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X³: Reunion is a space trading and combat simulation that continues the story of X²: The Threat. The war with the mysterious Khaak still rages at the borders of Argon space, where the weakened defending forces try to stop the expanding invasion. But a new, even bigger menace arises in the endless darkness of space.

Like its predecessors, the game features free-form gameplay, allowing the player to completely ignore the main story of the game (actually there is an option to play the game without any story at all). There are several ways to earn money or reputation - mining asteroids, trading, building player-owned stations, fighting against pirates or becoming pirate oneself, and so on. only to name a few. With a large variety of ships and equipment, the player can build (or capture) a whole customized battle and/or trading fleet.

Screenshots

X³: Reunion Windows The orangey blobs are the remanents of the civilian ship I blew up. Behind it, surrounded by red (indicating hostile) is a police ship, who didn't like me shooting up the innocent ship.
X³: Reunion Windows View of a gate. It's targeted so it also appears in the target view window I have open at the top-right. Note that everything surrounded by a box may be clicked on to target it.
X³: Reunion Windows Docked and trading. Note I can't buy the 10GJ shield as I need a relation with the Argon of at least "AF Guardian", and I'm only a lowly citizen. Also, I can't afford it. And it won't fit in my ship.
X³: Reunion Windows Following the green docking lights

Promo Images

X³: Reunion Screenshot
X³: Reunion Screenshot
X³: Reunion Screenshot
X³: Reunion Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "X3:重聚" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "X3: Воссоединение" -- Russian spelling
  • "X3" -- Informal name
  • "X²: Reunion" -- Working title

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Critic Reviews

AceGamez Nov 07, 2005 10 out of 10 100
eToychest Jan 19, 2006 88 out of 100 88
Game Captain Dec 08, 2005 87 out of 100 87
TotalVideoGames (TVG) Nov 10, 2005 8 out of 10 80
PC Action Dec 06, 2005 77 out of 100 77
Softpedia Nov 23, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot Nov 30, 2005 7.2 out of 10 72
GameCell UK Dec 16, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GameStar (Germany) Dec, 2005 62 out of 100 62
Gaming Age Jan 25, 2006 D+ 33

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

X³: Reunion appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Development

The X²: The Threat expansion X²: The Return (German title: X²: Die Rückkehr) was canceled near completion to take advantage of the engine. All of the expansion's content was integrated into this game.

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Knyght (648) added X³: Reunion (Windows) on Nov 08, 2005
Other platforms contributed by chirinea (36660) and Kabushi (162110)