History Trivia / XCOMEnemyUnknown

22nd Dec '15 10:03:56 PM AnotherGuy
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** The cover art is an {{Homage}} to ''Videogame/LaserSquad''.[[note]]The original ''Videogame/XCOMUFODefense'' was originally ''Laser Squad II''.[[/note]]
6th Sep '15 3:33:17 PM Folamh3
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* DoingItForTheArt: Lead designer Jake Solomon has been an enormous fan of the ''X-COM'' franchise since he was a child, and as [[http://www.polygon.com/features/2013/1/31/3928710/making-of-xcoms-jake-solomon-firaxis-sid-meier this article]] reveals, it's no understatement to say that his journey to create ''Enemy Unknown'' was nothing short of a lifelong passion.
8th Jul '15 4:17:18 PM nombretomado
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** Dr. Shen is the guy from the Dharma videos in ''{{Lost}}''. Those who've been gaming long enough to have played [[{{XCOM}} the original]] may remember him better as [[VideoGame/WingCommander Vagabond]].
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** Dr. Shen is the guy from the Dharma videos in ''{{Lost}}''.''Series/{{Lost}}''. Those who've been gaming long enough to have played [[{{XCOM}} the original]] may remember him better as [[VideoGame/WingCommander Vagabond]].
17th Jun '15 4:51:05 AM AceOfScarabs
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** FUTBOL: Muton squads, as popularized by Youtube and Twitch streamer Beaglerush.
15th Jun '15 3:21:04 AM AceOfScarabs
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** Ayy: Sectoids, appropriated from the Ayy Lamo meme.
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** Ayy: Sectoids, appropriated from the Ayy Lamo ''ayy lmao'' meme.
1st Jun '15 10:06:38 AM MetalSlimeHunt
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** Ayy: Sectoids, appropriated from the Ayy Lamo meme.
25th Feb '15 12:22:42 AM GentlemensDame883
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* TechnologyMarchesOn: The main menu shows a non-smartphone lying on the ground next to the car with its late owner.
31st Dec '14 11:58:19 AM nombretomado
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** English Female voice 1 is [[Franchise/MassEffect Jack]]. English Female voice 2 is [[Franchise/MassEffect Ashley Williams]]. English Female voice 3 is [[Franchise/MassEffect Commander]] [[JenniferHale Shepard]].
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** English Female voice 1 is [[Franchise/MassEffect Jack]]. English Female voice 2 is [[Franchise/MassEffect Ashley Williams]]. English Female voice 3 is [[Franchise/MassEffect Commander]] [[JenniferHale [[Creator/JenniferHale Shepard]].
22nd Dec '14 4:20:04 AM Koveras
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* DevelopmentGag: ** The logo appears to be de-hyphened, much like ''The Bureau''. But if you [[http://www.xcom.com/enemyunknown/index.html look at the negative space in the last three letters]]... ** Ditto for the title itself; it's a combination of the original game's two titles (''X-COM: UFO Defense'' and ''UFO: Enemy Unknown'').
21st Oct '14 10:06:13 AM Ecthel
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** {{Prestige Class}}es were considered for inclusion in ''Operation Slingshot'', including the [[KillItWithFire Flame Trooper]] for Assault classes. They would be unlocked through special missions that would be identical between playthroughs.
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