Archive for category Ace Combat: Assault Horizon
I couldn’t pass up a chance to try this out. In the demo you can control a helicopter or a fighter jet. First I tried out the helicopter, the battle takes place in a city. You assist other troops on the ground. Targets include regular guys with rocket launchers, anti-aircraft guns, trucks & tanks. When you are close enough you can lock onto a target and use your mounted machine guns or 2 different types of missiles in this demo. Sometimes when you take out a target you get a nice quick cut scene of the destruction then right back into action. Near the end of the demo you get to take on a few enemy helicopters. Then you finish the demo off with taking out a bridge with supply trucks on it.
As if this game didn’t already look awesome, the newest Assault Horizon trailer still focuses a bit on cinematics and storyline with a few gameplay pieces thrown in, but what it shows is downright amazing. The game comes out in October, and I will most likely be picking that bad boy up. Be sure to check the rest of this article for the video (as we’ll be doing that with videos until after E3 to help make sure the site doesn’t get overloaded).
This is becoming one of my top most anticipated titles for this year (I’ve been a fan of the Ace Combat series since about the second one), and the reboot of the series is looking very promising. With the release of the trailer above earlier today, we now have a NA release date of October 11th (with the EU getting it on the 14th).
As far as content in the trailer itself goes, although short, it shows how much of a threat Akula (the Shark), Andrei Markov, really is. Can’t wait to have game nights with this baby.
I don’t know about you, but I have been a long time fan of the Ace Combat franchise, and this has been one of those series I’ve been able to pick up and play over and over again. Although no release date has been formally announced (as it is only scheduled for a 2011 release), the next game in the series, Assault Horizon, is looking, well, awesome.
Although the above trailer isn’t new, if you’re a long-time fan of the series, you’ll immediately note how different it is: a realistic setting, fully animated cutscenes, and lots of close-quarters combat and destruction.