The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Overall User Score (98 votes)3.7

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
DOS 46 3.5
      AI 3.5
      Gameplay 3.7
      Graphics 3.5
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.2
Windows 52 3.9
      AI 3.7
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 3.7
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 3.7

User Reviews

Probably the only playable real-time tactical combat game... DOS Kasey Chang (4617)
Aliens + Weapons + Explosions = Fun Windows Dr. Elementary (299)
X-Com 3: The return of the life eater DOS Ken0x (62)
City planning made easy (BOOM!) Windows Late (97)
Tactical game which can be played both in real time and turn based mode DOS Mark Langdahl (387)
You'll either love this game or you will hate it; I hated it Windows xTSx (15)