DescriptionSequel to Aces of the Pacific, Aces over Europe takes place in the Western Theater of Operations during WW2. Fly fighters and fighter-bombers for either England, Germany, or the United States, escorting heavy bombers, attacking ground troops, or just taking control of the skies over Europe.
Aces over Europe features improved graphics over its predecessor, including smoother models and individual squadron markings on planes. Terrain graphics have also been slightly enhanced to aid in navigation. AOE features campaign modes for all three sides. Although not truly dynamic, the campaigns feature random missions based on your plane type and squadron, making each campaign different.
Player controlled planes include American Lightnings, Thunderbolts, and Mustangs, British Spitfires, Tempests, and Typhoons, and German Bf-109's, Fw-190's, and Me-262's.
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Part of the Following Groups
- Aircraft: Arado Ar 234
- Aircraft: DH.98 Mosquito
- Aircraft: Focke-Wulf Fw 190
- Aircraft: Hawker Typhoon
- Aircraft: Messerschmitt Bf 109
- Aircraft: Messerschmitt Me 262
- Aircraft: P-38 Lightning
- Aircraft: P-47 Thunderbolt
- Aircraft: P-51 Mustang
- Aircraft: Supermarine Spitfire
- Gameplay feature: Recordable replays
- Great War Planes series
- Historical conflict: World War II
|Varied air combat action in the skies over europe - fast, furious and fun||p-kun (225)||unrated|
|Secret Service / New S Service||Feb, 1994||90 out of 100||90|
|PC Joker||Sep, 1993||85 out of 100||85|
|Play Time||Aug, 1993||85 out of 100||85|
|Tilt||Dec, 1993||85 out of 100||85|
|PC Player (Germany)||Dec, 1993||84 out of 100||84|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Jan, 1994||10 out of 12||83|
|MikroBitti||Jan, 1994||81 out of 100||81|
|PC Games (Germany)||Aug, 1993||81 out of 100||81|
|High Score||Feb, 1994||4 out of 5||80|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Feb, 1994||Unscored||Unscored|
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Expansion setIn the interview printed in Secret Service 11 (03/1994) Damon Sly from Dynamix claimed that there were plans for upgrade to Aces over Europe. It was supposed to be named Russian Forces, however it was never released.
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