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GF Rating
7.6

1271 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
7

Good

Pretty Good .....

posted by Selectfew (MONTICELLO, FL) Aug 5, 2013

Member since Mar 2011

It is a pretty Long Game , with many options to choose from :

Weaponry
How you Fight Tactically
And Basic Features

However the Only reasons I did not rate this Turn Based Style Combat Game better are :

1. Often (Easy) close in shots are "Missed" against enemies , especially when it counts

And 2 What would have made this Game truly fantastic , is some sort of Story , or RPG type character element. It feels like just regenerating Robots (Sending out to fight) Rinse and repeat.

My Suggestion Take this game and cross it with say Mass Effect : Truly Awesome I reccommend as it is a Fun play , Perhaps a Unique Own , but just not Sure

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GF Rating
5

Fair

Takes the fun out of games

posted by N3xium (DETROIT, MI) Jun 16, 2013

Member since Jul 2010

Ok let me begin by saying I was really addicted to this game when I started playing it and gettting the hang of how things operated. However that addiction was met with a punishing AI and difficulty that is just too much. Since this was my first run I put it on what they call "easy" but it wasn't long before I realized that the developers never understood the concept of "easy". It may have just been coincidence but it seems once the game notices the player getting comfortable and having an upper hand then it throws twice as much challenge right back. If you are a glutton for punishment then this is for you but as far as I'm concerned it takes the fun out of playing.

I give this game a 5/10 for overly difficult settings even on "easy" and for limiting player appeal by discouraging the new or casual gamers.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Hope you have a lot of time

posted by jasonjones63 (SAN JOSE, CA) Jun 8, 2013

Member since Oct 2011

By far one of the most compelling games I have played in a long time. Very punishing even on easy. Save a lot and if you love tactics and a fairly good story this will definitely satisfy.

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