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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 Using rockets against enemy tanks and flak cannons.
Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Windows Take out the German bombers before they reach the bridge.
Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Xbox 360 Flying over Dunkirk in a default formation.
Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Xbox 360 Opening cinematic - US bombers approaching their target.

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Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Screenshot
Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Screenshot
Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Screenshot
Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Screenshot

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

games xtreme Xbox 360 May 08, 2006 8.4 out of 10 84
Cheat Code Central Windows Mar 28, 2006 3.9 out of 5 78 Windows Apr 12, 2006 76 out of 100 76
Game Captain PlayStation 3 Apr 11, 2007 68 out of 100 68
IGN Windows Mar 27, 2006 6.8 out of 10 68 Windows Mar 30, 2006 13 out of 20 65
GamePro (US) PlayStation 3 Jan 02, 2007 3 out of 5 60
GameSpy Xbox 360 Mar 29, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
The Video Game Critic PlayStation 3 Jan 31, 2007 C+ 58
GameSpy Wii Apr 11, 2007 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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