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XCOM: Enemy Within

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Overall 7
7.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 6
6.0
Storyline 4
4.0
Originality 8
8.0

The Satellite Comes and Goes

RPGamer
22 April 2014
  • Excerpt: Long ago, when gamers wanted their computers to kick them in the balls with obscene difficulty they played X-Com , in which the Earth's "best" forces were thrown in small numbers against the threats of an elusive extra-terrestrial threat — whereupon they died horribly and were revived by the power of the 'quick load' key.
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Overall 8
8.0

XCOM: Enemy Within

High-Def Digest
16 January 2014
  • Summary: Firaxis is revisiting ' XCOM: Enemy Unknown ' with a drastically large expansion entitled 'Enemy Within.' 2012's riveting turn-based strategy title surprised everybody with its simultaneous devotion to past glory and progression of gameplay mechanics. And the expansion promises a new human enemy in the form of a shadow organization. It's not a wonder of whether the famed strategy developer can deliver again.
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XCOM: Enemy Within

Cheat Happens
29 December 2013
  • Excerpt: When it comes to last year's amazingly deep strategy reboot of XCOM, 2K and developer Firaxis seem to have a "if it's not broke, don't fix it" mindset.
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Overall 9
9.0

XCOM: Enemy Within

ActionTrip
16 December 2013
  • Conclusion: Enemy Within is how XCOM was meant to be played. It takes all the great things from the original and refurbishes them with all sorts of cool new additions to the gameplay. If you haven’t been introduced to the XCOM universe yet, this would be the right time to start.
  • Pros: An exceptionally well-polished add-on with terrific new missions, and numerous new features, enhances everything that was great about the original;
  • Cons: The story's still a bit weak. I really don't mind anything else, now will you let me play in peace.
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Overall 9
8.5

XCOM: Enemy Within

Game Over Online
29 November 2013
  • Excerpt: The Good : New adversaries, new technologies and upgrades. The Bad : Many missions seem too highly scripted. The Ugly : Difficulty level very uneven over the course of a game. Without a doubt, the whole XCOM series embodies the love/hate relationship I have with video games. Games that are too easy often leave me without any feeling of a sense of accomplishment.
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Overall 10
10

XCOM: Enemy Within Review – PC

Game Chronicles
27 November 2013
  • Excerpt: I’d like to start this off with this note: This review is written primarily for people familiar with XCOM: Enemy Unknown. If you’re interested in buying the Enemy Within expansion pack, I recommend playing Enemy Unknown until you’re comfortable with it, then buying Enemy Within. If you’re already comfortable with Enemy Unknown, buy Enemy Within. Enemy Within is a fantastic expansion, but it does add a lot of complexity.
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Overall 8
8.0

XCOM: Enemy Within Review (PC)

Softpedia
23 November 2013
  • Conclusion: XCOM: Enemy Within is a rare beast in the modern gaming world, a classic expansion that manages to improve the quality of the core game without disturbing the balance of the overall experience. The MELD and its use for mechs and gene improvements both make the tactics gameplay more interesting and more engaging and the increase in the number of maps means that there’s less grind towards the later stages of the campaign.
  • Pros: + MECs and gene augmentation, + New EXALT missions, + More maps
  • Cons: - Some balance issues, - Some difficulty spikes
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Overall 7
7.0

XCOM: Enemy Within review (PC)

HonestGamers
18 November 2013
  • Excerpt: The biggest difference is that you can now do all of this with mechs, because if you're going to add
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Overall 9
8.5

XCOM: Enemy Within review

PCGamer Online
16 November 2013
  • Conclusion: The fantastic Exalt missions, gene mods, and MEC Troopers are an excellent reason to play more XCOM.
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Overall 9
9.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 8
8.4
Control 10
9.6
Addiction 10
10

XCOM: Enemy Within Review

Cheat Code Central
11 November 2013
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