A tactical strategy series originally designed by Julian Gollop where the player has to counter various alien invasions.
Alternate names: Extraterrestrial Combat Unit
Name variations: XCOM
The first video game about X-COM was released in 1994.
Rights to the franchise are currently held by Take-Two Interactive (2K Games), who changed the series name to XCOM from X-COM in their new titles.
Child groupsX-COM: Original series, XCOM 2012 reboot
compare with these groups
|A||1995 - X-COM novel by Diane Duane|
|B||1997 - X-COM novel by Vladimir Vasilyev|
|C||1998 - Hasbro acquired the X-COM IP|
|D||2005 - 2K Games acquired the X-COM IP|