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8.3
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Score Breakdown Based on 2061 ratings
  1. 10 (407)
  2. 9 (974)
  3. 8 (388)
  4. 7 (127)
  5. 6 (49)
  6. 5 (40)
  7. 4 (19)
  8. 3 (9)
  9. 2 (12)
  10. 1 (36)

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  • Rating:6

    sloppy port

    This game is top echelon when it comes to strategy RPG's, but it fails in a lot of areas as a port. Constant freezes, cut-scenes that skip like a scratched CD, and controls that have a couple seconds of lag from input t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    XCOM: Enemy Frustration

    This is a game that had completely passed me by. I had HEARD of it, but had no idea what it was about, even what genre of game it was, until I was watching a Let's Watch on Achievement Hunter previewing XCOM 2. Lookin... Read Full Review

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

    XCOM: Enemy Unknown is an excellent reboot of a classic series that is sure to thrill strategy fans.

    Released in 1994, the original XCOM: Enemy Unknown (also known as UFO defense) is considered one of the best strategy games ever created, so when a 2012 reboot was announced by popular developer Fireaxis Games, many were... Read Full Review

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

    Ótima pedida para os gamers old school.

    XCOM é uma ótima pedida para os gamers old school dos bons tempos dos games de estratégia, tal como para os da nova geração. Ótima jogabilidade com combate turn-based, escolhas d... Read Full Review

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

    Good old-school game

    I recovered a bit of my lost faith in console games. Now I see that big turn-based productions are also being made, and XCOM is a good example. It reminds me of the good old times playing some similar PC classics. There... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    8 by itself and fairly good, but have to say, sadly, avoid the expansion that is what costs the score.

    I can't seem to review Enemy within by itself, so I'm putting this here. The original game is in most way a very good game. By itself, I'd probably give it a 8. This is more about the expansion though. I bought the ... Read Full Review

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

    XCOM: Enemy Unknown: The game which is worth every penny.

    I am fascinated by this game no longer was. I played UFO series. .... Afterlight, Aftershock, After... whatever.... and can say that this one (XCOM:E U) it's not peace of cake, it's just the icing of the cake! I don't k... Read Full Review

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

    A Fun, Enjoyable Turn-Based RTS Game Set In A World Invaded By Aliens

    I did avoid XCOM: Enemy Unknown when it was first released, fearing it being a poor-quality RTS title on the Xbox 360 and PS3. With outdated graphics, or bad dynamics and controls so I did not experience the game until r... Read Full Review

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

    Addictive in both turn-based gameplay and "base building" management.

    XCOM is a beautiful game with a high production value that seems to serve as a tribute to its fans 20 years ago. Fully animated cut-scenes and a Hollywood-styled soundtrack gives the game a cinematic quality that would ... Read Full Review

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

    Yes! Dreams Do Come True...

    Being a fan of the original XCOM, I have been dreaming of a modern day revival of the franchise. However, it had to stay true to the franchise and it couldn't be all flash and substance. I wanted it all! A solid strategy... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful