // 360
  • World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria // PC, Mac
  • Dead or Alive 5 // PS3, 360

September 26th 2012

  • Castle Crashers // PC

September 27th 2012

  • Half Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax Ultimate Boy // PC