“One of those rare and dangerous games capable of drilling into your brain, putting a vice-grip on your imagination, and only releasing you when it has had enough”
“If you have any intention of trying out this game, you’d better put Real Life in cryo-sleep”
“In the end, too much remains unsaid about X-COM, but then there is much more to uncover for yourself. Simply know this: It comes from Britain. It comes in peace. Its only demands are on your free time. Resistance is futile.”
PROS: Terrific tactical, squad-level wargame under an interesting strategic umbrella. Richly varied and intense.
CONS: Takes a while to wade through the game’s complexity and get a feel for it’s inner workings. Games can be extremely long – perhaps not a “con”, but a warning