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.
Please send us your impressions and suggestions, help us identify bugs. We want to make your gaming
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
Like my fellow Storm Raiders have mentioned, this is definitely the best and most successful installation of the SkyGamblers franchise (trumping even its' successor: SkyGamblers Cold War).
Combining incredible graphics (by iOS standards), engaging gameplay (with a story campaign, single player missions, multiplayer matches, and freeflight), a large selection of WWII warplane stalwarts (including the Supermarine Spitfire, P51 Mustang, Messerschmitt 109, Mitsubishi Navy Type 0, and many others), the ability to customize your warbirds (change the color of their paint, insert a pic from your camera roll to your planes' cockpit dashboard, and configure your weapons of choice), a full 3D cockpit view (where you can look around freely by holding your finger down on your devices' screen, and then dragging), large 3D worlds to fly around in (where in freeflight mode, there are no invisible boundaries at the edges of the map, allowing you to fly with absolute freedom to wherever you want to go!), and many other great features you should check out!
Sure you have to buy some of the cooler planes via in-apps (I bought all of them btw, it was well worth it!), but some of the others can still pack a punch, can may be unlocked by playing missions and gaining XP.
If you haven't already picked up this awesome game, I highly recommend you do so ASAP!... er... as soon as possible! You'll most likely not be disappointed!
Pay to win, bugs, and anoyances
Pay to win, pay to play. A one star for that. Fix the game it has bugs. At 20% and 10% battery indication all sound ingame goes out and you have to restart the app to get it back. App burns battery life much quicker than GTA San Andreas so fix it I know it's possible. Many complaints on stats of planes. All cockpits are that of bf109 Very unrealistic combat. Horrible physics. A plane can propellor hang while increasing speed. Maximum speed in a dive is that of plane level flight. Flaps act as speed break. No use for any combat maneuvers as they don't work. Speed is your enemy in game. This is opposite to that of ww2. The best planes are pay to use. Ideas- Developers can make acceleration slower and increase how quickly speed drops when climbing vertically. Maybe change the aiming radical to increase survivability of evading a firing solution without a panic turn. Maybe increase speed on dive. Decrease speed drop when flaps are extended to allow room for overshoot maneuvers like barrel rolls, and flat or rolling scissors. All these are well in the scope of the game engine. I would like to see them done.
The problem with this game isn't the game itself. The graphics are great, the flying is loads of fun and the air battles are fantastic. The problem is with the players who can't win without dumping their entire load of missiles at you during a dogfight. It would be great if their were more realistic enthusiasts who are able to fly and fight with guns only, as most of these planes actually had. Don't ever recall missiles used in aerial combat against anything other than ground targets in WWII, and in certain theaters of operation they weren't used at all. Same goes for jet aircraft. There is the ability to create your own game with certain parameters such as "Cannons Only" but most don't seem to understand what that means or simply ignore it in order to frag as many opponents as possible. I doubt that anyone using these weapons would last 1 minute without them.
- 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.
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