High Realism - Legendary planes, iconic buildings, environments, full customizable aircrafts, localized damage on aircraft * Use Contrails, clouds and the sun to hide and evade enemies on your tail, to dive bomb attack and to predict the enemy's next move * Ace Kill - focus to blast your enemy with one shot * Intense, arcade-style gameplay that keeps you on the edge of your seat
Bottom line: if you liked Secret Weapons over Europe, Heroes of the Pacific, and Blazing Angels - then you'll like this game. It's more of the same - i.e. shoot down enough bombers before they make the red graph on the upper right hand side fill up. Here are the drawbacks: (1) some slowdown during the more intense battle sequences, (2) inability to customize aircraft - I really liked that feature from Blazing Angels 2, and (3) there are no wingmen to speak of - no one is coming to bail you out if an enemy..
To be fair, I haven't touched the single player yet, so this is strictly for multiplayer. I am ALWAYS up for a good dogfight. I had deep hopes that this game would offer more than the standard "fly in big loops until you line up a target play. Boy, does this deliver! Very tight controls mean that you can truly utilize your flying skills and the abilities of your aircraft in order to capture what it must have been like to blast at enemies in the air using these WW11 craft. Responsive, intense, fun modes (by ..