You're going to find yourself in dire situations. You're going to wish for an easy way out. But when it comes to kicking alien butt, it all comes down to tactics, determination, and a little luck.
Assembling a squad to take on the alien menace is the easy part. Then you have to outfit your people with top-of-the-line gear and skills, and proceed to killing the baddies—permanently.
If you play XCOM: Enemy Unknown correctly, you won't be restarting, no matter how bad it gets. You have to rely on your own resourcefulness to escape tight situations, or simply face "Game Over." Yes, it can be frustrating, but it's damn rewarding when you succeed.
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