Reviews and Problems with Ace Combat Assault Horizon
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25 December 2011
Excerpt: Frozenbyte are perhaps most well known for their involvement in the humble bundle offerings (collections of games, created by low budget/staff development teams, with no restrictions on the number of times they can be used) and it’s a sequel to Trine (previously included in the second...
Summary: A solid game that definitely has an audience. Might lack replay value, could be too short or there are some hard-to-ignore faults, but the experience is fun. How we score: The Destructoid Reviews Guide
Summary: There should be some of this combat on your horizon
Pros: Solid and intense flying action; scripted moments are thrilling; tight controls; varied levels with different aircraft.
Cons: Multiplayer servers aren't very busy and matchmaking can be tedious; graphical glitches; some frustratingly cheap moments; military based plots don't get any more generic than this; non existent co-operative AI.
Conclusion: Assault Horizon is likely to be divisive among series fans. But whatever your opinion on its new direction it’s unreasonable to call it a bad game. In fact it’s still quite the opposite. What it loses in realism it makes up for with variety and a strong presentation.
Summary: Ace Combat: Assault Horizon is not a sequel, but a complete rebirth, a phoenix from the ashes flying at three times the speed of sound built from the ground up, with new technology fueling a passionately realized vision of a game that puts players in the dark heart of the fight like no aerial combat...
Conclusion: The change in direction, tone, and atmosphere paid off and the groundwork that has been laid should revitalize the series. There are some blemishes but if you have the Ace Combat itch this will scratch it.
Excerpt: has finally returned to the PlayStation platform and this time, they bring flight fans a more visceral experience complete with attack helicopters and a decent storyline. It lacks the punch we’ve seen in teaser trailers and previews and the multiplayer is questionable at times, but it remains fun...