XCOM Spiritual Successor Phoenix Point Has Been Delayed

Snapshot Games has announced that Phoenix Point has been delayed. Instead of releasing on September 3, the XCOM-like strategy game is now scheduled to launch in December. “While the development team is working hard, and Phoenix Point is shaping up really well, we now know we’re going to need more time to get it to meet our very high standards,” […]

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Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare's Multiplayer Killstreaks Revealed Amid Controversy

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will bring back killstreak rewards in multiplayer, publisher Activision has confirmed just ahead of the game’s full multiplayer reveal. However, one of the killstreak options has caused some controversy. The three killstreak rewards announced so far are a juggernaut care package, an armored assault vehicle, and the chemical weapon white phosphorus, and it’s that last […]

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Why DEFCON is the scariest game ever made

DEFCON is a game that makes me think. That’s not unusual for a strategy game, but DEFCON doesn’t just make me think about tactics; it makes me think about Stanislav Petrov. Back in 1983, Soviet lieutenant colonel Petrov decided his nuclear missile-detecting computer was wrong when it showed a couple of incoming missiles from the United States. He assumed it […]

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