Lots of mercs to hire and gear to customize.
Combat is fun when it clicks.
Amusing merc characters.
Tons of guns to play with.
Punishing difficulty curve.
Real time elements are problematic.
Frustrating camera angles.
Tedious number of enemies.
By PC Authority on March 29, 2012
Hollywood has a thing for re-inventing old movies, and the trend seems to be progressing to games too – the original Jagged Alliance and Jagged Alliance 2 are classics that well and truly have earned their place in the Greatest Games Evar hall of...50
By Destructoid on March 16, 2012
Ask any old-school PC gamer about his favorite tactical games, and more often than not you'll find a Jagged Alliance title near the top of the list. It's a name held in nearly as high regard as X-COM or Syndicate, and for good reason....65
By Gaming Nexus on March 14, 2012
The Jagged Alliance series has always been about small squad tactics with a dash of resource management thrown in for spice. “Jagged Alliance: Back in Action” (JABIA) knew a good thing when it saw it and has not discarded these basic...46
By VR-Zone on March 12, 2012
It also doesn’t help that the easiest way to win battles is to exploit the enemy A.I. While the A.I. does try to retreat and regroup when your own forces pull back, engaging them is a comical farce of watching menacing machete machos and pistol...70
By GameSpot on March 07, 2012
Going back to improve on older games can sometimes muck up what worked rather than fix what was awry in the first place. That's partially the case with Jagged Alliance: Back in Action, a remake of the second game in the series that attempts to...55
By GamingShogun on February 28, 2012
A bit of background on this particular piece. Ripper71, one of our esteemed writers, is under the weather. Please send him your good thoughts and jujumugumbo in his recovery! In the meantime, however, I will try to do an adequate job of reviewing a...-
By GameSpy on February 21, 2012
Much like The Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba in 1961, Jagged Alliance: Back in Action probably seemed like a great idea at the time. A retread of the classic Jagged Alliance 2's campaign of tactical guerrilla warfare against a tyrannical island...40
By Gamers Daily News on February 20, 2012
When I heard there were plans to remake Jagged Alliance 2 to modern standards, I was delighted; it was a great game for its time and still holds up well today. Jagged Alliance: Back in Action is an attempt to remake it to modern standards, introducing...70
By Armchair Empire on February 14, 2012
When I saw Jagged Alliance: Back In Action (BIA) at E3, “excited” was far too pallid and sickly a word to describe my level of interest in this game. I was a long time fan, not hardcore enough to be doing my own mod work, but certainly a...30
By Strategy Informer on February 11, 2012
Oh, hello again Jagged Alliance: Back In Action. It seems only a couple of months ago (it was) that I was giving the game a thorough preview, now I’m coming back to see if the game’s hot and the ironing’s been done. Considering the...75