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Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation (Xbox 360)

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Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation is a first-person air combat and flight simulator. Its story campaign contains 15 missions that cover the war between the Republic of Emmeria and the Federal Republic of Estovakia on the Anean continent, north of Yuktobania. Cut-scenes between mission tell stories about how the player's actions influence the course of war.

Like other Ace Combat games Ace Combat 6 features an enemy ace squadron that appears as an antagonist throughout the game. There are also individual aces to appear in each mission - shooting them unlocks special aircraft's paint scheme. New features were added to the game, such as ESM support that can be employed by both allied and enemy forces. It greatly enhances the tracking ability of guided weapons, even ordinary missiles. Another new feature is a frontline resupply. Players can now land on friendly airbases to resupply, in the middle of the battle.

Ace Combat 6 features fictional world aircraft and officially licensed ones - fifteen real-world models of aircraft including F-16 Fighting Falcon, Mirage 2000-5, Tornado GR.4, A-10A Thunderbolt II and many more. It also offers 2-16 player Xbox Live multiplayer with includes 4 default multiplayer modes: Battle Royale, Siege Battle, Team Battle, and Co-Op Battle.

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Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation Xbox 360 It is imperative that you choose proper type of weapons depending on your mission objectives.
Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation Xbox 360 Taking out the armored train.
Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation Xbox 360 Taking out multiple ground targets.
Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation Xbox 360 Flying over the canyon.

Alternate Titles

  • "エースコンバット6: 解放への戦火" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Ace Combat 6: Kaihou e no Senka" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

Play.tm Dec 02, 2007 90 out of 100 90
V2.fi Dec 25, 2007 88 out of 100 88
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2007 8.75 out of 10 88
Gameswelt Nov 29, 2007 85 out of 100 85
IGN Oct 19, 2007 8.4 out of 10 84
Power Unlimited Jan 08, 2008 82 out of 100 82
Eurogamer.net (UK) Nov 22, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Gamekult Nov 24, 2007 7 out of 10 70
1UP Oct 26, 2007 C+ 58
Gaming since 198x Dec 07, 2007 2 out of 5 40

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1001 Video Games

Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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Stratege (15342) added Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation (Xbox 360) on Apr 14, 2008