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Warplanes: WW1 Sky Aces

Publisher: 7Levels

  • Price: $9.99
  • Release Date: Dec 11, 2020
  • Number of Players: 1
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  • ESRB Rating: E10+ [Everyone 10+]
  • There have been a variety of dogfighting sims on the Switch, with time frames ranging from the earliest instances of aerial combat on through the future in space. WW1 Sky Aces is on the earlier end of the spectrum, and will challenge you to knock enemy aces, bombers, and even zeppelins out of the sky. In addition, depending on your mission and the role you choose, you’ll be looking to take out ground or sea-based targets as well. The issue that will determine if it’s for you will end up being the dumbed-down controls. For very casual players this may be an ideal introduction to dogfighting, as you’ll just get to fly around and blow everything away without ever necessarily being substantially challenged. With the exception of outright ramming into things you generally feel invulnerable, and once you lock onto an enemy your most typical concern is simply your guns overheating as you burn through their limited armor. You won’t be doing any barrel rolls, flips, or other extreme maneuvers, it’s more just a matter of point, lock, and hold down fire until things blow up. I will mention that there's an option to also include base management aspects into your game but with the lackluster excitement of the combat overall I don't think it is enough to really change the trajectory of the overall review. Anyone who is a fan of the genre would be better served checking another title out, this one is just too basic.

    Justin Nation, Score:
    Fair [6.3]

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