game based on World War II? Finally! How long do we
WWII fans have to wait? I mean, come on already! I
can't get enough of good old World War II.
that was enough concentrated sarcasm for one day.
Heroes of the Pacific isn't like those other WWII
games though - it's not a FPS. It's an aerial combat
game and I have to concur that this particular genre
has not been well represented on the consoles during
any point in videogame history.
of the Pacific begins on December 7, 1941, with the
attack on Pearl Harbor and lets the player participate
in the most memorable battles of the Pacific campaign
including Wake Island, Midway and the Coral Sea. For
the first time players will experience the epic scope
of the battles, placing hundreds of planes on the
screen in a single confrontation.
of the Pacific features six game modes and more than
35 upgradeable WWII aircraft, a compelling story through
the war, and arcade and professional controls, as
well as a workshop to customize the planes weapon
loadout and plane setup.
is pleased to bring gamers the intense dogfighting
experience of Heroes of the Pacific, said James
Regan, director of new business development at Ubisoft.
The realistic and historical environments recreated
in this game will launch players into the action-packed
skies of the Pacific as if they were part of history
than 150 planes fighting on-screen, each with full
artificial intelligence and physics.
10 campaigns, with 26 missions taken from real events
of the Pacific campaign including Pearl Harbor and
game modes (Campaign, Instant Action, Single Mission,
Historical, Training, Multiplayer and Online (fierce
online multiplayer support for up to 8 players).
and dramatic story featuring historical footage.
and professional control modes.
wingmen through a fast and intuitive menu system.
detailed plane and ship models with complex lighting
and environment effects.
mission types: Ground attack, ground support, escort
defense, patrol, torpedo and dive-bombing.