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That '+' is pretty stingy
Japanese publishers have some truly confusing localization titles sometimes. In 2011, Namco Bandai released Ace Combat: Assault Horizon for the PS3 and Xbox 360. It was a grittier take on the franchise that added real-wo... read feature

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Ace Combat Infinity

Ace Combat Infinity teaser looks like proper Ace Combat


Things look Strangereal up here
Aug 02
Namco Bandai's just dropped a new teaser for Ace Combat Infinity, and I'll be damned if what's shown doesn't look like proper Ace Combat. Let's go down the checklist of "Ace Combat-y Things", shall we? Vaguely awkward-soundi... read
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Oh look! A new Ace Combat game for the PlayStation 3


HMM HMM HMM HMM HMMHMM HMMMMMM
Jul 19
Ace Combat: Infinity has just been announced. The teaser trailer doesn't really reveal much other than some lady humming like crazy. Calm down, lady. I'm PRETTY sure we can expect jets fighting in the skies and stuff. Oh, an... read
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Namco Bandai teaser

Namco Bandai launches teaser site, likely Ace Combat


Is Project Aces involved?
Jul 12
Namco Bandai has launched a teaser site for a project known only as "New Title," in addition to this other possibly related (but not confirmed) site that specifically mentions Project Aces. As many long time Ace Combat fans k... read
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Namco Bandai sale

Namco discounts Artorias of the Abyss and more on PS3


PS3, Vita, and PSP games are half price
Feb 05
As a nice complement to Square Enix's Final Fantasy sale this week, Namco Bandai also has some discounts for PlayStation gamers going live soon. This is an assorted bunch, with the clear highlight being Artorias of the Abyss ... read
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Ace Combat

Ace Combat: Assault Horizon finally available on PC


PC users get to play with 'Enhanced Edition'
Jan 26
It's been quite the wait, but fans are now able to experience Ace Combat on their PCs with the release of Ace Combat: Assault Horizon: Enhanced Edition. What warrants the 'enhanced edition' tag at the end, you may ask? ... read
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Ace Combat: Assault Horizon heading to PC next year


Also releasing for consoles digitally
Nov 27
Originally released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in October of last year, Ace Combat: Assault Horizon is now scheduled to get a PC release in Q1 2013 by way of Steam. Unfortunately, this version will rely on Games for Window... read
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Ace Combat Assault Horizon DLC turns Tomcats to Valkyries


Mar 21
And now for the latest report from your Namco Bandai crossover collaboration DLC expert, me. Thankfully for you people sick of Idolm@ster-themed DLC*, the latest update for Ace Combat: Assault Horizon is for an anime property... read
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Namco wants to sell you some Ace Combat DLC for 'free'


Dec 27
Well, it's free only in the monetary sense. The true price for getting a set of new skills for Ace Combat: Assault Horizon's multiplayer mode is...your e-mail address!!! To pay that cost, you'll need to register an account on... read
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Give thanks! Assault Horizon has its Idolm@ster skins now


Nov 25
Yes! In a time of giving thanks for things, I give thanks to Namco Bandai for answering one Ace Combat fan's sincere wishes. Assault Horizon finally has its Idolm@ster-themed skins! And to think... read
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Assault Horizon gets planes, skins, but STILL no Idols!


Nov 23
It's Ace Combat DLC time! The first time you got pumpkin skins. The second time you got Tekken skins. This third time, you get not only skins, but new planes. This time, the canard-equipped F-15... read
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Ace Combat Assault Horizon gets Tekken skins, no idols


Nov 08
Fans of unrealistic jet fighter combat and fun cross-franchise promotion are in luck, because Namco Bandai have announced their latest pack of download content for Call of Duty: Modern Air War Ace Combat Assault Horizon.... read
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The quick-time event to end all others


Oct 20
This feel-good moment of the day is brought to you by Ace Combat: Assault Horizon, which features one of the best QTEs I've had the pleasure of seeing. Spider-Man arguably still holds the top spot, but this is some damn fine interactive entertainment. If only all of life's problems could be fixed with a raise of the fist. This Is It. This Is The Greatest QTE. [GameSetWatch] read
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The combat flight sim genre is in a pretty good state these days. While PC owners can enjoy the IL-2 Sturmovik games for that excellent full sim experience, console owners have still seen a slow but steady flow of arcade air ... read feature

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Here's some screens for Ace Combat: Assault Horizon


Oct 09
A new batch of screenshots for Ace Combat: Assault Horizon recently came out and, as you might expect, they contain some jet planes that you can expect to take for a spin yourself. They are not just any jet planes though, as ... read
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Namco Bandai invited us out to their offices in Japan to see the Tokyo Game Show line-up before the show opens today. There was a lot to see, so we didn't have too much time with all the titles, which sucks since I really wa... read feature

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Ace Combat: Assault Horizon demo out and helicopter video


Sep 14
When Namco Bandai America isn't throwing fans over 70 images of Ace Combat: Assault Horizon in a single day, they're giving them a 10 minute video "fly-through" of a campaign level, releasing a single-player demo a... read
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Put some Ace Combat 3D Cross Rumble screens in your mouth


Sep 13
Some more screens for Ace Combat 3D Cross Rumble have come out of the Nintendo 3DS Conference 2011. They involve planes, a radar, a weapon loadout, some Japanese text here and there, and yep, that looks like an Ace Combat gam... read
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Over 70 new Ace Combat: Assault Horizon screenshots


Sep 11
Hey, Ace Combat fans, you know how Ace Combat: Assault Horizon will be hitting the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on October 11? Well, for some of you that's quite a long time and you're probably just dying for som... read
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Full aircraft list reveal for Ace Combat: Assault Horizon


Aug 26
Opinions on the upcoming Ace Combat game are pretty mixed so far. Some are excited about its focused narrative style while a few of the series' long time fans are a bit more hesitant. Either way, there will be no shortage of ... read
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The new Ace Combat is not titled Ace Combat 7 for good reason; it's a big departure from the previous games in the franchise. Perhaps because the audience for these kind of games has dwindled on the consoles, Projec... read feature

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Ace Combat 3D is lookin' pretty 3D


Aug 18
At least, I'll have to take Nintendo and Namco Bandai's word for it, given that the screenshots they've released for their upcoming 3DS jet fighter game are not in 3D. That said, there's a lot of stuff flying at your fac... read
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Ace Combat Assault Horizon gameplay shows OMG CHOPPERZ


Aug 17
Are you hankering to get yourself into a fighter jet and shoot down some bandits? I sure am, but if you are too, we're both going to have to wait a little bit, because Ace Combat Assault Horizon features attack chopper seque... read
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E3: Ace Combat: Assault Horizon takes my breath away


Jun 08
When it comes to arcade combat flight sim console action with an over-the-top dramatic story, it doesn't get much better than the Ace Combat series. Sure, it's no IL-2 Sturmovik but it's not supposed to be. Ace Combat: Assaul... read
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E3: Ace Combat: Assault Horizon turns men into girls


Jun 07
In 1986 G.I. Joe released the Tomahawk, a giant two-propellor helicopter.  It allowed clumsy uncoordinated children to stand in place and bomb their friends while lazily standing in place.  Ace Combat: Assault Hori... read
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E3: Ace Combat, Pac-Man Party headed to 3DS


Jun 07
Namco Bandai has revealed plans to bring two of its popular franchises over to the 3DS: Pac-Man Party 3D and Ace Combat 3D. That second one is, as you might expect, a working title. No assets for either game yet, unfortunatel... read
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Interview: Move towards realism for new Ace Combat game


May 23
After admitting the Ace Combat fanbase has indeed been shrinking, the team behind the latest game Ace Combat: Assault Horizon are working hard to bring their classic game to a wider audience as well ... read
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Well I have returned from Dubai and Namco Bandai's Level Up event and what an event it was; we saw some exciting news, some welcome news and some stuff that was just a bit odd. While I no longer have my privet villa, my butl... read feature

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Ace Combat Assault Horizon out on October 11


May 11
The next Ace Combat is set to come out on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on October 11 in North America and October 14 in Europe. Assault Horizon isn't just going to be the same old Ace Combat as the series takes on a new ga... read






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