The trade press awarded Enemy with good marks in terms of motivation and entertainment. The magazine Amiga Games gave the game a motivation rating of 90% and stated:
Each level contains new challenges. Sometimes the firepower is the decisive factor, sometimes it's strategy and skill. This is what well-designed entertainment should look like!
Amiga Future also attested to the high entertainment value of the game (18 out of 20 score points).
Further reviews can be found in the english magazine Amiga Format, issue 126.