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In AeroFighters Assault a terrorist organisation named Phutta Morgana has melted the Antarctic and is using the water to flood Earth's cities. The player takes part in the Project Blue unit which has to stop these terrorist acts.

Regarding gameplay, the game is a mix between a regular shooter like Star Fox 64 and a simulation like Pilotwings 64: the player observes the action from behind the aircraft and uses the analog stick to dodge and the other buttons to shoot enemies. Each of the eight planes (six regular and two bonus) features four different weapons: two have unlimited ammo, air mines and the special weapon are restricted to respectively ten and two uses per round. Before every of the eight regular and four bonus missions the player can choose between one of four characters and his aircraft (the other ones become his wingmen).


AeroFighters Assault Nintendo 64 Firing on a surfaced sub
AeroFighters Assault Nintendo 64 Ship Selection
AeroFighters Assault Nintendo 64 Starting a new game
AeroFighters Assault Nintendo 64 2nd Boss Exploding

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Alternate Titles

  • "Sonic Wings Assault" -- Japanese title
  • "Aero Fighters Assault" -- Alternate spelling

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Critic Reviews

Mega Fun Jan, 1998 71 out of 100 71
Video Games Mar, 1998 60 out of 100 60
GameSpot Nov 18, 1997 5.4 out of 10 54
Retroage Jan 30, 2008 5.3 out of 10 53
Joypad Jan, 1998 50 out of 100 50
IGN Dec 01, 1997 5 out of 10 50
Game Play 64 Jan, 1998 45 out of 100 45
Just Games Retro Apr 24, 2017 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Joypad May, 1998 2 out of 10 20
64 Power / big.N / N Games Jun, 1998 20 out of 100 20


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Paul Budd (423) added AeroFighters Assault (Nintendo 64) on Aug 30, 2001