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  • Summary: Strap yourself into the cockpit of some of the worlds most formidable fighter planes and skim through the clouds embarking on daring aerial stunts and nerve-shredding tactical dogfights.

    In Ace Combat 7, you take on the role of an Ace an elite fighter pilot tasked with patrolling the
    Strap yourself into the cockpit of some of the worlds most formidable fighter planes and skim through the clouds embarking on daring aerial stunts and nerve-shredding tactical dogfights.

    In Ace Combat 7, you take on the role of an Ace an elite fighter pilot tasked with patrolling the most open and intimidating space on Earth: the sky. Choose from an array of authentic modern and futurist aircraft and load them up with an arsenal of cutting-edge super weapons as unfolding events drive you into ever more dangerous aerial face-offs.

    PlayStation VR support will allow you to actually climb inside the cockpit with a series of exclusive features that create a new level of death-defying immersion.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 56 out of 69
  2. Negative: 0 out of 69
  1. Jan 23, 2019
    95
    A fantastic campaign mode, a VR mode so great that it should go down in history, and so many other aspects make Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown an incredible package. However, it helps to be familiar with the series in order to savor its greatness.
  2. Jan 21, 2019
    90
    Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown finally fulfills the expectations of those players from my generation who loved Ace Combat 04 and 5, bringing the series back to its roots in a masterful way. While there are a few relevant innovations, the good folks at Project Aces kept their eyes and ears open and listened to the fans of the franchise who wanted to return to Strangereal and to the Ace Combat that we know and love.
  3. Jan 17, 2019
    87
    Neither newcomers nor long time Ace Combat fans will be disappointed by Skies Unknown.
  4. Jan 17, 2019
    80
    Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown is a top entry in the long-running series that sees a return to the PS2 glory days. The war opera story is enjoyably charming, despite a rather flat cast of characters, while the gameplay is, crucially, as dramatic and slick as it's ever been. Online multiplayer and PSVR are both implemented well, and serve as great companion pieces to the main campaign. Whether you’re a diehard fan or coming to this game fresh, Skies Unknown is a joy, and a series highlight.
  5. Mar 24, 2019
    80
    Quotation forthcoming.
  6. Jan 21, 2019
    80
    Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown is a fantastic return to form that benefits from modern console hardware, making a more dynamic air combat experience. The story, told from different perspectives on both sides of the war, has a tendency to be too serious and overwrought to the point of hilarity but I always give it a pass because it’s so endearing.
  7. Jan 17, 2019
    60
    Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown is a solid experience for fighter plane enthusiasts, but it plays things too safe. Sticking to a tried-and-tested formula that has ensured the series' success and continuation for nearly 25 years is a sound strategy, but it lacks in innovation and any new exciting creative direction.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 61 out of 91
  2. Negative: 11 out of 91
  1. Jan 17, 2020
    10
    In my opinion, this is the best airborne battle game I've ever played. So much effort was put into this and it is unbelievable to find a gameIn my opinion, this is the best airborne battle game I've ever played. So much effort was put into this and it is unbelievable to find a game as amazing as this. Everything about this game is great and I just love playing it. Expand
  2. Jan 22, 2019
    10
    Classic Ace Combat game with flawless mechanics:

    https://getyarn.io/yarn-clip/421e2c0f-6e9e-4620-8cf4-23dbd9f63e44
  3. Jan 18, 2019
    10
    This is the game that all fans were waiting for a whooping 12 years. This is a piece of an art, polished to a highest degree. The team behindThis is the game that all fans were waiting for a whooping 12 years. This is a piece of an art, polished to a highest degree. The team behind this are professionals and their passion for the airplanes is absolute. Visuals and soundtrack will completely blow you away.
    Gameplay has a great value of replayability without getting you bored.
    Don't buy this solely for VR, enjoy the story instead.
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  4. Oct 15, 2019
    9
    Отличная игра. Да аркада, но это + т.к. если будет управление как в симуляторе, то будет очень сложно новичкам. Много истребителей, можноОтличная игра. Да аркада, но это + т.к. если будет управление как в симуляторе, то будет очень сложно новичкам. Много истребителей, можно докупать оружие. Деньги дают за выполнение миссий в кампании. Из минусов (если конечно можно это отнести к минусу) - забуксовал на 4 миссии, никак не могу пройти её. пробовал на f-16 и mirage 2000, ну никак.... Expand
  5. Feb 17, 2020
    8
    Como fã da franquia Ace Combat, posso admitir que Ace Combat 7 é um belo presente para aqueles que amam a franquia. Ao contrário dos jogosComo fã da franquia Ace Combat, posso admitir que Ace Combat 7 é um belo presente para aqueles que amam a franquia. Ao contrário dos jogos mais recentes (um pouco ignorados), como o AC 6 e AC Horizon Assault, AC 7 mantêm o mesma fama que um de seus antecessores, AC 4 e 5, com uma história interessantes e personagens bem "curiosos"...
    As mecânicas dos Caças estão um pouco mais dificeis, porém bem firmes e consistentes, oferecendo um desafio a mais durante as missões.
    A história é um pouco confusa e, em alguns aspectos, sem sentido. Mas mesmo assim, levando ao jogador (e ao fã) a mesma "pegada" do mundo conturbado de Strangereal.
    A única coisa que me deixou decepcionado de certa forma foi o multiplayer... As partidas são curtas e o Matchmaking não é balanceado. Ou seja, se você for iniciante, irá sofre bastante jogando com oponentes muito mais experientes.. porém, isso não impede a você aproveitar ao máximo a campanha principal, que te dá a opção de reiniciar a história várias vezes, em níveis diferentes e com desafios a cumprir, com direito a vários colecionáveis, como skins e novos aviões.
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  6. May 31, 2021
    7
    It's...it's Ace Combat, which is a refreshing return-to-form after the trash of Infinity, Assault Horizon, and 6.

    But...we've seen it all
    It's...it's Ace Combat, which is a refreshing return-to-form after the trash of Infinity, Assault Horizon, and 6.

    But...we've seen it all before, quite literally. AC7 is a rehash of every major threat and location from previous games, with a ho-hum story to see you through. AC4 and 5 remain the highlights of the series.

    Also, extremely disappointing: they went with a different composer, and the music most definitely does not sound like Ace Combat. Major downer.
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  7. Feb 12, 2020
    0
    This is one of the most unfunctional games I have ever played. You cant lock on to the enemies that you want ro lock on to. THE LOCK ON IS RNGThis is one of the most unfunctional games I have ever played. You cant lock on to the enemies that you want ro lock on to. THE LOCK ON IS RNG BASED. THE. LOCK ON. IS. RNG. Unplayable. Expand

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