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Description

Aces of the Galaxy is a third-person, futuristic space shooter where the player needs to take on the entire Skurgian armada with a single craft after stealing it from them. The game is very hectic as various waves of enemies are sent in at the same time. Movement is not completely free, following the direction of the camera, but the player is able to influence the direction by moving towards the side of the screen or by performing barrel rolls.

There are different ships to choose from, all equipped with a chaingun and torpedoes. The torpedoes need some time to recharge but by holding a button they can be linked to target multiple enemies. Power-ups increase firepower, repair the ship or unlock the mission select screen at the end of the level. The game consists of main nine missions, but by picking up the warp power-up during the game there are three different environments to choose from. Larger enemies are highlighted red, the player can build up a bar to trigger temporal shift that slows down time, and there is button to scan for invisible enemies that usually grant a large amount of points.

There are three difficulty levels and various achievements to unlock.

Screenshots

Aces of the Galaxy Windows Barely dodging an incoming laser.
Aces of the Galaxy Windows Navigating the asteroid field with a different ship.
Aces of the Galaxy Windows Loading screen of the first mission
Aces of the Galaxy Windows Overview of the different available power-ups

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Critic Reviews

Console Monster Xbox 360 Jun, 2008 83 out of 100 83
Wonderwallweb.com Xbox 360 Jun 18, 2008 8.3 out of 10 83
Game Vortex Xbox 360 Jun, 2008 82 out of 100 82
TeamXbox Xbox 360 Jun 05, 2008 8 out of 10 80
MS Xbox World Xbox 360 Jun 17, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Thunderbolt Games Xbox 360 Jun 28, 2008 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Xbox 360 Jun 12, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Game Chronicles Xbox 360 Jun 19, 2008 6.9 out of 10 69
Planet Xbox 360 Xbox 360 Jun 11, 2008 6.3 out of 10 63
UOL Jogos Xbox 360 Jun 10, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Development

The game was originally conceptualized under the name Space Opera. In its early stages, it was conceived as a mix between the shooter it is now, and a rhythm game.

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