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XCOM: Enemy Within
9.4 out of 10

XCOM: Enemy Within

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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

148Apps
13 November 2014
  • Conclusion: Oh! And there are a lot more customization options! It’s still not quite as robust as on PCs or consoles, but there are definitely more ways for you to tweak the look of your soldiers.
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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...
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Overall 10
10

XCOM: Enemy Within

True achievements
16 April 2014
  • Conclusion: The multiplayer is limited, but will nevertheless appeal to some. The only real weaknesses are in the area of sound and voice acting. Still, these weaknesses are not worth a full star, and I don't give half-star ratings.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

PC Invasion
26 November 2013
  • Summary: XCOM: Enemy Within is, in a lot of ways, the quintessential expansion pack. It’s not a pseudo-sequel. It doesn’t add on huge amounts of stuff after the end, or offer an entirely new campaign, or anything like that.
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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.
  • Pros: + MECs and gene augmentation, + New EXALT missions, + More maps
  • Cons: - Some balance issues, - Some difficulty spikes
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