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X Rebirth patch brings significant changes to troubled space sim

X Reborth had just about as rocky a launch as you can have without actually being an asteroid, despite several years worth of delays. Developer Egosoft has been hard at work patching it ever since, with the result that the latest update, 1.25, is so hefty we’re not even going to try and explain it; […]

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  • X Rebirth now available on PC, launch trailer inside

    X Rebirth was released yesterday, Egosoft and Tri Synergy have announced. A launch video is posted below. Players can be either a trader, an explorer, mercenary, fleet captain, builder, miner, or any combination of these in Campaign mode or Free Play. X Rebirth is a PC exclusive and can be purchased in Standard and Limited […]

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  • X Rebirth video demonstrates the long range scanner

    X Rebirth has a video available showing exploration in the space-sim. The main star of the video is the long range scanner, which is demonstrated. This upgrade can detect “even the smallest objects for quite a long distance,” if you have the right upgrade and use it in a skillful manner according to Egosoft. See […]

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  • X Rebirth trailer heralds long-awaited sim's launch day

    X Rebirth is only a few weeks away from its November 15 release date; we expected Egosoft’s latest at the end of 2011 so it’s delightful to see it finally come to fruition. This new trailer shows off some of the incredible ships and environments you’ll encounter as you wander the PC exclusive’s expansive universe […]

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  • X Rebirth trailer introduces trading system

    Ambitious 4X space sim X Rebirth has a complex system of trading, building and resource management forming a universe-wide economy; this trailer makes it all seem much simpler than I expect it really is.

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  • Egosoft's X series stars in this week's Humble Weekly Sale

    This week’s Humble Weekly Sale includes six games from Egosoft’s space trading and combat sim series, X. Pay what you want for X: Beyond the Frontier, X-Tension, X2: The Threat, X3: Reunion with bonus package, and the soundtrack to X Rebirth. Fork over more than $6 to score X3: Terran Conflict, X3: Albion Prelude and […]

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  • X Rebirth shots and trailer are very lovely and "spacey"

    X Rebirth screenshots and a new trailer have been released by the game’s publisher, Deep Silver. The space sim from Egosoft looks rather lovely, as it should for being in development for seven years. You won’t have to wait much longer though, as it is out on PC come November 19. You should look over […]

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  • X Rebirth out in November, new video footage emerges

    X Rebirth, the space sim from Egosoft which was originally slated for a 2011 release, will finally release on November 19.

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  • X³: Albion Prelude announced for December 15 release on Steam

    Deep Silver has announced its to publish Egosoft’s X³: Albion Prelude on PC and Mac via Steam. The game takes place between the old and the new X Universe which is to be depicted in X Rebirth.

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  • Egosoft announces X Rebirth for Q4 2011

    Deep Silver and developer Egosoft today announced the latest game set in the X Universe, X Rebirth, which will include a “radically new game design and top notch graphics.”

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