Before You Start: Tips for Playing XCOM: Enemy Unknown the Best Wayby Luke Plunkett and Kirk Hamilton10/09/12 9:00amFiled to: XcomBefore you startXcom enemy unknownKotakucoreFiraxis2KPCPS3Xbox 360FbtweetTop1311EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkSaving the world ain't easy. It takes strategy, preparation, determination and more than a little luck. So don't be thinking you can just fire up XCOM: Enemy Unknown and see alien corpses pile up at your feet. Go in with that attitude and the only corpses you'll see are those of your trusted and highly personalised XCOM soldiers.Instead, you might want to think about adopting a few of the strategies that got us safely through the game last week. They may not be the best for you, but they worked for us, so they're at least worth considering!