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8.3
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Score Breakdown Based on 1942 ratings
  1. 10 (402)
  2. 9 (928)
  3. 8 (345)
  4. 7 (110)
  5. 6 (43)
  6. 5 (39)
  7. 4 (19)
  8. 3 (9)
  9. 2 (12)
  10. 1 (35)

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  • User Rating 8

    If not for performance issues this is one of the best turn-base.

    Rated on October 11, 2012 by reanor2

    Its a great game, been playing for about 10+ hours, then went back to earlier save since game has some learning curve. Anyway, everything would be awesome if not for annoyign stutters and micro lag. A...

    0 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    A classic game reborn.

    Rated on November 06, 2012 by chocolate1325

    Some might think that carrying the same name as it's old PS1,PC releases which were strategy games and it was a revelation and this game does no harm to old franchise original. Story The game st...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    This is NOT XCom. Nothing at all like the original - I mean not at all.

    Rated on October 25, 2012 by xMAGOGxKruelgor

    You can't select specifically where on the globe you want to place your base, but only limited to a few choices. You can't kneel for extra accuracy. You can't order tons of soldiers and pick the cre...

    0 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    This is an amazing Turn Based Strategy game.

    Rated on October 31, 2012 by xolivierx

    Having played the previous X-Com games I would say this one is loyal to its roots. It may not be as hard as the previous installments but it offers a good challenge. The gameplay is amazing : very use...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Hollywood painted strategy and a nut gone loose

    Rated on November 01, 2012 by norabbitnofun

    I thought I would love this game, really. The marketing got my hyped and I pre-ordered it. When the game came in, few things became obvious: - The graphics, the animation, the camera management all...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    A great, addictive game for turn-based-fans and those who like pondering their in-game choices.

    Rated on November 07, 2012 by wide_ocean

    No, they did not mess this one up. Although the economy of XCOM: Enemy Unknown follows a fairly simple structure of monetary, material and human resources, the choices to be made around these assets ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Been searching for a good strategy game on the consoles for quite some time? Consider the search over.

    Rated on November 13, 2012 by Tennies07

    Presentation Graphically speaking, this game is nothing spectacular. It doesn't look extremely realistic, it's somewhat cartoony, and suffers from visual hiccups from time to time. That being sai...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    XCOM is a wonderful revival of turn-based unit combat and a welcomed addition to the console games arsenal.

    Rated on December 02, 2012 by Lord_Tigger

    I had played a download of the original XCOM years after it was already fading from other people's hard drives. Being a student of Lords of the Realm and Total War, I had an appreciation for turn-base...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Lack of depth and a surprisingly large amount of bugs hold back XCOM: Enemy Unknown from tactical greatness.

    Rated on December 13, 2012 by newkillerstar27

    XCOM: Enemy Unknown wasn't a game I heard much about prior to its release. But being as it was worked on by both 2K and Firaxis, I really wanted to check it out. After playing the demo, I was immediat...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Just like the legacy game, but on steroids! A lot of fun for those that like turn based games with cool cut scenes!

    Rated on December 21, 2012 by sardeknarl

    I played all the originals, and this is really true to form, but with much better graphics, story line, cut scenes, etc. It is fun. Could use some better zoom in zoom out on the maps. Seems like so...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.