Over G Fighters Xbox 360

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  • Summary: In Over G Fighters, a terrorist organization threatens the world's peace and security as players take to the skies in a united world air force. Players command more than 30 of the most powerful jet fighters ever conceived and battle for air superiority in massive dogfights in the skies aboveIn Over G Fighters, a terrorist organization threatens the world's peace and security as players take to the skies in a united world air force. Players command more than 30 of the most powerful jet fighters ever conceived and battle for air superiority in massive dogfights in the skies above Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. Players combat enemies in the air and on the ground with challenging and dangerous strike missions against well defended targets deep in the heart of hostile territory. Fly the world's most powerful fighters: Fly every modern jet fighter in the Western arsenal including the F-22A Raptor, the US air superiority fighter of the 21st century. Face more than 90 Western and former Soviet enemies and get in the cockpit of the F-15E Strike Eagle, F-16C Fighting Falcon, F/A-18C Hornet, Su-27 Flanker, MiG-29A Fulcrum, and F-117A Nighthawk. Attempt more than 80 intense missions in a modern-day global conflict: Players take the fight to the enemy in aerial battles all over the world and face massive, challenging missions with interlocking sub-missions. After successfully completing the sub-missions, players will attack the most challenging primary mission objective. [Ubisoft] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 36
  2. Negative: 15 out of 36
  1. It looks and plays fantastically well and recalls the days when flight sims were something fun and accessible as well as requiring intelligence.
  2. Being a modern military aircraft lover, I can easily look over the sketchy graphics, the odd interfaces, and the brief missions and just enjoy the impressive lineup of birds. While it’s still hard to justify paying sixty bucks to fly a MiG, Eagle, or Raptor, this is as close as most of us will get to the real deals.
  3. The planes look pretty and they fly with precise controls and accurate physics, but that’s about all you can say nice about Over G.
  4. Over G Fighters manages to get into the sky, but fails to put on a memorable show.
  5. If you're in the market for a proper jet-fighter game, I'd recommend hunting down a proper PC simulation. I remember EF-2000 from about 1998 being about 1998 times better than this. And if you want an arcadey dogfighter, try "Crimson Skies" for Xbox 1 instead.
  6. A good example of why realism in games isn't necessarily the best outcome.
  7. Other than plenty of cockpit bleeps and bloops, the sound is also lackluster. Bad, generic metal loops dominate the soundtrack, making you actually wish Kenny Loggins was back on the scene.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 28
  2. Negative: 9 out of 28
  1. Jun 7, 2017
    10
    I've never come across so many lazy gamers and critics in any one industry. This is NOT an arcade game, it is not meant to hand you all theI've never come across so many lazy gamers and critics in any one industry. This is NOT an arcade game, it is not meant to hand you all the flight levels on a plate. Once you've completed all the mission modes it's only the beginning of a very long process of learning all the flight mission assessment and tricks. If anyone thinks their that good take off from the main base head to the carrier heading 270 from the single player mission mode land on the carrier and take off do a circuit 20 times take off and land on the carrier without crashing. There's only one guy out there i know who can do it and I'm not sure even if he is cheating, on auto pilot non manual controls. This is the best video game ever period, the developers where years ahead of their time 12 years ago. This is the best flight simulator console game ever as well. If you cant fly this system you know the reason why. There's no need to run the game down. I've got 13 hours training UK GB and I fly this game on air-shows at the white/hotel base with retired pilots from the USAF & USMC USA. If you cant handle the game it's because of your limitations NOT because the game is rubbish or bad. I use a 50 inch LCD screen 1080 high colour TV, I sit about 5 feet away in a swivel chair. Cato9007 Expand
  2. CraigL.
    Jul 14, 2006
    9
    This game is as it says on the tin. a wonderful flight sim that surpasses everything else in its class on the 360. missle dodging is hard butThis game is as it says on the tin. a wonderful flight sim that surpasses everything else in its class on the 360. missle dodging is hard but what do you expect from a simulator? brilliant graphics and handling is great on most aircraft. Expand
  3. SONIC6877
    Apr 26, 2007
    9
    In life, I am a pilot and I must say the reviews of this game by critics is surprising and contradicting in some cases. Yes this game has a In life, I am a pilot and I must say the reviews of this game by critics is surprising and contradicting in some cases. Yes this game has a steep learning curb but then again, flying in life is that way as well. Could any of you critics jump right into a real F-16 and not make the same mistakes or worse? I would agree that the graphics could be better and they could fix some of the glitches but the game overall is a good one and plays well for someone who wants a more "realistic" setting than a "gamey" setting and has the patience to learn to fly these jets. Till you see a better fighter combat game for the 360 you should stop throwing stones. Expand
  4. MarcusB.
    Aug 18, 2006
    7
    The grapgics are AWESOME, as well as the playability. The only complaint I have is the flight ceiling. In other words you cannot to a forward The grapgics are AWESOME, as well as the playability. The only complaint I have is the flight ceiling. In other words you cannot to a forward flip just like the predessor for the regular xbox. Expand
  5. DanielA.
    Jul 4, 2006
    6
    I tried very hard to hate this game. The $65CDN price tag raises expectations of a highly polished game. This was not it. A rough interface I tried very hard to hate this game. The $65CDN price tag raises expectations of a highly polished game. This was not it. A rough interface and poorly translated instructions made for a poor first impresssion. As i learned the game, I steadily grew more addicted. The lacklustre campaigns became more challenging forcing me to consider the diverse arsenal at my disposal. The graphics are ok, but the low res textures do not scream next generation gaming. I also expect the ground textures to mip up so I have a better visual idea of my altitude when attempting low altitude maneuvers. Once I went online i realized I was hooked the Arena multiplayer sessions are quite enjoyable but the lobby system is grossly underdeveloped. You cannot have a rematch as you are kicked back to the mode select screen after each match. If people keep playing this online it will be great game. Undoubtedly the online population will diminish rapidly. A great buy when it goes on sale or if you can find it used. But for 70 bux after tax, ...meh. Expand
  6. JoshuaRooney
    May 30, 2008
    2
    I'm giving this a 2 because it isn't so bad that it deserves a 0, but I would suggest renting it first, that way, you won'tI'm giving this a 2 because it isn't so bad that it deserves a 0, but I would suggest renting it first, that way, you won't have spent over £30 buying it, then finding out that you don't like it, but if you are going to sell it, don't get too excited, you'll probably only make £10. Expand
  7. BrettS.
    Jul 25, 2006
    0
    This has to be, to date, the worst game for the revelutionary gaming system xbox 360. Missions are short, and repetitive, no real thought or This has to be, to date, the worst game for the revelutionary gaming system xbox 360. Missions are short, and repetitive, no real thought or talent involved when shooting targets. Graphics are horriable! Online is a bit more fun, but definately not worth the sticker price or rental price. I could go on about how bad this game is, but instead i'll summarize it in two words, it sucks! Expand

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