Excerpt: Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation nicely managed to create its own niche on the market. Where previously just about every pc gamer had his joystick standing next to his keyboard to play some titles like Strike Commander, Wing Commander of let’s say Flight Simulator, wannabe-pilots now have to be...
Excerpt: Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation brings the long-running series to the current generation of consoles in a big way. Not only does it give the Xbox 360 its second modern flight combat sim, but it also gives the system another great playing, spectacular looking game.
Summary: This game has its faults with the disastrous plot and voice acting. But the immersive gameplay in Ace Combat 6 will swiftly make those flaws vanish. With fun online multiplayer and a lengthy story mode, fans will be pleased.
Pros: Excellent flight model and smooth controls make flying simple and fun, Exciting action surrounds you
Cons: First half of the campaign is a little bland, Not as many aircraft or missions as prior installments
Excerpt: One of the oldest console flight simulators returns on the XBox 360 that continues from the highly popular series that was originally launched on the PlayStation, bringing amazing single-player mechanics and intense dog fighting into a new arena with the addition of online modes including co-op...
Excerpt: With a game that is part of a series as long running as Ace Combat, there's always that nagging concern that the formula will become stale, or the ball will be otherwise dropped with new changes. A very fine line must be walked between adding to the game, and wrecking it.