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XCOM: Enemy Unknown (PlayStation 3)

88
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.1
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

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Overall MobyScore (5 votes) 4.1


The Press Says

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100
Defunct Games
XCOM: Enemy Unknown is an expertly crafted strategy game that improves on the original in every way. It's a cinematic treat that is accessible enough for gamers of all experience. Best of all, it's not a bore. With more than 70 missions and a competitive two-player mode, XCOM is a high water mark for 2012!
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Game Informer Magazine
Both of XCOM’s layers present life-or-death conundrums to which there is no right answer. No matter what you pick, something or someone is going to suffer for it. This kind of tension and terror rarely occurs within mainstream gaming, and almost never with this level of skill in the execution. Don’t let the “turn-based strategy” moniker scare you off; XCOM is a singular achievement that every gamer deserves to experience.
93
PlayStation Trophies
XCOM: Enemy Unknown is not just the best strategy game this year, it’s the best strategy game this generation and possibly the best ever strategy game on consoles.
90
GameElite.se
Det finns en sak som gör den turbaserade strategispelsgenren speciell. Det är orden "bara en omgång till". Varje gång jag kör igång X-com så ekar de orden i mitt huvud nästan omgående. Strategispel blir inte mycket bättre än så och det är kul att gamla idéer visar sig hålla nog så bra i dagens läge.
85
GameSpot
Don't be too concerned by the minor drawbacks, however. XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a wonderful and worthy strategy game with a layer of campy charm that makes the stone-faced seriousness of the game's characters all the more endearing. It's also remarkably accessible, thanks to a great interface that feels comfortable whether you're using a keyboard and mouse or have a controller in your hand. Enemy Unknown packs dense amounts of dramatic tension into each turn. And so it's time to eliminate the alien threat, commander. Select a location, build your base…and save humanity.
85
Jeuxvideo.com
Retour gagnant pour XCOM qui parvient à se moderniser sans pour autant trahir l'esprit de son mythique modèle. L'aspect gestion évite l'écueil de la complexité artificielle et les combats ont pour leur part conservé l'éclat de ceux d'UFO : Enemy Unknown tout en se dynamisant sensiblement. Le mélange de ces deux éléments s'avère délicieusement plaisant. Souhaitons donc un beau succès à ce titre qui mérite franchement d'être essayé, puis adopté.
82
IGN
XCOM is a great addition to the strategy genre, complete with an engaging campaign full of tension and challenges. The characters grow in satisfying ways, but the tactical game doesn't ever quite give players enough room to make the most of their abilities.
80
newbreview.com
As mentioned, XCOM: Enemy Unknown is nowhere as good as the original, but then again, beating the original is a very tall order. The game still manages to be a very good and intense turn-based strategy game and it’s a safe recommendation for both newbies and veterans of the genre. Pick up your rifles and jump to the Skyranger people, we have a planet to save!
80
PlayFrance
Pour son grand retour sur le devant de la scène vidéoludique, le développeur Firaxis offre à la licence XCOM une résurrection fidèle à ses origines tout en étant moderne dans la représentation de son action. Parfaitement jouable à la manette, doté d’une durée de vie généreuse et de qualités stratégiques indéniables, Enemy Unknown devrait facilement renouer avec le public de connaisseurs pour qui la licence représente quelque chose de spécial. Ceux qui la découvrent ou qui cherchent un jeu de stratégie complexe et profond sur PlayStation 3 peuvent également se laisser tenter par ce sauvetage de l’humanité.