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UFO: Extraterrestrials

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Overall 6
6.0

UFO Extraterrestrials

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Engaging gameplay, Simple way of making cash, Tense missions
  • Cons: Ugly visuals, Devoid of original ideas, Low-rent X-COM clone
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Unreal Tournament 3

Hooked Gamers
18 December 2007
  • Conclusion: Not everything is great though, as there are some problems. The biggest being that voice chat is buggy at its best and outright not usable at its worst. This creates a problem when you are playing a large Warfare map and you need support at a particular node or want to pose a strike on a base. Sure the computer lets you know when you are being attacked but by then your teammate may have fallen.
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Overall 6
6.0

UFO: Extraterrestrials Review

maximum pc
30 October 2007
  • Excerpt: Thirteen years ago, a little game called X-COM: UFO Defense debuted, pitting players against alien invaders and charging them with creating a network of bases around the globe, shooting down UFOs, capturing and researching alien technology, and then using it against the aliens in turn-based tactical squad combat. That’s the formula UFO: Extraterrestrials follows almost to the letter, falling just short of being a direct remake of X-COM.
  • Pros: It's like X-COM! Hooray! Destructible environments; mods offer vast improvement.
  • Cons: Repetitive maps; weak graphics; pretty lame before mods. Not X-COM.
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Overall 7
7.2

UFO: Extraterrestrials

Strategy Informer
16 October 2007
  • Conclusion: Overall the game is well done and will be very much enjoyed by fans of the classic X:COM games and anyone who enjoys tactical combats. The game retains the high replayablility factor of the classic games combined with updated graphics and smooth game play. Chaos Concepts would have been well served to have their final text reviewed by a native English speaker for both the UFOPedia entries and the opening credits movie.
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Overall 6
6.1

UFO: Extraterrestrials

Game Over Online
14 August 2007
  • Excerpt: UFO: Extraterrestrials is one of those tactical strategy games that wants to be the spiritual successor to the X-COM games from the early to mid 90’s. Like the other UFO franchise out there right now (which includes the “After” titles Aftermath , Aftershock and Afterlight ), Extraterrestrials takes the core concepts of the early X-COM games and then gives them a new setting. But unlike that other franchise, Extraterrestrials doesn’t attempt to modernize those concepts.
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Overall 7
7.0

UFO - Extraterrestrials

GAMESQUAD
10 July 2007
  • Conclusion: Chaos Concepts has almost made a mantra of “UFO-Extraterrestrials is not X-Com.” Indeed it is not. X-Com was innovative for its time and captured the imagination of an industry that hadn’t seen its like before. Time has marched on and the new game seems an anemic knock-off. The tension is lacking and play is too long. Gamers who don’t mind playing for hours on end or those who don’t mind knocking off a mission now and then will enjoy UFO-Extraterrestrials.
  • Pros: Good combat sounds; varied terrain; easy to use combat interface.
  • Cons: Little tension; lack of night scenarios; difficult financial elements, repetitious missions.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 5
5.0
Sound 6
6.0
Lifespan 6
6.0

UFO: Extraterrestrials review

allaboutgames.co.uk
5 September 2007

Taktischer Kampf gegen die Aliens

Gameswelt
15 June 2014
  • Excerpt: Wer von euch noch 'X-Com: UFO Defense' kennt, der muss im Grunde gar nicht weiterlesen. Denn 'UFO: Extraterrestrials' ist quasi ein fast perfekter Klon des in Fankreisen immer noch geliebten Strategietitels. Wir prüfen trotzdem, was das Spiel taugt.
  • Pros: klassisches Spielprinzip gut umgesetzt
  • Cons: null Innovationen, furchtbar altmodische Grafik
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Overall 5
5.0

UFO - Extraterrestrials

speltidningen.se
3 June 2013
  • Excerpt: Chaos Concepts har gjort ett spel som om man vill vara snäll är en respektfull remake av ett gammalt klassiskt spel, X-Com. Det är nu inte det första försöket i genren uppföljare, och inte det bästa heller. Men det hamnar väldigt nära originalet. På gott och ont. Om du, precis som jag, älskade de två första spelen i X-Com-serien kommer du att le nostalgiskt vid flera tillfällen och ha riktigt trevligt när du spelar.
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Overall 8
7.7

UFO: Extraterrestrials

HitGames
1 March 2013
  • Excerpt: Бывают звезды дутые, раскрученные, липовые… А бывают легенды настоящие, которые завоевали звездный статус не с помощью агрессивного пиара, а только благодаря своей уникальности. Подделать которые невозможно по определению.
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