- Publisher: Snapshot Games Inc.
- Release Date: Dec 3, 2020
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Mar 1, 2021Even a year’s worth of updates and DLC failed to turn Phoenix Point into “the definitive version of the acclaimed strategy game”, as its Steam description suggests. This game has a plethora of features and systems, but they drown in an endless sea of monotony.
Mixed or average reviews- based on 5 Ratings
User score distribution:
Positive: 3 out of 5
Mixed: 1 out of 5
Negative: 1 out of 5
Dec 24, 2020Phoenix Point has the vibes of the original X-com, with its spooky sound track and dark landscapes. Each creepy new creature you meet fillsPhoenix Point has the vibes of the original X-com, with its spooky sound track and dark landscapes. Each creepy new creature you meet fills you with anxiety wondering just how dangerous it will be to your men.
The newly innovative free aim system completely overhauled the battle mechanics, as the player is no longer set in relying on RNG and actually feels like they are more involved in the process of firing the weapons.
Phoenix Point has come a long way since its launch.
Although initially, this game was rather shadow, imbalanced and had its bugs - what it is today is truly and impressive game.
Just scrolling through the patch notes, you'll see that most of the issues and wishes of the fans that were brought up in forums have been added to the game. This is an extremely rare thing in gaming and to have a company listen to its fans so closely almost feels like you are part of the development team.… Full Review »