Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War Preview - The Next Level

Game Profile

System:
PlayStation 2
Release date:
October 25, 2004
Publisher:
Namco
Developer:
Namco
Players:
1
Genre:
Flight
ESRB:
T

Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War

Namco returns with the 5th entry in its long-running flight franchise.

Preview by Chris Bahn (Email)
August 5th 2004
 

Game Description:

After attempting intercept of an unidentified aircraft, the entire 108th Tactical Fighter Squadron was destroyed. As the base scrambles its defenses and goes on red alert, you and your fellow elite fighter pilots are called up to protect your home nation of Osea.

Ace Combat 5 is set to soar as Namco's fifth installment of the Air Combat/Ace Combat series. Introducing Wingman Command, Ace Combat 5 is the premier air combat game combining ultra-realistic graphics and dog fighting with the sheer excitement of soaring through the air, destroying enemy planes and ground targets. Experience the thrill of commanding a squadron, knowing that their fate is in your hands.

With more than 50 different licensed planes and an intense storyline extending over 30 missions, players will be put to the ultimate test, including air-to-air combat, air-to-ground fighting, air-to-sea assaults, rescue, recon and much more. Incorporating ultra-realistic beautifully rendered in-game graphics and cinematics along with unparalleled game play; Ace Combat 5 goes a step beyond the traditional air combat gaming experience.

One of the exciting new features to the sequel includes Wingman Command, where players can issue directives to their wingmen mid-mission to carry out coordinated group attacks. Additionally, the in-game radio communications with the squadron and enemies adds to the realism and intensity of the dynamic battle sequences.

In the game's premise, it is September 23, 2010 on distant Sand Island, a small island in the Ceres Ocean that divides the two superpowers, Osea and Yuktobania. An entire military base is on red alert--the 108th Tactical Fighter Squadron intercepted an unidentified aircraft and the entire squadron was decimated.

You are a fighter pilot, part of the new squadron that's been called into action to protect your nation of Osea. Now, the story begins to unfold.

Features:

  • Wingman Command. Control your entire squadron in-flight. Issue orders and coordinate group attacks. Your split-second decisions determine mission success or failure.
  • Stunning Graphics. ACE COMBAT 5 redefines realistic graphics in console air combat. Enjoy vividly rendered aircraft, exquisitely detailed environments, real-time weather effects and dynamic lighting. Stunning 3D CG cinematics complement the epic storyline.
  • Dramatic Adventure. An intense storyline with over 30 missions provides hours of non-stop flying action, making ACE COMBAT 5 bigger and better than ever before!
  • Realistic Flying Experience. Over 50 different licensed planes with selectable color schemes give you the freedom to soar to new heights.
  • Unlockable Content. Endless variety with unlockable airplanes and color schemes.
  • Multiple Modes of Play. Master your skills in any of four different gameplay modes, including the immensely popular Story Mode.

Download:
Ace Combat 5 trailer (7.08MB), Windows Media


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