Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders
By Atypical Games
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Apple Design Award 2013 Winner!
Launched as Editor's choice on the AppStore!
Slide To Play - 4 out of 4
AppSpy - 5 out of 5
PocketGamer - Gold Award
Digitally Downloaded - 4.5 out of 5
iReviewT - 10 out of 10
PocketGamer - "Gorgeous to look at and with a control system to suit every taste"
Digitally Downloaded - "a true home console experience to iOS"
Slide To Play - "hits the sweet spot between arcade and sim"
AppSpy - "pairing gorgeous visuals and rock-solid controls"
THIS IS THE ULTIMATE WWII AIR COMBAT GAME! You’ll participate in visceral dogfights, protect
cities and fleets, bomb enemy structures and even fly through tunnels. Everything is set up in accurately
recreated real life locations like Pearl Harbor, Coast of Dover, Midway, Germany and France.
AMAZING QUALITY AND IT’S ONLY ON iOS!
Unparalleled visuals, special effects and audio including: specular masks, bump mapping, atmospheric
scattering, volumetric clouds with realistic lighting, sun glare, day & night transitions, God rays, high
definition textures, 4x anisotropic filtering, High Dynamic Range (HDR) rendering, radial blur, heat haze,
refractive raindrops and more!
Take off and land on landing strips and carriers. You will fly in fully recreated cities with realistic
weather, accurate atmospheric scattering with aerial perspective and highly detailed planes with
HUGE HISTORIC FLEET
Fly highly detailed WWII top aces planes. Watch the progressive damage affecting planes and finally
being shredded into pieces.
HUGE COLLECTION OF ONLINE MODES
Invite your friends to play online! Choose between cooperative and competitive modes: Survival, Last
Man Standing, Free Flight, Free for All, Team Match, Capture the Flag and the new Assault. Use Game
Center head to head with Voice Chat for the ultimate duel experience.
GAME CENTER, AirPlay and iCloud
Since this all takes place on Apple devices, iCloud support has been integrated so players can save
and share progress across devices while AirPlay allows them to use an Apple TV to play the game on a
large display. Climb the Game Center leaderboards, challenge friends and unlock all achievements.
Play Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders on iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad, iPad 2, 3 rd
gen iPad and the new iPad, iPod touch 3, iPod touch 4 and iPod touch 5 for one low price.
Online play requires a Wi-Fi or 3G/4G internet connection.
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experience the best you’ve ever had. Please visit our support site at www.atypicalgames.com/support.
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What's New in Version 1.5.1
- Improved graphics using the "Metal" API
- Reduced memory usage
- Removed Everyplay recording
- Bug fixes
The Best Flight Game on the App Store Gets Even Better
Skygamblers: Storm Raiders has been my favorite entry in the series so far. It debuted after the massively successful Skygamblers: Air Supremacy. At the time, Storm Raiders was the best looking App Store title that was rivaled only by Infinity Blade 2. However, that was back in the era of the iPhone 5. Since the breakthrough of Metal, App Store titles such as Modern Combat 5 and Asphalt 8 have stepped up their game in graphical quality. Now I'm pleased to say that this Skygamblers entry has done the same. With improved textures, lighting, and effects, Skygamblers: Storm Raiders looks better than ever on the newest iOS devices. I hope the same coat of Metal paint is applied to the other three titles in the Skygamblers trilogy. (Everplay has been removed from this game which may disappoint some)
Most excellent props flight combat game
This is the WWII game in the Sky Gamblers series, and is excellent. This is NOT a flight simulator, not an arcade game, but right at the sweet spot in between. The single-players games are fun, but this game really hits its stride in multiplayer games. It's enough like Cold War, Air Supremacy and Rise of Glory (the other games in the Sky Gamblers series) that players of these games will find them intuitive. If you like air combat games, the Sky Gamblers are the best, and Storm Raiders is the best of the series IMO.
The latest update fixes issues this game had playing on lower-end devices running iOS8 - it now runs great again on my iPad 2. The graphics have changed as well - some new visual glitches, but at least on my machine they're improved overall for sure.
Liking this game
The game itself is quite good, with acceptable graphics for a mobile device game and a large selection of detailed aircraft, combined with a ton of game-modes to enjoy. A few complaints: although there are several control schemes available, they all seem to trade some good aspect in exchange for another; i.e. the ability to perform a canopy roll in exchange for more difficult aircraft control. Additionally, the game does crash frequently, often failing to save progress in missions when it does so. However, this IS one of the most detailed and content-packed airplane games out there, with almost all of the aircraft available for free, and no shortage of fun things to do. If you can handle the minor annoyances I mentioned, then you will definitely appreciate this game.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Jan 15, 2015
- Version: 1.5.1
- Size: 579 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Seller: ATYPICAL GAMES LLC
- © 2012 Revo Solutions s.r.l.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
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