Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown full review

Aircraft packing hundreds of missiles, an almost endless supply of bad guys to shoot at, and over the top plot lines. Ace Combat is, in most ways, the antithesis of the serious modern air combat simulator that I normally write about on this blog, however, the series has also captured the imaginations of both the…

Project Wingman is out, featuring some great arcade style fun

As much as Stormbirds.blog is about the serious side of flight simulation and combat flight simulation, sometimes I want to put away the navigation charts, not worry if my INS has aligned properly, or worry if that bandit ahead of me has notched my missile… sometimes I just want to have some fun. Titles like…

Inverted Studio announces Ace Combat inspired DCS: Rising Squall

Calling it the unprecedented experience, a new third party developer is coming to DCS World with DCS: Rising Squall. This is a single player campaign that appears to aim to combine the hardcore simulation nature of DCS World together with a story driven fiction that you might find in Ace Combat. Here’s what we know…

Ace Combat 7 E3 trailer delivers epic anime influenced action

Bandai Namco revealed a new Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown trailer today as part of their E3 2017 reveal. The action may be arcade but the aircraft are absolutely jaw dropping in their visual appeal. Set in an alternate yet familiar version of Earth (the developers call it Strangereal) multiple fictional countries have vied for…