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E3: Ace Combat: Assault Horizon turns men into girls


7:10 PM on 06.07.2011



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 Horizon totally reminds me of this formative time in my life.  When you get sick of flying planes you can jump into an Apache and troll the villagers. 

If you haven't checked out Hamza's extensive preview of the game definitely go do that.  The controls are completely different and the cinematic delivery really comes close to a Hollywood dogfight.

As a sidenote, the game couldn't have been put in a more awkward location on the floor.  Nothing gets me into the Top Gun mood like a fake family booty-shaking at Ikea.








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7:00 PM on 02.24.2014
Ace Combat: Assault Horizon ditches Games for Windows

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10:00 PM on 01.26.2013
Ace Combat: Assault Horizon finally available on PC

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? ...more



6:00 PM on 11.27.2012
Ace Combat: Assault Horizon heading to PC next year

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1:30 PM on 03.21.2012
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11:00 PM on 10.20.2011
The quick-time event to end all others

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2:00 PM on 10.13.2011
Review: Ace Combat: Assault Horizon

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12:00 AM on 10.09.2011
Here's some screens for Ace Combat: Assault Horizon

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 ...more



8:30 PM on 09.14.2011
TGS: I'm not sold on Ace Combat: Assault Horizon

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3:45 PM on 09.14.2011
Ace Combat: Assault Horizon demo out and helicopter video

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...more



1:00 AM on 09.11.2011
Over 70 new Ace Combat: Assault Horizon screenshots

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...more





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