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XCOM: Enemy Unknown Trailer

2K Games now offers a new trailer with a "deep dive" into XCOM: Enemy Unknown, the upcoming counter-UFO strategy game revival. The clip features the developers discussing what's going into the project, along with glimpses of gameplay.

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40. Re: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Trailer Mar 6, 2012, 22:22 jdreyer
 
Okay, that looks really cool. This is so much more than I could have hoped for. Thank you, Firaxis.

Likes
Graphics and sound: Nice near-future graphic design. They don't look TOO cutting edge, so should work on older hardware. Although, being a turn based game, they could have gotten away with more graphic fidelty without worrying about frame rate. Nice weapon graphics and sound effects.

Gameplay: Moving guys seems intuitive, with good feedback mechanisms to let you know your range and limitations. It seems like you could take your turn fairly quickly.

Concerns
Atmosphere: One great strength of the original was the great atmosphere and creepy music. I'm heartened by the creepy Matrixy title and that they showed a night level. But all the aliens were visible all the time in the video, and the apprehension the original was not knowing where they were. Hopefully they are able to repro the creepy atmosphere of the original.

Ant Farm base: This design is WAY cool, but one of the greatest things in the original was defending your base when the aliens discovered and raided it. With this vertical design, it doesn't seem like this is possible.

The glam cam: It is cool, but I hope they allow you to adjust the frequency /turn it off. I could see it getting frustrating if they overuse it.
 
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