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Aliens vs HumansiPhone, iPad
A remake of the original X-Com game for the Apple mobile platforms, with very similar graphics and style.

UFO2000Windows, Linux
The only X-Com based game with multiplayer. Two players fight it out in a variety of maps and mission types with custom squads in traditional turn-based tactical fashion. Works over Online, LAN and Hotseat.

UFO: Alien InvasionWindows, Mac, Linux
An open-source X-Com remake made on the Quake engine.

UFO: ExtraterrestrialsWindows
A commercial X-Com based game, very similar to the original, very fun, and with a huge modding community supporting it. There’s also a sequel in the making.

X@COMWindows
X-Com in a roguelike version (not to be confused with a roguelike version of X-Com). Perfect if you’re just sick of those pesky graphics getting in your way and miss ye olde days of ASCII glory.

XCOM: Enemy UnknownWindows, Xbox 360, PS3
The XCOM IP is back! Official remake made by Firaxis, adds a whole bunch of new stuff but also brings back all the beloved lore from the original.

XenonautsWindows, Mac, Linux
Currently the most promising new X-Com remake around, brings back all the classic original gameplay with new graphics and features. Currently in alpha phase but you can try it out by pre-ordering.

XenowarAndroid, Windows
Another mobile X-Com-like game, features very simple cutesy graphics.

Missing in Action

The EDF Project
One of the earliest and oldest X-Com remakes, EDF boasted a lot of cool features and had high hopes, but quickly crushed them when absolutely nothing came of it.

Pocket UFOPocket PC, Windows Mobile
The first mobile remake of the original X-Com, currently defunct but the game can still be found here.

Project Xenocide - Windows
SupSuper worked on this! Sadly it didn’t last.

ufoWindows, Linux
Port of X-Com Apocalypse, still very early in development.

UFO: The Two SidesWindows
A promising multiplayer remake of the original X-Com that was sadly cancelled for reasons still not quite clear.

UFO: Cydonia’s Fall
An X-Com remake made in Unity. It was still in development and then it just up and vanished.

UFO 2012Java-based phones
A mobile game based on X-Com with very similar tactical gameplay but much more simplified management and strategy. The website just disappeared one day.

X-COM: Origin
An X-Com based game made in the Unreal engine. Not much has been heard from it but it looks interesting.