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X-COM: Enforcer (Windows)

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Description

During the First Alien War of 1999, a scientist named Able Standard was tasked with the objective of creating a powerful combat robot. Due to funding problems, the project was officially abandoned; however, Professor Standard secretly continued working on it in a secluded area in the Nevada desert. Eventually, he succeeded in creating the ultimate warrior - the Enforcer.

X-COM: Enforcer is an arcade third-person shooter based on Unreal Tournament technology and set in the universe of X-COM, which previously hosted squad-based strategy games and a space combat simulation. Completely different from its predecessors, this fifth installment offers arcade action spread over thirty levels.

The player controls the Enforcer, sent to combat the alien menace. Professor Standard offers help throughout most of the game. The player can select one weapon at the time and have the Enforcer run and strafe around, while holding the left mouse button to shoot. The stage is usually over after all enemies and transporters have been destroyed. If the player managed to collect the word "bonus", he will advance to a bonus level first.

Every two levels the player is able to access a shop where different upgrades and weapons can be bought. If the player has found a question-mark icon in the previous level, a new weapon or power-up will be unlocked.


Screenshots

X-COM: Enforcer Windows Level starting
X-COM: Enforcer Windows At the highest upgrade level, the grenade launcher spits out an insane number of explosives.
X-COM: Enforcer Windows Whats for dessert?
X-COM: Enforcer Windows The spinning VibroBlade XL will turn you into a lawnmower and the sectoids into grass.

Alternate Titles

  • "幽浮:执法者" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "X-COM Enforcer: Leve isso ao seu Líder!" -- Brazilian title

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User Reviews

It's Metal Hovertank/Plasma! (sort of) Luis Silva (13294) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars
Who cares if it's not a tactical masterpiece? It's fun! hydra9 (3853) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars
Don't expect too much, and this one will rock for quite a while. Yeah No (22) unrated

The Press Says

Game Over Online May 14, 2001 81 out of 100 81
IGN Apr 13, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Game Captain Dec 01, 2001 73 out of 100 73
GameStar (Germany) Jun, 2001 72 out of 100 72
PC Games (Germany) Nov 28, 2001 71 out of 100 71
ActionTrip May 01, 2001 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot Apr 23, 2001 6.4 out of 10 64
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jul, 2001 62 out of 100 62
Game Chronicles Apr 18, 2001 5.7 out of 10 57
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Aug, 2001 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Erwin Bergervoet (302) added X-COM: Enforcer (Windows) on Apr 25, 2001