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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified - Xbox 360

An awesome concept, interesting setting and use of contrast can’t save The Bureau from technical shortcomings.
  • Release date: 2013
  • Genre: Third-Person Shooter
  • Developer: 2K Marin
  • Publisher: 2K Games
  • Rating: Mature 17+ (M)
  • Players: 1-Player
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fasttquick
The game's troubled development cycle is an obvious reason for its many problems. While it's pretty cool to command your squadmates in a third-person combat setting a la Mass Effect, nothing really gels well the way you want it. Some shoddy production values also hurt the game.
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bootis
I play a lot of shooters and love sci-fi so this game was right up my alley. The combat mechanics is heavily influenced by the first Mass Effect game, which to me is only a positive thing. Being a shooter and not an RTS 'The Bureau' is somewhat more linear than 'Enemy Unknown'. However there's a nice variety of combat settings and the gameplay is a lot of fun if you like something a bit more tactical than your average TPS. It also has some RPG elements in the way you can level-up your team.
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Clouded with steamy sepia tones and unsophisticated ’60s era visage, The Bureau’s demanding strategies harness thin XCOM traits, implanted... [more]
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