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MetalStorm: Aces
by Harry Slater 3/7/2013
Product: MetalStorm: Aces
Publisher: Z2
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Multiplayer, Shooter
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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There's always something exhilarating about airborne combat. Dogfight simulators done right can create the perfect mix between the tension of the chase and the satisfaction of the kill.

And while MetalStorm: Aces doesn't quite get everything right, the relief you feel as your missiles crash into the side of your opponent and he explodes in a shower of flaming metallic chunks is almost palpable.

There are struggles on the way to that relief, and the simplification of the controls might leave flight sim fans a little bored, but if you're looking for a solid arcade blaster you could do much worse. ...
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A simple and entertaining airborne blaster, MetalStorm: Aces isn't revolutionary, but it's pretty enjoyable
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 7
Value: 8
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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