It’s safe to say that there’s nothing truly original in video games anymore, or when it does happen, it’s really rare. Because of this, you’ll see a vast amount of games copying mechanics from other titles, but then putting their own twist on them. Ever since June, One game has been likened to XCOM in many ways, but it’s via one of the most unlikely titles ever in Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle.
The game takes inspiration from XCOM’s use of movement, abilities, and more. It’s quite comprehensive, and in fact, XCOM 2’s creative director was asked about the game and what he thought and he actually had a very calm and generous thought process about the game. You should check it out below: