XCOM: CHIMERA SQUAD

XCOM: Chimera Squad Really Leans into the Series’ Horny Undertones

XCOM, like all video games, is inexcusably horny. It has been since at least XCOM 2 — when the series introduced big tittied, all-female snake soldiers with prehensile tongues that squeeze your guys up real tight. Firaxis, developer of Civilization and the modern XCOM games, has mostly tried to deny…

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Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 61: A Coat Full of UMDs

This week on Fanwidth, your usual hosts are left to their own devices again. This inevitably leads to talk about fucking aliens, philosopher kings, and LiveJournal. But that’s not all! I promise we actually talk about video games, and that all these topics are relevant to things like Final Fantasy…

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XCOM: Chimera Squad Unrest Guide – How to Lower Unrest

In XCOM: Chimera Squad you are tasked with shutting down various criminal outfits throughout the massive City 31. Revolving around the same challenging gameplay that the series is known for, Chimera Squad introduces a number of unique and new mechanics that players will need to balance. Perhaps the most annoying…

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XCOM: Chimera Squad Scar Guide – How to Remove Scars

XCOM: Chimera Squad is here and it’s bringing the turn-based action that fans have come to expect. Boasting a solid difficulty curve, it’s easy to lose an agent or two if you’re not careful. While your agents can take a fair amount of damage, they will eventually begin to bleed…

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XCOM: Chimera Squad Guide – Zephyr, Blueblood, or Patchwork?

Can’t get enough of missing a target despite having a 95% chance to hit? XCOM: Chimera Squad is the latest entry in this beloved strategy franchise and it’s just as punishing as the core games. Early on, you’ll be given a choice between recruiting one of three different units. Each…

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Fanbyte Morning News April 14, 2020

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Firaxis Announces a New XCOM a Week Before its Release Date

Firaxis is having, not quite a Beyoncé moment this morning, but a pretty darn close moment with XCOM: Chimera Squad, a new installment in the acclaimed strategy series that is coming to PC ten days from now on April 24. Set after the events of XCOM 2, Chimera Squad follows a group of…

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