Strike Wing: Raptor Rising
By Crescent Moon Games
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Strike Wing is a single player space combat simulator for iOS that combines sharp controls, beautiful graphics, adaptable missions and a new game expansion system to create an unique space combat experience for mobile devices.
= BEAUTIFUL GRAPHICS =
Fly beautifully designed ships in asteroid fields, around planetary orbits or in deep space. Experience a colorful and vibrant representation of space on your mobile device.
= FLUID CONTROLS =
Play with the accelerometer or with the on-screen virtual stick. Learn each ship’s flight characteristics and master them individually.
= STORY MODE =
Join the elite black ops squadron DSO-01 aboard the CDS Raptor as it investigates the Sirius Incident in the first episode of Strike Wing's saga.
= CHALLENGE MODE =
Finished the story mode? Continue playing in challenge mode in a series of missions that change to fit your playstyle and will always challenge your skills.
= WIDE ARRAY OF SHIPS =
Choose from super-fast and nimble fighters to heavy torpedo bombers, each with their own strengths, weaknesses and style of play. Progress through the levels to gain access to more ships and features!
= ADAPTABLE MISSIONS =
Missions adapt to your style of play, to your skill and ship choice to give you a consistent challenge every time you play. Need an extra challenge? You can make each mission more difficult at a flip of a switch and reap better rewards.
= EXTENSIBLE EXPERIENCE =
Strike Wing is designed to be extended via free content updates while being mindful of your mobile data charges. Get more missions, ships, and features via the expansion system at the touch of a button.
= iCLOUD SUPPORT =
Sync your profile across multiple devices using iCloud.
= GAMECENTER READY =
Compete in leaderboards, earn achievements and brag to your friends via the integrated Game Center features.
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What's New in Version 1.4
Welcome to the largest update for Strike Wing yet, featuring lots new content, gameplay tweaks and bug fixes.
= EPISODE 2 IS HERE =
Find out more about the story in the second episode of the campaign with new characters, missions, game-play and enemies!
= NEW ENEMIES =
The alien invasion force is here. Fast and extremely deadly at close range, the alien fighters pose a challenge to even the most experienced pilots.
= THREE ADVANCED NEW SHIPS =
Fly three very fast fighters using alien technology. Use the A1 Cobra or A2 Mamba , which are extremely deadly at close range, or saddle up in the ultimate High Guard hybrid technology ship, the AS1 Raptor.
= FIVE CHALLENGE MISSIONS =
Five new and difficult challenge missions featuring new enemies, ships and objectives centered around the High Guard and the mysterious aliens!
= OVER 20 NEW CHALLENGES AND ACHIEVEMENTS =
Are you an expert pilot or just craving for that achievement collection fix? This update brings you lots of new achievements to unlock, 5 leader-boards to compete into, and more game challenges to conquer. All tailored for the new content added into the game.
= OTHER FIXES AND IMPROVEMENTS =
* Improved text size and readability for HUD and Story text
* Added time-stamp info for all story missions so you can track the timeline easier as the story unfolds
* Fixed stability and visual problems in Operation Lifeblood
* Improved performance in locations with large star-bases (Rogue Squadron, Aces High)
* Fixed formatted text issues
* More miscellaneous fixes
ALL NEW CONTENT IS AVAILABLE FOR FREE TO EXISTING CUSTOMERS
This is the pocket Wing Commander / X-Wing / Freespace / TIE Fighter game I wanted. Controls and enemy physics feel right, with enough inertia to seem like a space game but arcadey enough that you still have control over your ship. Touch and tilt controls are equally effective, depending on your dexterity and situation. The new mission modes provide the story structure that isn't strictly needed but make this feel more complete than the earlier versions of the game. It has in app purchases, but they're all optional, there are no nags, and extra purchases are not needed to progress and have fun. The developer has a bunch of tutorial videos and seems to understand what made the old space sims from the 1990s work well. The only thing that really bugs me? The tiny fonts are hard to read on the iPhone and should be changed (though they look great on the iPad).
Not recommended game, POOR
The targeting system doesn't work at some time during the game. It took a lot of time to destroy one ship. Doesn't recognize the ship you purchased.
Enemies fly through asteroids, you cannot. Backgrounds art is crude and not very attractive. Controls are boring. Bad story line. Etc, etc, etc.
- Category: Games
- Updated: May 20, 2015
- Version: 1.4
- Size: 49.1 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Crescent Moon Games LLC
- © 2013 Crescent Moon Games
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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