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Blazing Angels Squadrons of WWII for the consoles is a flight simulation and combat game which allows players to fly a variety of planes. The game is unique because it mixes flight combat with storyline and characters. The PS3 version has a two extra missions, 10 new planes and an exclusive multiplayer mode. These new features are due to the late release of the PS3 version.
In this game, players assume the role of an American fighter pilot. The missions include combat in many great battles of WWII like the Battle of Britain, Pearl Harbour, Battle of Midway and Berlin Battle. The players have to complete various mission objectives like destroying enemy convoys and bases, defending their own bases from enemy attacks and also bombing critical enemy installations.
The controls are also smooth. Players have to use the analog sticks to roll, pitch, yaw and accelerate the plane. The player also have three supportive aircraft backing them. The first who is called Joe repairs the players plane mid flight. A guy called Tom is skilled at taunting enemies and bring them on him to give some space to the player. Another guy called Frank is a ace who can shoot down enemy aircraft within few minutes.
A multiplayer feature called Adversarial which is exclusive to the PS3 version, allows player led teams to destroy each others bases. Overall this game is a good buy if you like flight combat game. Remember this is not a flight simulation game so you do not have to learn everything from the start.
In Blazing Angels Squadrons of WWII, players test their air-combat skills as they experience the most famous battles of World War II. As a squadron leader, players can fly up to 38 WWII aircraft in both single-player and multiplayer missions. The game features squadron-based combat, in which each artificial intelligence wingman's specialized skill can be used to the pilot's advantage. During the course of the 18-mission campaign, players will evolve along with their wingmen into an ace fighting force. The heroic storyline that follows the evolution of a single squadron and the cinematic presentation create moments reminiscent of classic World War II movies. Pilots fly in close to Germany's industrial terrain during a bombing raid or emerge from the fog and cloud cover over London to engage the enemy.