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Wings of Prey (Windows)

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Wings of Prey is a World War II flight combat simulation from Gaijin Entertainment and an expanded version of IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey, which was released on consoles.

Wings of Prey, purchased online, comes with two additional aircraft. The campaign mode starts at the Battle of Britain and continues in sequence, moving through chronological order of the war's progress in six theaters of conflict: the Battle of Britain, Stalingrad, Sicily, Korsun, Ardennes, and Berlin, covering over 50 missions. Players fly classic WarBirds such as the P-47D Thunderbolt, P-51D Mustang, Focke-Wulf Fw 190, or Messerschmitt Bf 109 variants.

Flight characteristics allow for an arcade gameplay style, in addition to the more traditional flight simulation modes. Many of the common aircraft input devices such as TrackIR, TripleHead2Go, Saitek and Thrustmaster joysticks are supported. In addition to single player combat, the game also offers four modes of multi-player combat online via the yuplay.com service.

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Wings of Prey Windows Even sun glare on the canopy ah little details (demo)
Wings of Prey Windows One balloon down (demo)
Wings of Prey Windows Low over water splash effect (demo)
Wings of Prey Windows Moving to dive on a HE 111 below (demo)

Alternate Titles

  • "Крылатые хищники" -- Russian spelling
  • "Wings of Prey: Skrzydła Chwały" -- Polish title
  • "ウィングス オブ プレイ" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jan 29, 2010 83 out of 100 83
Meristation Apr 25, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Gameliner May 13, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameStar (Germany) Jan 29, 2010 75 out of 100 75
Eurogamer.net (UK) May 10, 2010 7 out of 10 70
Out Of Eight Mar 03, 2010 5 out of 8 62
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Feb 25, 2010 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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me3D31337 (44021) added Wings of Prey (Windows) on Jan 18, 2010