Sky Gamblers: Rise of Glory
by Damien McFerran 20/10/2011
Product: Sky Gamblers: Rise of Glory
Developer: Revo Solutions
Publisher: Namco Bandai Games
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Action, Simulation
Networking: wireless (adhoc), wireless (network)
File size: 46.1MB
While there’s a definite appeal to modern multi-million dollar fighter jets with their advanced technology and sleek lines, the embryonic days of aerial combat possess a unique romance of their own.
World War One fighter pilots were often called the 'knights of the sky', a chivalrous term no doubt inspired by the fact that they were often close enough to exchange words with their foes as they fought to bring their primitive machine guns to bear on their enemies' delicate fuselages.
Sky Gamblers attempts to recreate that glorious – but often fatal – appeal. It’s a 3D air combat simulation that uses both touchscreen and accelerometer control to give a truly impressive replication of what it must have been like to strap yourself into one of these flimsy planes.
The controls take some getting used to, but the effort is worth it as Sky Gamblers provides hours of excellent dog-fighting fun - both in solo and multiplayer form
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