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  • Summary: [Xbox Live Arcade] The classic arcade game After Burner has now returned for a new generation of gamers. After Burner Climax is fast and frantic action, putting you in the cockpit of the world’s fastest fighter plane. Dodge planes, rockets and bullets while trying to target multiple[Xbox Live Arcade] The classic arcade game After Burner has now returned for a new generation of gamers. After Burner Climax is fast and frantic action, putting you in the cockpit of the world’s fastest fighter plane. Dodge planes, rockets and bullets while trying to target multiple on-screen enemy aircraft. Built for all skill levels, everyone will be able to take to the air and blaze through a branching storyline and over 20 stages. Unlock achievements along the way to unlock exclusive Avatar Awards using your experience and expertise. [Sega] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 31
  2. Negative: 1 out of 31
  1. 100
    Play and enjoy After Burner Climax for what it is: a thrill ride.
  2. After Burner Climax is pure arcade. Pure fun concentrated in a game in which time goes much faster.
  3. It is one of the most fun experiences in the services it was released and at the same time enhances the value of the same, offering tremendous value for the money invested.
  4. After Burner Climax's a very interesting title, with an outstanding graphic engine and an intense gameplay-style that arcade lovers will appreciate. Its lifespan is shorter than expected, but it's worth the money if you're looking for some quick fun. It deserves the try.
  5. Afterburner Climax is a great, and reasonably priced way to play the arcade game in the comfort of your own home, but it's a remarkably simple game that will leave some people wanting a lot more.
  6. After Burner Climax is an old-school arcade game. Your motivation is high scoring only, and that‘s it. Playing through all levels takes you about 30 to 40 minutes, so don‘t expect too much.
  7. The problem with playing an oldie like After Burner nowadays is its depth: There's hardly any to be found.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 1 out of 4
  1. kihp
    Apr 22, 2010
    10
    This is the classic Sega that I love -- bold, bright, 60fps addictive action. Love it.
  2. DavidD.
    Apr 22, 2010
    10
    ABC is so amazing!
  3. Aug 25, 2011
    9
    If you were a fan of past After Burner games then this one if for you. Its fast past arcade style flying at its finest. Those looking for aIf you were a fan of past After Burner games then this one if for you. Its fast past arcade style flying at its finest. Those looking for a serious flight sim, or something like Ace Combat may want to look elsewhere. Sure the game is short, but its highly replayable and just darn fun. Expand
  4. Mar 22, 2012
    3
    Terrible game, ok is same that Raiden, but Raiden is better, and After Burner Climax is a game that don't have any new, and is not funny. Is aTerrible game, ok is same that Raiden, but Raiden is better, and After Burner Climax is a game that don't have any new, and is not funny. Is a big deception that much titles of this genre are same. Collapse