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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 Protecting your airfield and ships against enemy bombers.
Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Xbox 360 During your training mission you'll be test-driving in a WWI plane.
Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Xbox 360 Using rockets against enemy tanks and flak cannons.
Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Xbox 360 Camera is fixed on your back unless you lock on to your target.

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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Game Captain Windows Apr 03, 2006 87 out of 100 87
PC Action Windows May 18, 2006 82 out of 100 82 Xbox 360 Apr 12, 2006 76 out of 100 76
TalkXbox Xbox 360 Apr 20, 2006 7.2 out of 10 72
Official Nintendo Magazine Wii Jan 08, 2008 70 out of 100 70 Xbox 360 May 08, 2006 68 out of 100 68
IGN Xbox Mar 23, 2006 6.8 out of 10 68 PlayStation 3 Apr 05, 2007 13 out of 20 65
Worth Playing PlayStation 3 Jan 30, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65
Diehard GameFan Xbox 360 Apr 17, 2006 3.9 out of 10 39


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