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Battle Engine Aquila (Windows)

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Description

In the future, on the planet Allium, the situation has become desperate. This world has suffered from global warming, causing the polar ice caps to melt. The rising sea has resulted in the amount habitable land to decrease dramatically. All that is left are island chains, making land the most valuable resource on the planet. The entire population must survive and compete over these islands.

Currently, there are two distinct civilizations on Allium, settled into an uneasy cease-fire. There are the scientifically advanced Forseti and the aggressive Muspell. The Forseti have recently developed the most advanced combat vehicle in existence, the Battle Engine Aquila. The Aquila is both a four-legged mechanized tank and a combat jet, it is capable of switching modes at will. Players take the role of Hawk Winter, a Forseti cargo loader operator who has been conscripted because of his piloting skills.

Battle Engine Aquila is a mechanized shooter taking place in a larger battlefield. The player plays only a single, yet important, role in a larger war effort. A large part of the gameplay consists of supporting and being supported by the allied forces. Players will have to fight navel, air, and ground forces in both modes of their battle engine.

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Battle Engine Aquila Windows Internal view
Battle Engine Aquila Windows External view
Battle Engine Aquila Windows Loading
Battle Engine Aquila Windows Menu

Alternate Titles

  • "战斗机器Aquila" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Боевая машина Акилла" -- Russian spelling

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The Press Says

Game Captain Apr 21, 2004 75 out of 100 75
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Aug 05, 2003 75 out of 100 75
PC Action Mar 01, 2004 72 out of 100 72
GameStar (Germany) Mar, 2004 68 out of 100 68
Strategy Informer Jan 18, 2004 6.2 out of 10 62
GameSpot Nov 26, 2003 6.1 out of 10 61
GameSpy Nov 27, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Withingames May 08, 2004 3 out of 5 60
Digital Entertainment News (den) Dec 30, 2003 6 out of 10 60
Boomtown Mar 20, 2004 6 out of 10 60

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Kotario (124) added Battle Engine Aquila (Windows) on Dec 11, 2003
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