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Blazing Angels is an air combat arcade game putting the player at the command of a fighter squadron in the Second World War. It's a pick-up-and-play type of game, with easy-to-grasp controls and an almost non existent learning curve.

The action covers the most important moments of the WWII, from the Battle for England to the bombing raids over Berlin, but also warps a bit the history to make for some entertaining if fictitious moments (i.e. you get to fly over Normandy on D-Day, save the day at Pearl Harbor, etc). The gameplay is quite varied, with about 18 flyable planes during the SP campaign (fighters, recon planes, dive, torpedo and level bombers) and diverse tasks and locations that prevent the game from being overly repetitive, despite a general dogfighting approach. The basic squadron command system and the specific abilities of the wingmen lend a bit of a tactical flavor to the game.

There are a dozen multiplayer game modes available: solo (Dogfight, Seek and Destroy & Aces High), co-op (Dogfight, Onslaught, Bombing Run, Kamikaze and Historical Missions) and squad-based (Dogfight, Capture the Base, Bombing Run and Kamikaze).


Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Xbox 360 Taking pictures of allied ships before you're ready to go for a reconnaissance.
Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Xbox 360 Helping allied ground troops fight against the infamous Desert Fox.
Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Xbox 360 Protecting your airfield and ships against enemy bombers.
Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Xbox 360 Rotate your right analogue stick to start the engine.

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Alternate Titles

  • "熾焰飛將" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "炽天使:二战空骑兵" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Ангелы Смерти: Асы Второй Мировой" -- Russian spelling

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Critic Reviews

Game Captain Windows Apr 03, 2006 87 out of 100 87 Xbox 360 Apr 06, 2006 84 out of 100 84
Gamigo Wii Apr 26, 2007 7.9 out of 10 79
Games Master PlayStation 3 Apr, 2007 79 out of 100 79
Gamer Within Xbox 360 Apr 18, 2006 7.8 out of 10 78
XBox Front Xbox 360 Mar 31, 2006 76 out of 100 76
Computer Bild Spiele PlayStation 3 May 02, 2007 2.33 out of 6 73
Extreme Gamer Xbox 360 Mar 17, 2006 6.5 out of 10 65 Xbox 360 Apr 26, 2006 64.5 out of 100 64
Game Freaks 365 Windows 2006 5.7 out of 10 57


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