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Anybody got this yet? I was browsing through steam yesterday for a new game and screamed like a little girl when I saw this was released a few days ago (I had no idea). My first Xcom game was EU, which I thought was great. I didn't like strategy games too much but this one sucked me into the the genre. Absolutely fell in love with it and sunk 90 hours into it in my first playthrough.

Later I got Civ V and sunk a few dozen hours into that one as well. I almost blindly bought it but I did some research on it and did not like what I read for the most part, not at all. It looks like a pretty cool concept of getting surprised attacked and it being set in the 60's the golden age of UFO and alien related stuff. But was heart broken when I saw that it was not like EU in terms of strategy. So has anyone gotten this yet? Would you recommend it? Or is it one of those wait till its 20 bucks type of games?
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Yeah it's nothing like EU. It's a 20+ hour tactical, linear shooter. Combat is similar to Mass Effect 2 and 3 though it's a bit more strategic than those. I don't know about spending $45-50 on it, waiting for a sale wouldn't hurt.
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It's a very good game if you like really strategic third person shooters.

I'd recommend it for $50 if you have that kind of money, if not well I would pick it up at the nearest sale.

Just don't expect it to be EU.
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