Kalypso Media announces that Air Conflicts: Vietnam
is now available in North
America for Windows, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. Here's a
MiG15 & MiG21 video
an F4 Phantom II video
showing off the game, and here's word:
Are you ready to enter the cockpit
and throw yourself into battle across the deadly skies of Vietnam? Well it’s
time to do your duty, as Air Conflicts: Vietnam launches today for retail in
North America and Canada. Experience the explosive conflict of Vietnam by
piloting incredible fighter jets and helicopters, destroying enemy artillery and
guiding your squadron to victory.
View the trailers below for a look at the fearsome combat aircraft you’ll
encounter in the game and see how they tear up the skies in action-packed flight
Air Conflicts: Vietnam is out today for PC, the Xbox 360® video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment
Vietnam. 1965. A long-simmering conflict escalates into a full-fledged war, and
you are about to become a big part of it.
Jump into the cockpit of some of the finest combat aircraft as young Joe
Thompson, a newly minted U.S. military pilot. He is brave, talented and ready to
do his duty, but his experiences during this war will change him forever.
Air Conflicts: Vietnam is an arcade-styled air-combat game that immerses players
in the harrowing skies over Vietnam. Take to the air in screaming fighter jets
or grab the controls of devastating helicopter gunships as you shatter enemy
encampments with explosive ordinance, decimate North Vietnamese ace fighter
squadrons, escort bombers as they deliver their deadly payload, or rescue
stranded soldiers and deliver support troops to the ever-changing front lines of
the vicious battlefield.
Key Features of Air Conflicts: Vietnam
- Live a thrilling wartime narrative. In an epic
single-player campaign, filled with heroic moments and the darker side of
war, your performance in air combat and support missions drives the story
from the initial escalation of tension, through key battles of the Vietnam
War and, ultimately, the fall of Saigon.
- Jump into the cockpit for instant action. Pilot
and customize more than 20 planes and – for the first time in the Air
Conflict series – helicopters, including the workhorse UH-1 Iroquois,
fire-breathing AH-1 Cobra attack gunships, the devastating F4 Phantom and
F104 Starfighter jets, plus fearsome enemy MIG fighter jets.
- Lead your squadron to victory. Command up to four
jets or helicopters, maximizing their unique abilities to complete
challenging objectives, while earning experience, leveling up and improving
your leadership and air combat skills.
- Challenge your friends for air supremacy. Play up
to eight online opponents in nail-biting, fast-paced capture-the-flag,
deathmatch and team deathmatch air battles.
- Get your groove on. As you test your pilot skills
against AI or human opponents, treat your ears to a cool rock soundtrack in
the style of vintage Vietnam-era tunes.