Reviews and Problems with Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation
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20 March 2015
Summary: For years, the Ace Combat series has been pretty much the only flight combat game to really get everything right. And now, if the box art it to believed (we’ll check back in 6 months to a year …), Ace Combat 6 is exclusive to the Xbox 360.
Excerpt: Ace Combat, with its unusually substantial narratives, has always been the flight game to try and make you care about the events surrounding each title. All the heartache, loss and joyous events, have been attempts to make your aerial skirmishes appear to have much more of a meaning than just...
Excerpt: You have to admit, at some point in your life you probably wanted to be pilot of some sort. Whether you have seen the Blue Angels, watched Top Gun, or enjoyed the stories about the Red Baron, the notion of hoping into a cockpit and banking for negative Gs might get your blood pumping…into the Danger...
Conclusion: With all that said, Ace Combat 6 has really good strengths in most categories. The replay value is not high, but completing all the extras and achievements in the game will sure keep players busy and engaged.
Conclusion: The overall experience is innately rewarding, and it ramps up the challenge throughout the course of the campaign and finishes on a thrilling high note that may very well inspire you to replay the final mission (and others, too) over and over again.
Excerpt: Emerians and Estovakians That’s the two fictitious countries that battle it out in Ace Combat 6. Estovakian military forces have invaded Emeria, An assault that took the Emerians completely by surprise. At the beginning of the war they have been pushed back to their capital Gracemaria.
Pros: Highly detailed planes, good replay value, good visuals.
Cons: Difficulty can thrown you off-balance, visuals and sound could have received more attention, gamepad control scheme lacks 'fluidity'.
Conclusion: Hands down, Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation is the best console flight simulator to date. This may not have been a hard achievement, but it is nice to say that there is finally an aerial combat game worth racing to the store to pick up.