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X³: Reunion

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5.0
Windows
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3.7
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Description

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 That's what I want enemies to look like!
X³: Reunion Windows You can select to play as an explorer, merchant or pirate with storyline disabled if you wish.
X³: Reunion Windows The police get a few well placed shots in while I'm trying to take screenshots. Evil.
X³: Reunion Windows Following the green docking lights

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Gamigo Windows Dec 15, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
Gamers.at Windows Nov 16, 2005 81 out of 100 81
GotNext Windows Dec 28, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
G4 TV: X-Play Windows Apr 05, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Jun 14, 2007 7.75 out of 10 78
Strategy Informer Windows Dec 19, 2005 7.3 out of 10 73
GamePlasma Windows Jan 31, 2006 7 out of 10 70
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Feb 19, 2006 13 out of 20 65
RewiredMind Windows Nov 10, 2005 5 out of 10 50
Gaming Age Windows 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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