XCOM 2 puts players in command of elite soldiers tasked with fighting an insidious alien menace


    WHETHER they’re terrorizing spaceship crews, abducting people or blowing up Earth, aliens have been a stock baddie in pop culture for a very long time. Turn-based combat video games are no exception, with one of the oldest and most distinguished franchises in the genre dating back to the 1994 release of UFO: Enemy Unknown. The XCOM series puts the player in command of an elite group of soldiers tasked with fighting an insidious alien menace trying to invade Earth. Alternating between turn-based battlefield combat and a base facilities/upgrade management element, UFO: Enemy Unknown was a landmark in gaming at the time. … Continue reading XCOM 2 puts players in command of elite soldiers tasked with fighting an insidious alien menace

Some Windows Phone 8.1 Devices Need Firmware Updates Before Getting Windows 10 Mobile


  Microsoft keeps delaying the Windows 10 Mobile rollout, but a company spokesperson now offers some new information. Some Windows Phone 8.1 devices will first have to get firmware updates in preparation for the new OS. Pictured here is the Windows … Continue reading Some Windows Phone 8.1 Devices Need Firmware Updates Before Getting Windows 10 Mobile