Phoenix Point

Snapshot Games

Fair Man
OpenCritic Rating
73
Top Critic Average
47%
Critics Recommend
Based on 48 critic reviews
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Phoenix Point

Rating Summary

Based on 48 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

73

Top Critic Average

47%

Critics Recommend

Based on 48 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCDec 3, 2019
Xbox Series X/SOct 1, 2021
Xbox OneOct 1, 2021
PlayStation 4Oct 1, 2021
PlayStation 5Oct 1, 2021

Developer: Snapshot Games

Genre: Strategy

Phoenix Point is the new strategy game from the creator of the original X-COM series. It features turn based tactics and world based strategy in a fight against a terrifying, alien menace. Your enemy will mutate and evolve in response to your tactics, creating a huge variety of challenges and surprises for you on the battlefield.

Phoenix Point Critic Reviews

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Phoenix Point carries Gollop's legacy forward capably, if conservatively.

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In terms of core design, turn-based tactics games don't get much better than Phoenix Point.

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Phoenix Point's more complex take on the classic X-COM formula has some great ideas, but most of them feel experimental and in need of fine-tuning and balance.

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Metro GameCentral

Unknown Author
7 / 10
Metro GameCentral

The creator of XCOM returns with some interesting new ideas, but without the budget or time to refine them Phoenix Point struggles to offer a viable alternative to its more established rival.

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Audience Reviews

Never Touch
I was expecting a gem from the OG creator of the Xcom universe so I purchased the phoenix point year one edition. That was a mistake. My first frustration was not being able to deploy my soldiers at the start of a mission and having them just randomly plopped down. This seemingly innocent "feature" leads to some frustrating situations such as , putting your vehicle in a state
I'm a huge fan of turn-based strategy. I have been played for years, Civilization, Total War, Advanced Wars, XCom and some others I forgot. When I saw Phoenix Point at first, I just insta-bought it. Though, I would explain the grade I gave to this game before getting to the pros and the cons. You can skip and go there, but you might understand better what I'm talking about

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Trailers

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Phoenix Point - The Disciples of Anu Faction Trailer

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Phoenix Point for XCOM Fans - Inventory

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Phoenix Point - E3 2019 Demo Mission - Narrated