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IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey (Xbox 360)

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Description

IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey is the 4th entry into the well known WWII flight simulation game series.

In this version, you will take part in a total of 5 theatres from WWII- the battle of Britain, Stalingrad, Berlin, Sicily and Korsun, totaling over 50 missions. New to the series is the ability to choose between the simulation handling like previous games, and arcade handling, which is new for the series. As the game is predominantly a simulator, it features realistic damage models including engine damage and bullet holes on the hull of your aircraft.

Multiplayer includes 4 game modes, which include Dogfight (basic death matches), Team Battle (team death matches), Capture (akin to capture the flag, in this, you have to land on an airstrip and hold it for long enough. The enemy must take you out and capture it themselves) and Strike (team game, you must destroy the enemy base before they destroy yours).

Planes featured in game include the IL-2, IL-4, Hurricane Mk II, the Spitfire Mk II, IX XVI, JU-87, and the P-51. You have the option to apply different skins to these planes.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Ил-2 Штурмовик: Крылатые хищники" -- Russian spelling

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The Press Says

Console Monster Aug 31, 2009 90 out of 100 90
Official Xbox Magazine (UK) Sep 02, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Hellbored Sep 16, 2009 8.6 out of 10 86
Cheat Code Central 2009 4.2 out of 5 84
Vandal Online Sep 10, 2009 8.4 out of 10 84
Official XBox Magazine Sep 10, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Gamer.nl Sep 08, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 02, 2009 16 out of 20 80
Fragland.net Sep 06, 2009 76 out of 100 76
Gamer Limit Sep 23, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75

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1001 Video Games

IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
havoc of smeg (15550) added IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey (Xbox 360) on Jan 12, 2010
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