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Can someone who's beaten XCOM: Enemy Unknown tell me if the game addresses....

#1Arsene-LupinPosted 3/8/2014 1:15:52 PM
...The fact that the "alien invasion" involves isolate small squads of footsoldiers, with no ground armor, air forces, or spaceship? I just can't get into the game because the premise is so wildly implausible.
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#2calcyclePosted 3/8/2014 1:23:35 PM(edited)
There are air forces that shoot down the space ships so you can invade them on foot, but it's relegated to a mini game.

You also get mini tanks to help you out, but you gotta remember that.
1. You still want to collect their tech, so doing bombing runs and the like would be detrimental
2. Machines can't be psychic dood.
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#3GranQroppoopPosted 3/8/2014 1:46:18 PM
They do explain it.

They are not trying to kill people so they can take Earth's resources, they want to capture people to experiment on.
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#4LB3Posted 3/8/2014 3:46:40 PM(edited)
Yes it does. They have a reason for not wanting to destory humans.
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#5GynthaeresPosted 3/8/2014 3:55:42 PM
One of the characters in the game even comments that, if the aliens were really intent on conquering Earth, based on what you've seen, there wouldn't be much humans could do to stop them.

And so, much of the game's story/mystery is figuring out what it is, exactly, that the aliens want, since they obviously aren't just trying to outright take Earth.
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