VIDEO | X360, PS3, PC Monday, August 29, 2011 | 11:08 AM

XCOM E3 walkthrough

XCOM E3 walkthrough

Three months after E3, 2K Games finally decided to share the walkthrough of XCOM they presented back then and Seth had told us about.

E3 walkthrough

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Commented on 2011-08-29 12:18:02
Looked interesting, and that might be because I never played an XCOM game before. :D
Commented on 2011-08-29 12:36:44
Love the setting and love the concept of the game.
Though the whole old setting alien invasion reminds me of Resistance, but I dont mind, I enjoy it!

Gameplay looks to be fun as well, especially with the tactical approach of commands, kind of reminds me of Mass Effect in a way.

Definitely a game I will keep my eye on.
Commented on 2011-08-29 12:53:57
Everything apart from the actual gameplay looked cool. Those alien sound effects.

I can see why xcom fans are pissed off though, looks like it retains nothing from how deep the PC games were, and especially after deus ex HR being so faithful for a reboot of a complex beloved PC franchise.
Commented on 2011-08-29 13:11:37
Cool. Graphics looks quite amazing in some regards (the indoor environments in the beginning and the facial detail & animation)...

Looking forward to see more. :)
Commented on 2011-08-29 13:16:40
Facial animations are great.
Commented on 2011-08-29 14:43:52
Love it.
Commented on 2011-08-29 15:36:48
I have no idea what to think of this game. I have never played an X-com game before, so I'm completely unbiased. It looks good on the graphics side. But the gameplay is some sort of BIA or Mass Effect with more options. I think this is one of those games you have to play for yourself before judging on trailers and footage.
Commented on 2011-08-29 15:39:35
Oh look another FPS, probably with RPG elements amirite
Commented on 2011-08-29 15:57:54
Animations are a bit strangle, but visually and atmosphere wise it's looking quite good. Sadly performance looks dredful and the gameplay itself looks a bit...boring. We'll see. Is this coming this year or next?
Commented on 2011-08-29 16:52:34
Looks to me like another uninspiring shooter.

LOL @ crosshairs over ironsights. And LOL at himarkers in singleplayer.
Commented on 2011-08-29 17:14:18
ironsights... whats the obsession, there nothing but visual tat...
Commented on 2011-08-29 18:19:25 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
ironsights... whats the obsession, there nothing but visual tat...
And whats with the hate?

I think they are a solid addition to the genre for us console gamers, you know we dont have the accuracy of teh greatest mouse to shot.

It gets a lot of hate.
Commented on 2011-08-29 21:08:02 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
ironsights... whats the obsession, there nothing but visual tat...
I don't follow...
Commented on 2011-08-29 21:14:37 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
ironsights... whats the obsession, there nothing but visual tat...
More realistic look on how to aim from weapons, and better accuracy for pinpointing your shots.

So...ADS>>>no ADS, IMO.

I dont like the "fake" zoom were the camera zooms close to the weapon and make the view closer and crosshair smaller, nasty (bodycount).
Commented on 2011-08-29 21:32:56
Ok i stopped watching after 40 seconds. No spoilers for me just buy the shit
Commented on 2011-08-30 00:34:25
Doesn't look too bad actually. I suppose people who have been waiting for a real reboot or continuation of the xcom series feel disappointed. For me who never played any of those this looks like a normal shooter with Mass Effect mechanics.

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