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GF Rating
5.8

403 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
1

Horrible

Controls and aiming are horrible

posted by skyblueballykid (TULSA, OK) Sep 2, 2013

Member since Mar 2012

I tried to like this game. I will go back to the old 90's top down xcom game. The brand has let me down.

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GF Rating
3

Bad

OK Game

posted by Wrekoj (MACOMB, MI) Nov 22, 2013

Member since Nov 2013

Alright game, controls could use a bit more work.

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GF Rating
3

Bad

The aliens can have this...

posted by capthavic (ATHOL, MA) Oct 28, 2013

Member since Mar 2011

1 out of 4 gamers (25%) found this review helpful

Let's get one thing straight, this is not an XCOM game. There is no research, no base building, no strategy, nothing that made the XCOM games great. This is just bland Mass Effect-ish clone that falls short in every aspect. The story is the same old sci-fi alien invasion plot you've seen a million times. The characters were either bland or jerks I didn't care about. At its best the gameplay is merely boiler plate average...at worst it is controller throwing terrible. Combat is only challenging because your allies are worthless and constantly getting themselves killed and various bad game design. Most of the game is like a duller more shallow Mass Effect, with a hub area where you choose the next mission, dialog wheel system, etc. The game is buggy too with enemy attacks passing through walls and characters floating for a split second while climbing over cover. Honestly i can't recommend this even as a rental, there are just too many games that are more worth your time. If you want XCOM and strategy play Enemy Unknown, if you want third person squad shooter play Mass Effect. Don't bother playing this. Really.

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