Zero Punctuation's XCOM: Enemy Unknown Review

This week, Zero Punctuation reviews XCOM: Enemy Unknown.

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vortis2204d ago

He was so nice to this game.

caseh2204d ago

There's never been anything to hate about the xcom games, turn based strategy at its best with the exception of Jagged Alliance 2.

I think he hit the nail on the head with the repeating cycle of:

Oh, new weapons to kill aliens with > Alien allows for new weapons, can't wait to kill some with this.

Sucks you into the whole 'just one more mission' routine. :)

Blastoise2204d ago

Gonna get this game for Christmas :) I like a bit of strategy every now and then. I Enjoy Valkria Chronicles & Disgaea 4

beerkeg2204d ago

It's a great game, well worth picking up. It's hard at first but once you get your bearings it becomes addictive.

Blastoise2204d ago

Sounds like all the best games to be honest lol

beerkeg2204d ago

Not really. In most games, when you start you can finish the game even if you screw up in a few places. In Xcom, if you screw up you will be f***ed. And once you are f***ed you will need to start a new game as you won't be able to beat it.

That's the difference.

No_Pantaloons2204d ago (Edited 2204d ago )

Wow a positive review!
I think zero puncutaion's are hilarious, but they're always negative or at least gives that impression regardless of weather he was in favor of the game or not, good to see one that finally was clearly liked.