Xenonauts is described as '1 October, 1979: Unidentified forces presumed of extraterrestrial origin arrive in Earth orbit. Panic spreads across the globe as attempts at communication fail and attempts to engage the invaders are met with heavy losses and little success' and is a Turn Based Game in the Games category. There are more than 10 games similar to Xenonauts for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Linux, Mac and GOG.com. The best alternative is X-COM. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Fire Emblem Heroes or UFO: Alien Invasion. Other Xenonauts like games are Shadowrun Returns (Paid), Final Fantasy Tactics (Paid), Valkyria Chronicles (Paid) and Battle Brothers (Paid).
XCOM is a series of sci-fi video games surrounding an Extraterrestrial Combat Unit setup by the nations of Earth to combat an alien invasion. Represent entire series of X-COM games including X-COM: UFO Defense, X-COM: Terror from the Deep, X-COM: Apocalypse, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, X-COM 2.
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The xenonauts game wouldn't have happened if xcom hadn't happened first.
MAN MEETS MAGIC & MACHINE. The year is 2054. Magic has returned to the world, awakening powerful creatures of myth and legend. Technology merges with flesh and consciousness. Elves, trolls, orks and dwarves walk among us, while ruthless corporations bleed the world dry. Represent entire series of Shadowrun Returns games including Shadowrun Returns, Shadowrun: Dragonfall, Shadowrun: Hong Kong.
Relive the Final Fantasy universe through this tactical RPG with deep historical roots as the first of a kind for the Final Fantasy series. The game debuted for Sony's PSP in 2007 and has finally made it to modern mobile devices with a mobile-focused interface. Represent entire series of Final Fantasy Tactics games.
Valkyria Chronicles It takes place in Europa, a fictional continent based on Europe, during the beginning of World War II. Represent entire series of Valkyria Chronicles games including Valkyria Chronicles, Valkyria Chronicles 2, Valkyria Chronicles 3: Unrecorded Chronicles, Valkyria Chronicles 4.
Open the gateways between worlds, Heroes at your side in Nintendo's epic RPG-strategy series reimagined for mobile devices. The Fire Emblem series comprises strategy/role-playing games with deep tactical elements and depth that increases with every move you make.
Into the Breach is set in the far future where humanity fights against an army of giant monsters collectively called the Vek. To combat them, the player controls soldiers that operate giant mechs that can be equipped with a variety of weapons, armor, and other equipment.
UFO: Alien Invasion is a strategy video game in which the player fights aliens that are trying to take control of the Earth. The game is heavily influenced by the X-COM series (mostly by UFO: Enemy Unknown).