Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers

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Third party DRM: Steam

This game requires a free Steam account to play.

Description

“I am Lucas Stark, an Admiral in the US Navy, and the most advanced war machines ever created are under my command. My carrier, USS Enterprise (CV-6), has up to 90 airplanes on her deck that are ready to launch at any minute on my orders, and strike within a radius of 400 miles of the Pacific.”

Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers is a unique flight simulation with strategy elements and a compelling storyline. The game is focused on aircraft missions during WW2 that are started from aircraft carriers. Choose your side: US Navy vs. Japanese Imperial Navy.


Key Features:

  • Experience the story of a carrier!

    Witness the adventures of Admiral Lucas Stark and Hideaki Hashimoto, the captains of aircraft carriers in the Pacific Ocean in WW2.

  • Protect your carrier!

    Take control of the ship’s cannon turrets in Survive Mode.

  • Take control of whole squadrons!

    Instead of controlling just one airplane, you can control all aircrafts in your squadron in the respective mission.

  • Equip your airplanes with real weapons!

    All possible plane-weapons-configuration is based on real models.

  • A real setting combined with arcade gameplay!

    Every plane can only be equipped with a limited amount of ammunition. You can avoid this restriction as you switch between the different planes of a squadron.

  • A game that never gets boring!

    Play multiple single player and innovative multiplayer modes.

  • Experience the most famous WW2 battles!

    Be in the heart of battles like Midway, Pearl Harbor and Wake Island.

  • A huge war machinery for you to choose from!

    The game contains a total of 3 aircraft carriers, 22 battle ships and 13 aircrafts.

Customer reviews

80

authentic Second World War settings and a fictitious story

suvojit91 | Aug. 8, 2013 | See all suvojit91's reviews »

Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers combines authentic Second World War settings and a fictitious story that will lead the player through arcade-flight action.

The game set in the Pacific theater of World War II. It was developed by Games Farm, published by bitComposer Games, and released on December 7, 2012.

This was a sequel to the 2006 original game known as Air Conflicts. The game received mildly positive reviews. The graphics were praised, as was the initial, fun gameplay.

The starting point for all the flight missions in the campaign is an aircraft carrier in the Pacific, which the player commands as the captain of the ship. The player decides at the beginning of the game whether to engage in battle under the flag of the US Navy or the Japanese Imperial Fleet. In Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers the battles are also fought in the air, e.g. Pearl Harbor, Midway and Wake Island. Instead of individual aircraft, here the player can control entire squadrons and switch between them during the mission. Various single and multiplayer modes will guarantee long-lasting game fun.

80

A good Flight Sim game.

fable2 | Jan. 13, 2013 | See all fable2's reviews »

nice improvement on the series, keyboard+mouse is a little iffy but i don't know why you are playing a flight game if you don't at least have an xbox controller. missions are varied, all your pilots now gain experience from combat and missions and get bonuses/buffs when they achieve certain things. graphics look good, nothing amazing but the planes are detailed and that's what you'll be staring at majority of your time. definitely worth picking up if you are a fan of the genre or just want to try a good combat flight game out

71

You take command of an Aircraft Carrier! How cool can that be?

Tholdor | Sept. 24, 2012 | See all Tholdor's reviews »

The answer: Not as cool as you think, yet not as boring as you expected.

You control, as the name says, an aircraft carrier during the Pacific Theater of WW2, which saw Japanese, British and Americans battle for tiny islands over 4 years. This theater was extremely savage, where prisoners were rarely taken and blood was everywhere. Obviously, none of this is presented here, aside from the usual fighter explosion and machine gun fire. Carriers during WW2 weren't the core of a Navy as they are now, as Battleships took that place before. However, this game focuses on them and the fighter planes they carry. You can control both the carrier (as Anti-Aircraft guns) and the planes (as a squadron varying from light bombers to dive bombers to fighters). You can also play as either the Japanese or the Americans (the British, once again, are excluded unfortunately...).

Overall, a decent game graphics wise, with a refreshing mode of playing, through it's a shame it wasn't explored to its fullest.