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XCOM 10$ best deal?

#1XxTwisted26xXPosted 6/28/2014 6:08:04 PM
If it wins community choice, will that be the best price it will sell at?
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#2ShadowThaReaperPosted 6/28/2014 6:09:12 PM
Buy the original and download open xcom.

New Xcom is a really bad TBS game with dumb mechanics, like free movement turn for enemies when you run into them, and the cover system being just a slight defense buff.
#3kelemvorPosted 6/28/2014 8:29:40 PM(edited)
ShadowThaReaper posted...
Buy the original and download open xcom.

New Xcom is a really bad TBS game with dumb mechanics, like free movement turn for enemies when you run into them, and the cover system being just a slight defense buff.


Yep, any modern gamer who plays the new XCOM for a while and then tries the old UFO Defense will understand why the new Firaxis game is so bad. Graphics aside, UFO Defense is so much deeper and tense from a gameplay perspective. Tell me you aren't scared in your fist terror mission when you end your turn and the screen blanks out to "Hidden Movement'..... all you hear are the opening of doors, gunshots, and screams of civilians getting slaughtered. Before you regain control of your turn, maybe an enemy alien spots you and shoots at you while you are defenseless.

The Firaxis XCOM from 2012 isn't in the same league when it comes to a tactical strategy game.
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#4XxTwisted26xX(Topic Creator)Posted 6/28/2014 9:15:20 PM
Hmm, its that bad? I thought all the reviews for XCOM were positive?
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#5RogueStrikerPosted 6/28/2014 9:26:19 PM
Yeah, seems more like some old-school Xcom fans really hate the new one. It's fine if you're new to it.
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#6majinbuu58Posted 6/28/2014 9:27:55 PM
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#7ShadowThaReaperPosted 6/28/2014 9:28:28 PM
XxTwisted26xX posted...
Hmm, its that bad? I thought all the reviews for XCOM were positive?


They're positive from people who don't play TBS games. The mechanics are really flawed, though.

RogueStriker posted...
Yeah, seems more like some old-school Xcom fans really hate the new one. It's fine if you're new to it.


It's not fine unless you don't play TBS games in general. It's not that it sucks worse than the old game. It's that the mechanics are just dumb for a TBS game.
#8ShadowThaReaperPosted 6/28/2014 9:29:41 PM
majinbuu58 posted...
No. It's a really good game. Don't buy into the hate from these morons that are mad that it's different from the older ones.


Name calling and angry whining. Is this the type of kid you'd want to listen to?
#9majinbuu58Posted 6/28/2014 10:47:59 PM
ShadowThaReaper posted...
majinbuu58 posted...
No. It's a really good game. Don't buy into the hate from these morons that are mad that it's different from the older ones.


Name calling and angry whining. Is this the type of kid you'd want to listen to?


lol shadow post.
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#10solosnakePosted 6/28/2014 11:03:05 PM
I really enjoy the new Xcom.
One of the better games Ive played in the past few years.
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