Reviews and Problems with Ace Combat: Squadron Leader
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Ace Combat 5: Squadron Leader
28 May 2012
Excerpt: God, I love Top Gun. I’ve probably seen the film 10 times already, but everytime it’s on tv, I can’t withstand the urge to watch. The combination of Kelly McGillis’ slick looks, Tom Cruise’s flair, Val Kilmer’s coolness and the utter beauty of the F-14 Tomcat works on me every time.
Summary: Ace Combat 5 is a fantastic air combat simulator offering a very strong storyline with solid gameplay and excellent graphics. Fans of the series will enjoy this instalment no end, fans of fighter jets and Top Gun wannabes will also love it and if you don't fit into any of those categories you can...
Excerpt: Considering we’re in the first quarter of the year, there are a heck of a lot of solid videogames being released. Namco’s Ace Combat: Squadron Leader is the fifth in the long-running Combat series, and despite having some initial reservations about the possible quality of the title, doesn’t break...
Excerpt: There is no denying that consoles have offered a limited number of quality flight combat games when compared to the mighty PC. With the PC offering some of the best flight simulators and a number of solid arcade flight titles, the home consoles have always been at the bottom of the barrel.
Conclusion: The game sounds pretty nice too; the cut scenes have managed to avoid the stupid voices that some games from Japan have had lately, and the music is good as well - very suited to the moment.
Pros: Looks great., Loads of missions and planes to unlock.
Cons: No 2 player?, Sometimes blurry terrain., Radio chatter may irritate.
Conclusion: The real problem is, though, that the game has already lost its less patient audience by then, and simply doesn't get off to a good enough start to warrant sticking with. With another harmless but anonymous storyline providing no hook whatsoever, it becomes one of those games where you feel no sense...