Expansion to the best strategy game of last year (sorry, it's not up for debate), XCOM: Enemy Within
introduces morally questionable but undeniably awesome upgrades to the turn-based battlefield. It's questionable because, in the baseline game, XCOM: Enemy Unknown
, scientists look on with horror at the genetically and cybernetically modified aliens splayed on their autopsy tables. And yet here we are, in Enemy Within
, genetically and cybernetically altering our own human soldiers, molding them into super soldiers and permanently altering their physiology into something more akin to an ED-209 than a RoboCop.
But who am I kidding? I want my snipers to have grasshopper jumps to reach a height advantage. I want that mechanical monstrosity that can blow away cover and then drop a Berserker with one punch. I want these war machines putting every xeno out there on the business end of all that nasty new weaponry because science