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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 Most bonus levels are mad dashes for extra Data Points (which can be the difference between getting a good upgrade or a great one).
X-COM: Enforcer Windows Save the Humans....
X-COM: Enforcer Windows With a name like "Nuker", you know this weapon is going to do some damage.
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
Armchair Empire, The May 07, 2001 8 out of 10 80
IGN Apr 13, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Play.tm Nov 22, 2001 78 out of 100 78
GameSpy May 09, 2001 73 out of 100 73
Game Captain Dec 01, 2001 73 out of 100 73
Gamezone (Germany) Nov 06, 2001 7.2 out of 10 72
GameSpot Apr 23, 2001 6.4 out of 10 64
Game Chronicles Apr 18, 2001 5.7 out of 10 57
Game Revolution May 05, 2001 D 25

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