Summary: do not buy this if you dont have hours to dedicate to this; you will get addicted! enjoy small unit tactics? like civ? turn based strategy? robust multiplayer? killing aliens? nonrepetitive gameplay? THEN BUY THIS. you will love it.
Summary: Quite simply, it will not run on my machine. After the, very lengthy, setup and the download updates from Steam the game would not run, despite the assertion that my machine, a 64 bit Vista operating system with 4 gig of memory, is the minimum for running the game, it would not ever get to the opening screens. Once I get a more powerful machine and install it again , maybe I will change my review.
Summary: I played the original version years ago and this lived up to its predecessor in my opinion. Having to have an internet connection to play it sucks but right now that's the best way they have to cut down on piracy i guess.
Summary: XCOM: Enemy Unknown does an excellent job of combining both the tactical and strategic genres. The tactical gameplay is riveting and just complicated enough to be interesting, while being just simple enough to be accessible. The strategic portion revolves around research and development, and balancing equal coverage of defending the world against the impossible demands of too many attacks and too few agents, as well as researching and producing alien technology to adapt...