Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown

BANDAI NAMCO Studios, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
81
Top Critic Average
79%
Critics Recommend
Based on 96 critic reviews
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Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown

Rating Summary

Based on 96 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

79%

Critics Recommend

Based on 96 critic reviews
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Reviews Summary

Refined Gameplay
Smooth Controls
Complicated Narrative

Summary: Bringing back the gameplay that the series made famous, Ace Combat 7 soars. While the story may get in the weeds, that's just another reason why this is a return to form.

Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jan 18, 2019
Xbox OneJan 18, 2019
PCFeb 1, 2019

Developer: BANDAI NAMCO Studios

Publisher: BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment

Genres: Action, Simulation

Putting gamers in the cockpit of the most advanced war planes ever developed, Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown delivers the fiercest air combat experience ever created through photorealistic visuals, intense dog-fighting action, a multitude of authentic and futuristic aircraft to fly, an immersive storyline, and even virtual reality! Leveraging the power of the newest generation gaming consoles, Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown will blow players away with the evolution of its graphics engine. Beautifully rendered cloud-filled skies and highly detailed cityscapes enhance the sense of unparalleled speed and set the stage for the most engaging aerial battles in the franchise's storied 20 year history. Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown will provide an arsenal of ultra-modern super weapons and formidable enemies that the series is known for.
- Innovation in the Sky: Breathtaking clouds coupled with highly detailed aircraft and photorealistic scenery makes this the most engaging Ace Combat to date.
- Return to Strangereal: The alternative Ace Combat universe composed of real-world current and near-future weapons, but with a history steeped in Ace Combat lore.
- All new arsenal of ultra-modern super weapons and formidable enemies.

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Review Data

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Mighty Head
29
Strong Head
34
Fair Head
9
Weak Head
3

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Eurogamer

Recommended
Eurogamer

The lesser spotted aerial combat genre makes a glorious return in this heart-pumpingly exciting game.

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IGN

7 / 10.0
Mike Epstein

Ace Combat 7: Unknown Skies doesn't do a lot ot update its classic arcade-style dogfighting, but it does look great and its gameplay holds up for the most part.

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PC Gamer

75 / 100
PC Gamer

Uncomplicated but gratifying flying, in scenarios of increasing silliness and therefore likeability.

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Easy Allies

8 / 10.0
Easy Allies

Despite a disappointing storyline, Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown delivers exhilarating aerial combat set against gorgeous vistas and an amazing soundtrack.

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