the history of this game's development doesn't leave much room for hope. this started out as a straight up xcom-cash-in-shooter, morphed into a mission-based research shooter, now a... whatever it is. too many hands in the cookie jar if you ask me. this will suffer from a lack of unified vision and a general blandness, i'd almost guarantee it. great art has never been the work of many hands, but the singular vision of one brilliant mind.