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Turn based not for me....

posted by jdubb77 (STERLING HEIGHTS, MI) Oct 9, 2012

Member since Feb 2006

2 out of 23 gamers (9%) found this review helpful

Game is terribly boring....back to gamefly u go!!!

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No thanks

posted by DoktorNein (PORTLAND, OR) Oct 10, 2012

Member since Aug 2005

1 out of 19 gamers (5%) found this review helpful

The decision to change this back into a slow-moving-top-down action-adventure/turn-based-RPG might have appeased some long-time fans, but it's going to hurt console sales on this title. The controls (in the demo at least) are stiff, and slow. The game play is very repetitive:

highlight cover>click A>repeat for four squad members.

Sometimes you do get to shoot stuff, but it isn't as rewarding as being a highly trained military unit vs some scrawny grey aliens should be. Battles are (thankfully) short-lived, and consist of your squad one at a time poking out from cover, and taking a shot. The shot hitting is based on statistics like distance, angle, weapon etc.. Meaning combat goes something like:

Right trigger>A>switch squad member>repeat

Instead of being a fun console-update what we get (thanks presumably to PC players) is a game that screams for a mouse and doesn't get one.

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xcom unkwon enemy bad

posted by Sgambit (THE COLONY, TX) Nov 22, 2012

Member since Apr 2009

1 out of 20 gamers (5%) found this review helpful

xcom enemy unkown sucks if your thinking about renting or buying it dont first of all its graphics look likes minecraft also theres no live and there campaign took me three hours and thirty minutes to beat and i killed every single guy in the game also it always freezes or glithces

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