Xenonauts is a PC strategy game due for release in 2013. It is a spiritual successor to the classic X-Com strategy games, putting the player in control of an organisation defending the world from an alien invasion. It is a grand strategy game that involves building and managing bases across the entire planet, controlling jet fighters and ground troops in battle against the alien forces, then researching captured extraterrestrial technology to unlock their secrets! Linux version uses WINE.

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The next game to join the Alpha Funding program is Xenonauts a game Inspired by the classic X-Com series, reinventing and re-imaging them as a modern strategy game.

Posted by Henley on Nov 6th, 2011

Xenonauts is an upcoming strategy title inspired by the classic X-Com series of strategy games, reinventing and reimagining them for modern times with a fresh setting, increased usability and countless other improvements.


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Theon Nov 6 2011 says:

Seems a tad pricey for alphafunding, imo.

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Riccars Nov 6 2011 says:

Words do not describe how much I love UFO defense.

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INtense! Nov 6 2011 says:

Despite the alpha tag, this is an incredibly polished game so it's future is looking promising.

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petelectro Nov 7 2011 says:

I would like to read more about it. Is there a Developer Blog or something?

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Genocyber Nov 7 2011 replied:

Try this mate ;) Lmgtfy.com

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ninjaman999 Nov 7 2011 says:

OMG YAY, Ive been wanting something like this for QUITE a while. In for 20 :D

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[Q]uik Nov 7 2011 says:

if it dropped by 5 euros then i'd buy it by the start of the next month, but... 15 euros for an alhpa seems a bit... neeehhh

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xxx.xxx.xxx Nov 7 2011 says:

graphics look a little sad if you ask me, if it came out 10 years ago perhaps,
fallout 2 even looks better :)

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Unwanted Nov 7 2011 says:

I have been playing this for the last few days and think that this is going to be a very good game, the game play is very close to the beloved UFO games of the past. It is great what they have done with the interceptor battles. I believe version 8 comes out very soon adding quite a lot to the game.
I think it's worth buying, I don't regret it. :)

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emptyhead Nov 9 2011 says:

Have to agree with comments here about price. £15 for an alpha!? And no demo? I think I'll stick with the very good open-source alternatives for now (eg. UFO: Alien Invasion).

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SooSiaal Nov 10 2011 replied:

It seems that people forget that you pre order a game,the ability to play the current alpha versions is just a bonus...

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VICITVIR Nov 10 2011 says:

Just pre-ordered myself (even paid the extra 6 Euros for premium pre-order to help the devs even more), tried the currenct alpha build, and must say that the game looks extremely promising. Love the graphics style. Can't wait to try the next build which allows you to try out the research tree and other neat stuff.

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CasualSax Dec 3 2011 says:

The base website they have is pretty useless. Instead of being a **** and linking to google, I'll point you to the forum announcements page, which details current releases: Goldhawkinteractive.com

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