Zac Elawar from Capsule Computers wrote:
"XCOM: Enemy Unknown for the iOS is a near-perfect port of the October, 2012 release on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3. It aims to maintain the integrity of the turn-based strategy gameplay on touch-screens – something that has rarely been done before. Firaxis Games have committed an immense effort to re-establishing the franchise – the original title of the same name released back in 1994 – and considering that this is their first project outside of the Sid Meier banner, the overwhelming consensus for the console/PC release is that Firaxis nailed it. But, does the iOS port hold up and is it worth the somewhat hefty $20.99 price tag?…"