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Average Player Score Based on 126 ratings
8.4
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Score Breakdown Based on 126 ratings
  1. 10 (24)
  2. 9 (49)
  3. 8 (37)
  4. 7 (6)
  5. 6 (1)
  6. 5 (5)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (1)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:9

    The Old UFO's scratching the decades

    The game is superb when you play this I almost forget my problems and almost forget my awful bad vibes, since this is the 2nd franchise of 2K this XCOM Enemy Within. More sophisticated and very uncanny to other XCOM. Th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about XCOM: Enemy Within

  • Review Score:9

    Very interesting full game. because this is not only a add-on

    If you haven't played Xcom: Enemy unknown well that the time to try this version. they added a lot of new maps that make the game less repetitive. The new resources to do the new research push you to act differently on t... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    Perfection Marred

    With the new expansion XCOM: Enemy Within the talented team at Fireaxis bring a distinct experience that brings the game close to the perfection of the original X-COM while remaining it's own beast.While I agree with th... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Xcom Enemy Within is probably one of the best expansionpacks I have ever played.

    Usually expansion packs are not as good as the original, they sometimes fix problems and glitches in the original but then they drag in there own problems, making the original feel watered down. XCOM: Enemy Within does n... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    A modest, overpriced improvement

    X-COM Enemy Within expansion brings some nice new additions to the original X-COM Enemy Unknown game. There are new aliens, a host of new weapons and technologies, and a new shadowy organization, EXALT, to contend with. ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    The game almost looks identical apart from a few extra bits

    XCom Enemy Unknown was one of the best games of 2012 and after the dissapointing Declassified 2K deliver a virtually identical game to the original. StoryYou know the story the Aliens come down to invade Earth and it's u... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6

    A step in the right direction. Yet so far from perfection

    As most of us probarly have noticed right now the new formula of Firaxis is to deliver half finnished games, then slowly after a few years and a lot of DLC's and expansions you'll end up with a finnished updated version... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Rough Start but it builds momentum

    I am not a hardcore gamer. I play a variety of games and own a variety but I have not played most of what I have. I typically buy the game now and play it later. Xcom was a new game type to try out. I thoroughly enjo... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    The Old UFO's scratching the decades

    The game is superb when you play this I almost forget my problems and almost forget my awful bad vibes, since this is the 2nd franchise of 2K this XCOM Enemy Within. More sophisticated and very uncanny to other XCOM. Th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful