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Blazing Angels 2: Secret Missions of WWII (Windows)

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Written by  :  DS___ (8)
Written on  :  Nov 06, 2010
Platform  :  Windows
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Summary

A great looking world war 2 arcade game which falls short in game-play

The Good

The game system is pretty simple. The game-play involves arcade style flying, and even the simulation mode is not too hard. The graphics and the sound effects are are based on world war 2 style motivational music. Lot of the game elements reflect the era very well. Even the flight radar is simplistic.

The Bad

The game pretty much falls short on everything. The game is designed for a analog stick controls much like the PS3 controller and therefore has terrible control on the PC. It will be very hard to play the game on PC without a controller as game-play involves precision flying which requires very slight adjustments. Joystick support for the game is very limited (I tried it with a Logitech wingman system). There are also resolution problems with the new windows 7 and support is very limited. The new patch released does not iron out the small problems.

The Bottom Line

A world war 2 arcade flight game that has impressive visuals and sound effects but is annoying to play on a PC. One should still risk the game if he/she is truly loves the world war 2 motif. I would also advise using and/or testing the a joypad to play the game.