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X-Com: Apocalypse
4.8 out of 10

X-Com: Apocalypse

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User Review

Rox22, Metacritic
24 September 2014
  • Summary: There is allot I liked and didn't like with this game. While the visuals were an improvement on the previous 2 titles, it also made the game feel a bit more cartoony. The first two XCOM games were dark and always had a sense foreboding danger on every map. Here everything is bright and colorful.
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Duckular, Metacritic
30 January 2014
  • Summary: City managment, real time tactical group combat, a living cityscape where hostile organisations or those inflitrated by the alien menace can and will attack you. So raid them first. Send your ships to smash their properties! Research the alien tech you capture and use it for your organisation...
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cyberlaw4, Metacritic
23 January 2014
  • Summary: I remember how i found it game on CD in school (it was thrown or lost) 1st time i installed and played 1st time i was thinking what da crap is that))) But in 2nd time when I had nothing to do i suddenly realize - this is one of the best games i ever seen.
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teshia, Metacritic
30 May 2012
  • Summary: When I first played this game, I went straight for the turn based. I was upset that they were trying to make X-Com into a real time game but happy that they at least gave me a choice. That said, years later I tried the real time and it works surprisingly well.
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wrongpassword, Metacritic
19 May 2012
  • Summary: I never quite understood the animosity against X-com: Apocalypse. Yes there were flaws to the game. There were many an instance where I would think to myself that I should be the one who owns this damn city. Why don't I have access to Heavy Plasma? Wow. Psionics sucks hard now.
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Mustang678, Metacritic
8 March 2012
  • Summary: X-COM Apocalypse is often hated by fans of the series but I always had a lot of fun with it. It definitely feels incomplete in some areas but as a strategy game it has an interesting plot (though it requires reading between the lines) and the renown X-COM style.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Sound quality 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Lastability 8
8.0

Not a patch on its predecessors

Burning_D..., Ciao
22 May 2011
  • Excerpt: The original game in the Xcom series, known as UFO: Enemy Unknown, is a brilliant mix of turn-based tactical combat and real-time micromanagement, requiring you to command an organisation dedicated to fighting off a full-scale alien invasion by reasaerching and manufacturing new weapons and...
  • Pros: inventive, nice presentatton, some original concepts, varied
  • Cons: Not as well implemented as it could be, ground - based combat is lacking
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Overall 8
8.0

The last great game in the series .....

AdamCrist..., Ciao
8 October 2003
  • Excerpt: As dawn rises over the city the dimension gates, which have recently appeared over the cityscape, flare into life as half a dozen UFOs scream across the sky. Launching from a base within the city a fleet of red craft soar into the sky to intercept them.
  • Pros: Probably my favourite strategy style game  .  .  .  ever
  • Cons: No more games like this were made
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Overall 8
8.0

The aliens are back

robin_bes..., Ciao
10 April 2001
  • Excerpt: XCOM: Apocalypse is a must for anybody who has played any of the others in the XCOM seris. This game takes place in a city where you are the leader of XCOM and your job is to ceep the alien menace under control.
  • Pros: Turn based combat is now optinal (yes)
  • Cons: none i can think of
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Overall 8
8.0

Best of the "X-Com" series!

Steo7, Ciao
28 July 2000
  • Excerpt: X-Com: Apocalypse™ - Not a game to forget about and miss! An ABSOLUTE MUST get! This is one game from the "X-Com" series and is the best one of the lot, even though it is not the latest of them all! One game for strategy lovers! This game will keep you going and going for years! It has with me!
  • Pros: It is such an addictive game and will lasts you for years !
  • Cons: You will eventually finish it
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