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GF Rating
7.6

1308 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
10

Perfect

2012 GOTY?

posted by Loffter (CARTERSVILLE, GA) Dec 9, 2012

Member since Nov 2012

Everything about this game is perfect. You grow attached to YOUR characters, the game gives you solid objectives that are clear and comparable, but you always feel accomplished. The combat system does not get old, and the game continuously offers you fresh mechanics to keep things interesting, and despite the minimal story, you still get pulled in. It doesn't feel like you are playing a video game, it feels like you are fighting for Earth.

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GF Rating
1

Horrible

Not Player Friendly

posted by crow2663 (WEWOKA, OK) Nov 18, 2012

Member since Nov 2012

This game was not as good of a action game that I had thought it would be. The technique used in this game was horrible and should only be for a child that can not move around and aim. The whole game has you pick a spot to go or aim then press a button and the game plays itself. Very disappointed but glad I have gamefly so I didn't waste $50.00.

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Turn-Based Strategy, Huzzah!

posted by Finjamin (DENVER, CO) Nov 16, 2012

Member since Aug 2005

If you ever played a classic turn-based strategy game and hoped there would come a modern masterpiece of the same, look no no further. This is your jam.

Build bases underground and perform research. Send satellites to cover the nations. Launch fighter jets to knock down UFO's. Build and train highly-customized teams of soldiers to go on ground missions and fight aliens.

The AI is pretty smart, too.

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