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Strike Vector gets its first free DLC pack

Strike Vector is still chugging along, and developer Ragequit Corporation is following through with their promise of free DLC after launch. Today, you can grab a new Capture the Flag mode, as well as two new maps -- Firestorm and Sanctuary....   read

 
 
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Ace Combat: Assault Horizon ditches Games for Windows

The PC version of Ace Combat: Assault Horizon is no longer tied to Games for Windows Live as of an update released today. According to Namco, existing saves and achievements can be transferred between now and April 1, which is when Steamwor...   read

 
 
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World of Warplanes

Review: World of Warplanes

Free-to-play is still a bad word these days with a lot of gamers. But it doesn't have to be. Titles like Path of Exile have shown that providing a model where most of the content is free, but the cosmetic upgrades are paid, can facilit...   read

 
 
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Strike Vector entering open beta January 2014

The nine-man team behind Strike Vector have announced that their awesome looking dog fighting game will be entering open beta in January 2014. The developers designed the game in "the pure tradition of the sacred monsters of hardcore FPS s...   read

 
 
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War Thunder passes five million players in first year

It was only with the announcement for PlayStation 4 that I started to pay any real attention to Gaijin Entertainment's War Thunder. The free-to-play WWII aerial combat title has surpassed five million players in its first year. A long way ...   read

 
 
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Flight combat game Strike Vector coming in 2014

You have my attention, Strike Vector. This multiplayer-centric air combat game jumps between first- and third-person flying, all while offering some high intensity action. It looks absolutely insane, and after a successful six week Steam G...   read

 
 
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Pilotwings SNES is coming to the Wii U Virtual Console

It's not Pilotwings 64, but the original Pilotwings for the SNES is set to hit the Wii U Virtual Console pretty soon, with a tentative July 4th release date. Like most Wii U SNES games it'll be priced at $7.99, with the option to upgrade (i...   read

 
 
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The WWII dogfights of War Thunder are headed to PS4

Gaijin Entertainment is bringing its free-to-play massively-multiplayer online game War Thunder to PlayStation 4 this holiday season. There's nothing in the way of screenshots for the expanded release, though we do have a teaser trailer an...   read

 
 
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God Factory: Wingmen is about arcade dogfights in space

Dogfighting games are somewhat of a rarity these days and we are definitely overdue for another one. God Factory: Wingmen is an arcade-style space combat title that scratches a specific itch I've had ever since&nbs...   read

 
 
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Flying high on Luftrausers with Vlambeer

Holmes talks with the ever-charming Rami Ismail of Vlambeer to help those of you with short attention spans learn more about Luftrausers, coming soon to almost all the things (PC, Mac, Linux, PS3, PS Vita). Check out more of Holmes' T...   read

 
 
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Ace Combat: Assault Horizon heading to PC next year

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 Windows for its multi...   read

 
 
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Review: Damage Inc.: Pacific Squadron WWII

In theory, flight simulation games offer fans of the genre accurate flight controls with a diverse array of those amazing aircrafts they love so much, with powerful dogfights and skill helping push along a narrative worthy of their time. Da...   read

 
 
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Kickstart this project unless you hate space combat games

Yep, another Kickstarter. I know, we also got tired of them and that was well before Double Fine Adventure changed the game. As a result, I completely glossed over a few press releases for Starlight Inception, which may have been a mistake...   read

 
 
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Crimson Skies could be next for Weisman after Shadowrun

In a chat with Shacknews, game designer Jordan Weisman spoke about his interest in possibly working on more Crimson Skies once the chaos of Shadowrun being Kickstarted has died down. "I'm hopeful that's another property that I can approach ...   read

 
 
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Microsoft Flight appears on Steam with a DLC bundle

I wouldn't have necessarily expected a game like Microsoft Flight to show up on Steam, but such an arrival does put the free-to-play flight sim in front of a bunch of new gamers, so you can't really argue with those results. There's also a ...   read

 
 
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Review: Birds of Steel

Combat flight simulators, like real-time strategy games, are a resilient breed which has always struggled to find its place on consoles. A mouse and keyboard control scheme is almost always preferred over a gamepad when it comes to fast-pac...   read

 
 
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Review: Microsoft Flight

Though I do desperately hope to one day see a full-on resurgence of aerial combat games, I've never been a die-hard fan of flight sims. I wholeheartedly respect the people who make them and the ensuing audience that appreciates their comple...   read

 
 
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Microsoft Flight is finally out today and it's free!

It seems like everything is jumping on the success free-to-play is bringing these days, and Microsoft's line of flight simulator titles is the next franchise to test the waters. Out today is Microsoft Flight and, as was promised, it's entir...   read

 
 
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World of Warplanes enters global alpha, sign up now

Wargaming.net has kicked off the global alpha for its flight combat MMO World of Warplanes. You can sign up over here, if you're interested, or here for Europe and here for Russia. A word of warning: the application for this alpha has a han...   read

 
 
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There be planes in Combat Wings: The Great Battles of WW2

Yep. Imagine that, another World War II game! This one, however, is an aerial combat title that puts you in the cockpit of some of the most famous planes to have patrolled the skies during the Second World War. Players will have the chance...   read

 
 
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Microsoft Flight will be free starting this spring

Though "simulator" is nowhere to be found in the name, Microsoft Flight -- due out this spring as a free-to-play PC game -- is still very much what it sounds like. Accommodating new players seems to be a focal point, especially given the pr...   read

 
 
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Ace Combat Assault Horizon gets Tekken skins, no idols

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. This time it c...   read

 
 
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Review: Ace Combat: Assault Horizon

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 combat games in...   read

 
 
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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 these are four ...   read

 
 
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Productivity in peril: Glider coming to iOS devices

Growing up in the United States and attending public schools in the 90's pretty much guaranteed you were going to run across a Macintosh computer at some point and there are solid odds that there was a version of John Calhoun's Glider somew...   read

 
 



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