Sid Meier's Ace Patrol
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Battle to Rule the Skies!
The skies over Europe are a dangerous place, where ace pilots lead their squadrons to glorious victory or crushing defeat! Take control of dozens of the most famous fighter planes of WWI and head into the dogfight. Roll, slip, and loop to get the drop on enemy aces. Upgrade your fighters over the course of your campaign and promote your best pilots so they learn new skills to give them an edge in battle. Can you change the tide of the war? Or will you go down in flames to an enemy ace?
•Advance from Aviator to Ace in over 120 missions using 30 authentic aircraft
•Earn promotions, equipment upgrades and advanced maneuvers like rolls, loops and slips
•Unlock new Aces with special skill sets to expand your gameplay options
•Tilt and motion camera controls offer an immersive 3D strategy experience
•Single Player campaign & Multiplayer missions with leaderboards through Game Center
для детей старше 12 лет
What's New in Version 1.4
• Over 60 NEW missions spanning four nations (50% more content added to the game!)
• New missions include things like:
o Flying bombers and recon planes
o Taking on a squadron of fighters, solo
o Shooting down heavily protected key targets
• General enhancements to improve playability
The epitome of bad microtransaction games
If you have a bottomless checking account, this is the game for you
It started out all too well; a promising turn based game with WWI aircraft. Select your pilots, upgrade them with bonuses and new aircraft. The first few levels were fun, so I decided to continue and finish the current campaign, thinking $4.98 for the nation packs would be value for the content received. How wrong I was.
As others have said, the difficulty level spikes almost immediately after the unlock point. The game becomes frustrating and no matter what difficulty level you play on, you will lose pilots and lose them frequently, it's unavoidable. If there was a way to recruit new pilots to replace injured ones, this would be less of an issue, however the only way to heal your pilots is through a $0.99 cent in-app purchase. In other words, users have to pay in order to continue the game that they rightfully purchased.
This kind of behavior sickens me; insidious microtransactions and in-app purchases are forced on a user to continue to play the game in order to make money for the developer. It is equivalent to highway robbery; and I urge all users to stay away from this game at all costs.
Worth only the $.99 British pack
I really doubt how much time did Sid spend on this game. It has very good ideas, but obviously also very great potential to improve. Now it looks kind of unfinished, because the missions are repeating at some considerable rate, if not too often. Enemy types are limited, the only enemy whose shot-down gave me great great excitement was the Ace, btw, be really careful with him! I did not finish all the packs but I think the other packs are basically just repeating the British pack. So after the trial,if you like it, just pay 2K 1buck, unless you are so crazy to collect all the different paintings of planes. But note this: since this game has no save/load option(only one autosave record!! Anti-perfectionists mechanism), actually you can only collect them in your brain. So...unless you're really so crazy, don't pay 2K more than 1buck. Oh this is my first review, I'm a lazy man. 2K, you forced me to do so!
Great, but not perfect, game.
This is a turn based game that plays like a real-time simulation. Excellent game concept. To really experience the full game you need to buy all of the campaigns (Pilots from different countries). There are significant differences in aircraft and the corresponding tactics. Even with this, the game is worth buying. I would have preferred to buy everything up front, but this approach allows you to see if you like the game before spending more.
I detest the IAP healing option for one dollar. Not needed and pure greed. The other IAP all expand the game; the total is a reasonable price for the game you get. Also, I hate the advertisements, even if they are infrequent. One star off for that crass commercialism.
The game has a few bugs that cause some mission crashes but they aren't too frequent.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Jul 25, 2013
- Version: 1.4
- Size: 125 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
- Seller: 2K Games
- © 2K Games
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini Wi-Fi, iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini with Retina display, and iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Top In-App Purchases
- British Pack$0.99
- Nations Triple-Pack$3.99
- Diplomatic Mission$0.99
- Regimental Aid Post$0.99
- Ambulance Corps$0.99
- Field Hospital$0.99
- Aces Superpack$4.99
- American Pack$1.99
- German Pack$1.99
- Edward Mannock$0.99