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Old 10-29-2012, 09:30 PM   #20
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Default Re: XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Originally Posted by falc39
Anyone want to give a quick review of the pros and cons vs the original X-Com?

I spent a lot of hours playing the original and loved it, it was the GOAT game of my youth. Haven't had much time to play the games out now but would like to know what they improved on and what was left out or still done better in the original.
I feel that this game is not really that similar, the similarities are maybe skin deep, the basic style, turn-based tactics and aliens and all. But the gameplay in general isn't that similar, this game focuses mostly on cover and the mechanics are pretty different. It's still a good game in it's own right, but it's definitely not like a direct remake of the originals. It's interesting enough for the most part, even if quite a few mechanics work differently.
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