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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (PS3)

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (PS3)
alaScore 86

7 reviews

Oct, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (PS3). The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and gameplay.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) the The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (PS3) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Ben Dutka (

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Review


XCOM: Enemy Unknown offered gamers a compelling blend of action and real-time strategy, and it was continuously intense, inventive and engaging. One would've hoped to find similar qualities in the recent spin-off, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, but...

The Ugly: “Okay, I’m bored.”

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Ian (

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Review


After several developers, several years in development, and a beloved strategy game being launched in the meantime, does the X-Com shooter actually deli [...]

With a fairly meagre eight-hour campaign, a ludicrous storyline and no multiplayer, "The Bureau: XCOM Declassified" is not exactly what I’d hoped for. It’s not brilliant value, doesn’t really fill you in on the universe or plot of the X:Com games, and...

Sep, 2013

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Review


It delivers some enjoyable stretches of shooting action, but The Bureau: XCOM Declassified too often transforms the series' signature tension into tedium.

Great period atmosphere ; The basic third-person shooting is enjoyable ; Certain plot developments shake up the proceedings

Squad management on the battlefield gets tedious ; Laborious storytelling ; Fails to capture the tension of the XCOM series

Why can battles be monotonous? It comes down to The Bureau's very blueprint for battle, which has you slowing down the action to a snail's pace so you can issue specific orders to your squad in addition to performing your own special powers. The idea...

Aug, 2013