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Category Description User Score
AI The quality of the game's intelligence, usually for the behavior of opponents. 3.3
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work and the game plays. 3.8
Graphics The visual quality of the game 4.2
Personal Slant A personal rating of the game, regardless of other attributes 3.9
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 4.0
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they are executed. This rating is used for every game except compilations and special editions which don't have unique game content not available in a standalone game or DLC. 3.7
Overall User Score (6 votes) 3.8


Critic Reviews

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83
IGN (Jan 07, 2010)
We get so few good flight sims, even on the PC, that I almost feel like I have to give a recommendation to any title that isn't openly terrible. With that said, I think Wings of Prey would stand out even if the sim field were considerably more crowded. The concessions and compromises to realism are bound to aggravate purists, but it's a small price to pay for the range of flight models you get here. As a gamer who enjoyed Crimson Skies every bit as much as IL-2, I think Wings of Prey manages to offer up experiences that will appeal to fans of arcade action and authentic flight models. The world itself is very believable and the action is thick and readily accessible. On the downside, the campaign isn't really all that engaging and the multiplayer service has more than a few problems.
83
Gameplay (Benelux) (Jan 29, 2010)
Wings of Prey is een uitstekende balans tussen speelbaarheid en realisme, een joystick grand cru!
81
Hooked Gamers (May 03, 2010)
So far, my review has been very positive. Indeed, Wings of Prey deserves a positive review, but it’s not without its shortcomings. One downside is that the campaign mode will only let you fly Allied planes. While your craft will be hammered by an assortment of Axis fighters and bombers, you will never actually take one to the air yourself. Flight simulator enthusiasts would no doubt have liked to take off and land their own plane. While landing is possible (but Arcade-ish), there is no way to take your bird into the air yourself. These are minor gripes for most players and they certainly open the door to an addon or sequel. If that game will be as enjoyable as this one, you can be certain to find me in the cockpit once more.
80
Absolute Games (AG.ru) (Apr 05, 2010)
В авиасимуляторах важно взять хороший старт. «Крылатым хищникам» это удалось, благо, ниша «чуть ниже «Ил-2», чуть выше Battle of Britain» была свободна. Однако некоторые сознательные упрощения и невозможность самостоятельно создавать сценарии и кампании не дают покорить следующую ступень. Но для дебюта в жанре и этого достаточно.
80
Impulse Gamer (Jan, 2010)
While I am a fan of flight air combat games, it's such a difficult nitch to get right. In the end of it all, it all boils down to how fun is the game. Wings Of Prey is a well thought out visual and audio treat to the senses. We look forward to a great game becoming a spectacular game. Right now with it being assessable to so many different types of gamers from casual gamer who just wants to jump in and shoot down a few enemy aircraft, to the more hard core simmer, who wants to pull off that yo-yo maneuver and not go into a stall spin....Wings Of Prey delivers a satisfying experience.
80
I like it how it is. It’s not an easy task to please everyone, but Wings of Prey tries to do just that and, in a lot of ways, actually manages to succeed.
80
Meristation (Apr 25, 2010)
Wings of Prey es un título muy recomendable. Seguro que muchos grandes aficionados al mundo de la simulación lo encuentran algo pobre sobre todo en sus niveles más bajos de dificultad, pero cumple con creces su cometido, el de sentirnos por un tiempo parte de ese conflicto aéreo. Mientras que Wings of Prey no es el simulador definitivo ni mucho menos, si que ayudará a más de uno a pasar una buena tarde a los mandos de su Spitfire o Hurricane. Existe una expansión que además nos permite ponernos en la piel de un piloto alemán, llamada Wings of the Luftwaffe que además trae cooperativo, algo que se echa de menos en este juego. En cualquier caso, Wings of Prey es una buena compra para los amantes de la aviación, de la segunda guerra mundial y de aquellos que tengan que matar el gusanillo mientras no sale el Storm of War: Battle of Britain a finales de año.
80
Gameliner (May 13, 2010)
Wings of Prey is een van de weinige combat flightsims op de markt op dit moment, maar weet toch de lat flink hoger te leggen. Het onbeschrijfbare gevoel van spanning en rush dat je kunt hebben bij een goede flightsim zit er bij deze game ingeklonken. Het totaalplaatje van vette graphics, mooie omgevingen en toffe vliegactie maakt deze game tot een van de gaafste vliegsims op dit moment. Hierbij moet gezegd worden dat de multiplayer functionaliteit van de YuPlay service best nog wat werk kan gebruiken, maar dit beïnvloedt de gameplay verder niet. Ik zeg: “Stof je joystick af, want hij gaat veel werk hebben met Wings of Prey!”
79
Multiplayer.it (Jan 27, 2010)
Originalità poca, anzi, quasi nulla. Grafica curata e sonoro accattivante. Modalità arcade frenetica e divertente, simulazione ostica, ma non perfetta. Multiplayer interessante, ma che ancora non ha rivelato le sue potenzialità. Wings of Prey si presenta bene, con basi solide e convincenti, e si inserisce nel mercato puntando sul digital delivery via Steam e Yuplay ad un prezzo se non proprio scontato quantomeno accattivante (dai 35 ai 40 euro). Una buona idea potrebbe essere provare la demo prima di procedere all'acquisto, fermo restando che l'impressione globale è più che positiva e che i cieli della seconda guerra, per quanto non proprio inediti, mantengono sempre il loro carisma. Consigliato senza riserve agli amanti dell'arcade che non disdegnano qualche punta di simulazione ogni tanto, potrebbe invece non convincere appieno i puristi delle ricostruzioni più fedeli.
75
GameStar (Germany) (Jan 29, 2010)
Wings of Prey setzt sich etwas zwischen alle Stühle. Für ein Actionspiel kommt das Drumherum oft zu kurz, Fans von Hardcore-Simulationen werden hingegen den Anspruch der Vorgänger vermissen. Trotzdem ist der Titel eine Empfehlung für Flugzeug-Freunde, denn es mangelt nicht nur an Alternativen, die schöne Grafik und das gelungene Mittendrin-Gefühl lassent auch so manches Versäumnis beim Missions-Design vergessen.
70
Eurogamer.net (UK) (May 10, 2010)
The recent Wings of Luftwaffe pack shows Gaijin has plans for Wings of Prey. If those plans include a fresh campaign approach or tools for building new scenarios, then the future for this gorgeous, surprisingly gritty game, is magnesium-bright. If they simply intend to fatten already plump hangar and mission folders then, sadly, Wings of Prey is likely to fall out of favour faster than a plummeting Stuka.
62
Out Of Eight (Mar 03, 2010)
Wings of Prey has better graphics and built-in multiplayer support, but is that worth an extra $40? The easy answer is: no. All of the good features this game has were included before, except for the more robust online options. The game does look darn good, but I doubt many people who frequent flight simulations will be distracted by shiny things, at least not to the tune of $50. Wings of Prey features a fine selection of over forty aircraft, but it obviously pales in comparison to 229 flyable aircraft. The campaigns are too linear, both individual missions and the unlocking order of said missions, to be enjoyed multiple times. The lack of dynamic campaigns and pilot careers really hurts Wings of Prey in terms of replay value. That said, you do get twenty-six action-packed missions and skirmish battles, so there is some value here.
40
While Wings of Prey might very well appeal to the hardcore flight simulator crowd, as a casual pilot I am pretty unimpressed with it. To me it’s just another WWII plane game with no noticeable improvements (albeit reasonably good-looking graphics), incredibly difficult controls and outright insulting DRM.


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