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XCOM
8.6 out of 10

XCOM

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Overall 6
6.0

Decent

Brandon Edington, Amazon
25 September 2014
  • Summary: It is greatly different from the first XCOM game. This one is more of a third person shooter than a strategy. Good visuals and game play. While it is not open world or sandbox, it certainly has more of a free roam effect to it, and you can take and accept missions as you please. The only reason for the three stars, is because it is not my type of game.
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Overall 6
6.0

the bureau

don siebert, Amazon
10 June 2014
  • Summary: its ok and im a fan of xcom but this is much more difficult than expected as its not turn based
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Overall 6
6.0

Buy it cheap, play it once. Or rent it if you can. Try to ignore the XCOM-tie-in attempt.

mangodrink, Amazon
6 May 2014
  • Summary: I'd be irritated if I paid >$20. But I got it on sale <$10, and at the price I find this an okay game with a nice visual look and setting that needs to be used more in games (possibly even exploring themes and issues from the 60s era, although this game does work them in somewhat, like Red Scare, McCarthyism, aliens among us, and exploration of "alternate" identities).
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Overall 6
6.0

Needed more polish

J.G., Amazon
28 April 2014
  • Summary: I enjoyed this game, but I am a big fan of the Xcom universe. It suffers from a bad case of bland gameplay with large rashes of chest high walls. The features they threw to increase the depth (commanding AI companions and using a skill tree) are fun but under utilized. If you like 3rd person shooters, and if you can pick this up as part of a sale, it can be worth the price of admission.
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Overall 6
6.0

Wait for a sale

Kyle, Amazon
3 April 2014
  • Summary: If you are an Xcom fan as I am, this could be a let down as it is very different from the other Xcom games (which are among my favorites). If you are not a fan of Xcom, I would skip this title. There are much better cover shooters. I enjoyed it but mainly because I knew what I was getting into and enjoy the Xcom universe. Wait for a good sale.
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Overall 6
6.0

Far behind other XCOM games...

Armando Garcia Sanchez, Amazon
21 March 2014
  • Summary: I bought this game because I love XCOM games, but this one is far behind the others.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not as good as X-xom EU

Offshoreguy, Amazon
3 March 2014
  • Summary: It's ok, but its not as good as X-com EU, only buy if you like 3rd person shooters and the price is 5$ or less on sale otherwise avoid.
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Overall 6
6.0

good game but poor story

Harrison Chae, Amazon
21 February 2014
  • Summary: same like a xcom but poor story character also no playable girl character, its been long time game have no heroine also bad ai but interesting
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Overall 6
6.0

Eh...

Alex the Gamer, Amazon
27 January 2014
  • Summary: Let me start off by saying this game is not terrible. It's okay. Let me go over the pros and cons of this game. Pros: -Weapon Variety, excellent -Squad Customization, good -Personal Customization, really nice -Some relevant choices in story -Equipment Customization, nice -Lots of different abilities you and your squad can use -Some of the enemies are recognizable from previous XCOM games Cons: -This one is really personal: All the ads for this game show the main...
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Overall 6
6.0

Worth a playthrough

azndoogie, Amazon
21 January 2014
  • Summary: I bought this when it first came out, I really loved XCOM Enemy Unknown and was hoping to spend more time in that universe. This game's premise is much different - "Mad Men with aliens" is an apt description. The story overall didn't stand out to me, but I still enjoyed much of the flavor conversations with different characters as you progressed through the story.
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