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Score Breakdown Based on 218 ratings
  1. 10 (47)
  2. 9 (89)
  3. 8 (41)
  4. 7 (25)
  5. 6 (5)
  6. 5 (4)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (4)

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  • Rating:6

    Never have I played a game with so many bugs! *Drinks*Drinks*Drinks*

    I enjoyed this game a lot, right until I realized how poorly it is programmed compared to other games of its class; terrible memory management, unnecessary processing stress on the computer and bugs bugs bugs. This is co... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    First Tile-Based Strategy game ever played...

    Got this game few months on the PS4 plus free lineup, and it was a hell of good experience. At first, it was very risky and you have no idea what to do due to it having too many mechanics. Like budgeting your own captain... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Very enjoyable game

    I got this as a one of monthly free game on ps4 but this game is so much better than many game I did actually pay for. But a few things need to be improved - loading time, saving time are extremely slow, and those hit pe... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Brutality Can Be Fun

    In a nutshell, XCOM 2 is a brutal and unforgiving game. Be prepared to keep a huge number of save games, because every turn, something can go wrong and you might lose your soldiers. XCOM 2 picks it up from XCOM, and add... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Missed the Mark

    My love of the original game and the high quality if the last sequel convinced me to pick up Xcom 2. My disappointment started immediately after the tutorial mission. The very first mission I lost two squad members. Afte... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Better than the its predecessor in every way except one: the m********g timer.

    This is the first sequel I can remember that listened intently to its fan base.It seems like every grievance has been fixed and every feature improved. It's prettier, flashier, and more in-depth than XCOM. The guns sound... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Great job

    I purchased this in 2016 the week it was released - I had a great time playing the game though it did have a few edge case glitches that could have used some polish. I believe a few months ago a patch was released and a... Read Full Review

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

    A brutal strategy turn based game that is both rewarding and challenging!!

    XCOM 2 is one of those rare console releases that delivers its promised goods. It blends so many different genres and does so surprisingly well. Here in XCOM 2, you have a great shooter, you have an excellent turn b... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    It can be frustrating at first but worth fighting on

    I never played this game on PC so it was a fresh experience to me on Xbox. At first I was kind of frustrated with getting stuck a few hours in, but after a restart I took a more balanced approach to developing my base &... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Best In Series

    I am 70 now and I have played all the Xcom series and I didnt care so much for the Xcom Unknown from Firaxis But they have out done themselves with this one I waited till they got most of the bugs out and bought all the ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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