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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 Space and ship models are very impressive. Characters are not...
X³: Reunion Windows The pride of the Argon fleet is back in X3...
X³: Reunion Windows Rain death at skirmish mode with a powerful ship!
X³: Reunion Windows That's what I want enemies to look like!

Promo Images

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Trailer


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

eToychest Windows Jan 19, 2006 88 out of 100 88
Gamigo Windows Dec 15, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
TotalVideoGames (TVG) Windows Nov 10, 2005 8 out of 10 80
G4 TV: X-Play Windows Apr 05, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Games Finder Windows Dec 22, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Jolt (UK) Windows Nov 28, 2005 7.8 out of 10 78
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Windows Dec 01, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Nov 06, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GameStar (Germany) Windows Dec, 2005 62 out of 100 62
Factornews Windows Feb 19, 2006 3 out of 10 30

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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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