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Following closely in the footsteps of the classic strategy games Laser Squad and X-COM, this is a cracking piece of gaming that holds up well to its inspirations. It's got all of the elements which made the aforementioned games classics but dresses it up with a bit of modern flash to great effect. You take control of a multi-national military organisation and it's up to you to defend the Earth from alien invaders. The setting is the Cold War and you're responsible for various elements including setting up weapons to prevent incoming attacks and sending out boots on the ground to deal with the aliens that get through. You also have to conduct research on crashed alien tech, which can help you develop new weapons and which adds some depth to proceedings. The main focus is on the turn-based combat, which features plenty of options for strategy, with a wide range of missions to complete, while your soldiers are persistent and can level up to learn new skills, but when they're gone, they're gone, so you really have to think about your actions. This is pretty much the same thing a XCom, but this is no bad thing and it turns out to be a highly entertaining romp. There's a great deal of depth on offer, as you can handle missions the way you want, while the range of weapons and gear also adds to this feeling of freedom. The visuals are simple but effective, while the interface is straightforward to pick up and makes playing the game a breeze. If you're into X-COM or the Jagged Alliance games, this is a must play.