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Aces of the Luftwaffe
Flying low
by Jon Mundy 27/2/2013
Product: Aces of the Luftwaffe
Publisher: HandyGames
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Action
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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The Battle of Britain has passed into history as a textbook example of a backs-to-the wall victory against overwhelming odds.

However, we doubt those odds involved a single heavily armed fighter plane - with the occasional help of two wing-men - going up against the might of the entire German airforce.

But then, video games are known for taking liberties, and Aces of the Luftwaffe uses this exaggeration to form a competent if unspectacular 2D shoot-'em-up for iOS.

Carrying the fight

The setting might be the green fields of Great Britain, the English Channel, and the war-torn European mainland, but Aces of the Luftwaffe's core gameplay could have been set in outer space 2,000 years into the future. ...
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Summary
A competent and challenging 2D shoot-'em-up that fails to add anything of note to the genre
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 6
Gameplay: 5
Value: 6
Innovation: 4
Overall: 5
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