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After Burner Climax
Shot down over the Pacific
by Mark Brown 7/2/2013
Product: After Burner Climax
Developer: Fishing Cactus
Publisher: Sega
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Arcade, Shooter
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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I don't think Sega's arcade games are very realistic.

Crazy Taxi is not much like being a cabby in San Francisco, and driving like you do in OutRun would get you arrested. Virtua Cop, on other hand, is only a halfway accurate representation of proper police conduct.

So it's not surprising that After Burner Climax is probably not the most realistic take on jet fighters. You probably can't barrel-roll a Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet by snapping an analogue stick from side to side, and I don't think they come with infinite missiles, either. ...
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After Burner Climax is appropriately named. It's an excitement that just doesn't last long
Audio/visual: 5
Gameplay: 6
Value: 5
Innovation: 4
Overall: 5
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