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Ultimate Air Combat (NES)

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Description

The dictator, General Don Gwano, has attacked his neighboring countries with his army and navy. To stop the dictator, Admiral Cliff Stormdrane suggests using the best pilot to make lightning strikes on Don Gwano's forces.

The game features 3 different flyable planes; FA-18 Hornet, AV-8 Harrier, and the F-14 Tomcat. The game features several types of missiles and bombs for the planes to use, including the harpoon, ASRAAM, rockeye, sea eagle, and maverick

Ultimate Air Combat has 36 different missions, then one last final mission. Each mission is grouped into two parts. The first part uses a cockpit view where the player must shoot down three planes before either running out of fuel or getting shot down by enemy planes. After that, the second half of the mission uses an isometric view where the player must destroy enemy forces and installations.

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Ultimate Air Combat NES Mission select screen
Ultimate Air Combat NES The mission begins
Ultimate Air Combat NES Cockpit view
Ultimate Air Combat NES A different viewpoint offering a different type of gameplay

Alternate Titles

  • "Aces: Iron Eagle III" -- Japanese NES title

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GamePro (US) Jan, 1992 5 out of 5 100

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Alaka (30466) added Ultimate Air Combat (NES) on Jul 20, 2008