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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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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 8
8.0

XCOM: Enemy Within Review (PC)

Softpedia
23 November 2013
  • Summary: Video game developer Firaxis has already shown that it can deliver solid expansions with Brave New World and Gods & Kings for Civilization V, but neither of them comes close to changing the core game experience as Enemy Within does for XCOM: Enemy Unknown.
  • Pros: + MECs and gene augmentation, + New EXALT missions, + More maps
  • Cons: - Some balance issues, - Some difficulty spikes
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Overall 8
8.0

XCOM: Enemy Within Review (PC)

Softpedia
23 November 2013
  • Summary: Video game developer Firaxis has already shown that it can deliver solid expansions with Brave New World and Gods & Kings for Civilization V, but neither of them comes close to changing the core game experience as Enemy Within does for XCOM: Enemy Unknown.
  • 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 8
8.0

XCOM: Enemy Within

DarkStation
11 November 2013
  • Conclusion: Players who enjoyed 2012′s XCOM: Enemy Unknown already know whether they will enjoy Enemy Within . For devotees still playing, or folks who want to pick XCOM back up after focusing on other things for a while, Enemy Within introduces compelling new ways to combat the alien invasion that are well worth the asking price. Just be ready for Firaxis to throw a dozen Chryssalids, a handful of flying disks, and a few Mutons in mechanized suits in your direction.
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Overall 9
8.5

Mectoids, Genetics, and new threats – a review of XCOM: Enemy Within

GamingTrend
5 November 2013
  • Summary: Like the soldiers in the game, XCOM: Enemy Within takes everything introduced in Enemy Unknown, polishes it, enhances it, and redeploys it into the field. It’s stronger, it’s meaner, and it’s awesome. The new additions force your hand to make tactical decisions that can and will lead to the death of soldiers that you’ll become attached to now more than ever.
  • Pros: MEC and Gene addons are well balanced, Additional maps shake things up, Timed sub objectives drive players out of their foxholes, Bevy of small changes clean up an already great game
  • Cons: Pathfinding AI is just dumb, Interaction elements cause accidental movements
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Overall 9
8.5

Expert Review

Recenze-her.cz
22 April 2014
  • Summary: "Zdaøilý remake legendy tahových strategií XCOM: Enemy Unknown se doèkal svého rozšíøení v podobì datadisku s názvem XCOM: Enemy Within. Zemì se opìt stala terèem útokù všemožných monster, emzákù s vyspìlými bojovými technologiemi a tak tedy usednete do horkého velitelského køesla organizace XCOM a za pomoci tìch nejlepších takticko-strategických postupù se jim pokusíte v této invazi zabránit. ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Xcom: Enemy Within

gamereality.org
27 January 2014
  • Excerpt: Hieman alle vuosi sitten tähän samaan aikaan 2K Games julkaisi strategiapelin, joka vei pelaajat takaisin 90-luvun tunnelmiin. Kyseessä oli Civilization-peleistä tunnetun Firaxis Gamesin peli Xcom: Enemy Unknown, joka oli henkeen ja vereen kuin vanhat Xcom-pelit. Kaikin puolin loistavasti toteutettu käyttöliittymä sekä yleinen pelattavuus sekä napakan vastuksen antanut tekoäly takasivat tunneiksi, päiviksi ja viikoiksi jännittävää pelaamista.
  • Pros: + Emopelistä tuttu loistava pelattavuus, + Uudet vihollistyypit ja varusteet lunastavat lisäpaketin funktion, + Sotilaiden aiempaa monipuolisempi kustomointi sekä mitalien jakaminen
  • Cons: - Pelaamisen ajoittain pysäyttävä bugi
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