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Jagged Alliance: Back in Action
7.2 out of 10

Jagged Alliance: Back in Action

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Overall 6
6.0

Jagged Alliance: Back in Action

Square-Go
5 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Turn based strategy games require certain degrees of patience, planning and some tactical decisions. This level of unit command and control is what made games like the original XCOM and Jagged Alliance so popular, but Back in Action has changed their mantra.
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Overall 7
6.5

Jagged Alliance: Back in Action

Destructoid
12 May 2012
  • Summary: Ask any old-school PC gamer about his favorite tactical games, and more often than not you'll find a Jagged Alliance title near the top of the list. It's a name held in nearly as high regard as X-COM or Syndicate, and for good reason.
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Overall 6
6.0

Jagged Alliance: Back in Action

Auracore MediaWorks
28 March 2012
  • Summary: It's jagged, but nothing lines up.
  • Pros: One of very few recent offerings in the Tactical RPG genre, lots of challenge, long play time
  • Cons: Terrible voice acting, poor game balance, weapon variety is an illusion, terrain is impossible to read, enemies are overpowered too early on, 3D graphics are lost in isometric view, squad management is terrible... I could actually complain about more, but I'm losing my will to live.
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Overall 6
6.0

Occupy Arulco

Game Debate
1 March 2012
  • Excerpt: It’s a surprisingly hard life being a tyrannical despot, you know. Leading a democracy is pretty simple by comparison. In a democracy you’ve always got until the next election to cheer people up, and if you muck it up really badly you’re likely to have a lucrative after-dinner speaking career to...
  • Pros: Tactics can be fun, Tons of gear, Management adds depth
  • Cons: Clunky, Unfinished, Brain-dead AI
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Overall 6
6.0

(PC Review) Jagged Alliance: Back in Action

The Entertainment Depot
21 February 2012
  • Summary: Jagged Alliance: Back in Action is a game whose potent post-patch potential buoys its otherwise limp arrival. The framework for an exceptional tactical strategy game is in place, but it’s hampered by so many time-consuming chores and head-scratching implementations that it will be too rough around...
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Overall 6
6.0

Jagged Alliance: Back in Action

Gamereactor
16 February 2012
  • Conclusion: I didn't play any of the original Jagged Alliance games, so I came to Back in Action with a completely open mind. Well, that's not entirely true; having seen a trailer and read a bit of spiel, I was really looking forward to playing it.
  • Pros: Huge range of customisation options; considerable campaign; interesting 'play and go' tactics.
  • Cons: Poor AI; terrible voice acting and scripting; insufficient tutorial; unpredictable enemies.
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Overall 5
5.0

Test zu Jagged Alliance: Back in Action

IGN
4 October 2014
  • Excerpt: Natürlich ist es unfair, bei einem Remake in erster Linie auf den Schwächen rumzureiten. Aber ist es nicht noch viel unfairer, Spielern allein durch die Erwähnung von "Jagged Alliance" im Titel einen Traum von Taktik-Shooter zu versprechen, der sich als Albtraum entpuppt?
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Overall 6
6.0

Jagged Alliance: Back in Action - Crossfire - Test

Eurogamer
25 September 2012
  • Summary: Wenn ihr mit Back in Action zufrieden wart und eigentlich nur mehr vom Gleichen wollt, ist Crossfire genau das Richtige für euch, denn exakt das bekommt ihr hier. Leider haben es die Entwickler verpasst, ein paar neue und zum Teil wirklich wünschenswerte Spielelemente, Komfortfunktionen und Features...
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Overall 5
5.0

Jagged Alliance: Back in Action - Shades of Red, Patch 1.13 - Test

Eurogamer
21 June 2012
  • Summary: Ob einem das vier Euro wert ist? Nun, lasst es mich so sagen: Nur dann, wenn ihr wirklich dringend Nachschub haben wollt. Ansonsten ist das hier kein Muss. Insbesondere die Tatsache, dass man nicht sein eigenes Team zusammenstellen beziehungsweise mitnehmen kann, ist schon ein wenig ärgerlich,...
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Overall 6
5.8

Jagged Alliance: Back in Action

gamer-info.com
9 June 2012
  • Excerpt: История, приключившаяся с серией Jagged Alliance в последние годы, достойна самого глубокого журналистского расследования. Слухи о фильме по мотивам, закрытие канадской студии Strategy Firs t, передача прав компании «Акелла» , анонс Jagged Alliance 2: Reloaded (над которой работало аж три студии) с...
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