DescriptionWarhawk, a remake of the PSX launch title of the same name, is a multiplayer-only futuristic combat game, in the style of the Battlefield or Tribes series. Combat focuses on up to 32 players piloting Warhawks (the game's Harrier-jet-like aircraft) in large-scale acrobatic dogfights using the motion-sensing features of the SIXAXIS controller. However, at any time, players can park their aircraft and continue the fight on foot (using firearms, grenades, knives and surface-to-air missile launchers) or in a ground-based vehicle (jeeps, tanks and a variety of turrets). Supported game modes at release include classic deathmatch, team deathmatch, capture-the-flag, and a zone-based territory capture mode. Updates are planned through 2008 which include new game modes, maps, vehicle and weapon updates.
The game was meant to include a single-player scenario, but this was eventually scrapped in favour of the multiplayer part. Offline, there is a four way split-screen mode. The game can be downloaded from the PlayStation Store, but there is also a more expensive retail version that includes extra content such as behind-the-scenes developer interviews, and a Jabra BT125 (North America) or Jabra BT135 (Europe) Bluetooth headset.
There are no PlayStation 3 user screenshots for this game.
There are 17 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.
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|Gaming Target||Aug 31, 2007||9.2 out of 10||92|
|Lawrence||Aug 31, 2007||9.1 out of 10||91|
|Worth Playing||Sep 08, 2007||9 out of 10||90|
|Playstation Illustrated||Sep 16, 2007||88 out of 100||88|
|Console Monster||Sep 05, 2007||87 out of 100||87|
|IGN Australia||Sep 02, 2007||8.6 out of 10||86|
|Fragland.net||Sep 05, 2007||84 out of 100||84|
|GameDaily||Aug 31, 2007||8 out of 10||80|
|Boomtown||Sep 07, 2007||7 out of 10||70|
|Extreme Gamer||Sep 14, 2007||7 out of 10||70|
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1001 Video GamesWarhawk appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
- 2007 – #9 Console Game of the Year
- 2007 – #3 PS3 Game of the Year
- 2007 – PS3 Multiplayer Game of the Year
- 2007 – #6 Multiplayer Game of the Year
Related Web Sites
- Warhawk (Official game website)
- Wikipedia: Warhawk (Playstation 3 game) (An article on the game in the open encyclopedia)