The cover to Uncanny X-Men #360 promises us a new team. And we kind of get one.
The mutant-finding computer Cerebro becomes sentient, disguises itself as Professor X, creates a group of fake “new X-Men” (who are composites of known heroes), and attacks the existing X-Men, crashing their Blackbird.
He is eventually is beaten by the real mccoys.
Cerebro’s motive was that “he” was dying due to a virus put in him by Bastion when Bastion’s troops stormed the X-Mansion. It’s strange. Cerebro easily could have just asked for help. All the fighting feels pointless and the “new” X-Men, while fun, are only revived one more time.
Nothing in here is terrible, but I leave the issue feeling like it could have been really good.
Note that the story is titled, “Children of the Atom,” which was also the name of an X-Men video game released around the same time.