Rock, Paper, Shotgun includes original X-COM/UFO in list of Best 122 Games of Last 22 Years.
Note the author's concluding comment about X-COM:
Well said.Sometimes, I must admit, all I really want from gaming is a re-release of this with a modern interface. I donít need new graphics or new units or improved AI or a first-person-perspective. I just want to play this, forever.