'XCOM: Chimera Squad' Takes on Sci-Fi Police Work and Claustrophobic Combat

There’s a moment in most XCOM missions where you’re in enough danger that you need to slow down and really think about your order of operations, and the worst things that could happen on the enemy turn. In XCOM: Chimera Squad, that moment is meant to be the whole battle. The result is a game with a lot of tension but not much suspense, which might perfectly suit its narrative of a postwar peacekeeping version of XCOM.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/939xv7/xcom-chimera-squad-review
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