Airborne Kingdom Reviews
A smart, hypnotic city builder that won't leave you tearing out your hair.
A lovely, mildly experimental city sim with some sinister undertones it never tries to explore.
Airborne Kingdom is rarely a very exciting game, but it's absolutely lovely to look at, feels relaxing and pleasant to play, and manages to stand out in a genre that has been crowded for decades
Airborne Kingdom breathes new life into the city-building genre with its unique concept, innovative mechanics, and enjoyable exploration. Together with the gorgeous visuals and awesome music, these features allow Airborne Kingdom to soar above the rest of the genre.
Melding the city-building and exploration genre together shouldn't work this well. Airborne Kingdom does a fantastic job of continuously throwing new challenges at the player, while simultaneously devouring countless hours in the process. For a mere $24.99, this is a title that will absolutely give you plenty of bang for your buck.
I have always liked this type of game a lot, and I must admit that Airborne Kingdom has pleasantly surprised me by including some novel factors such as buoyancy, inclination or propulsion, elements that give a twist to a classic genre that we have been enjoying for years. Despite having an excessively minimalist technical section as I mentioned before, in general it is a very complete and entertaining game that I am convinced will please all fans of the genre.
Review in Spanish | Read full review
Airborne Kingdom is a perfectly fine city builder that puts a nice spin on the genre by focusing on weight and balance to ensure the survival of your community. The act of gathering resources and building structures feels easy, although some may wish for a bit more depth in the overall management of the city's population. A few gameplay quirks might also frustrate, with a camera that feels way too slow and a UI that's just a tad confusing at times. If you're after a city builder that feels a bit different, though, then this might just be the one for you.
A beautiful twist on the city-building genre, Airborne Kingdom is a fascinating journey with innovative gameplay mechanics, a stirring soundtrack, and a sense of exploration that flies high.
Airborne Kingdom is a uniquely wonderful dive into the city builder/ resource management genre. It's flying city design brings a new, fresh look at the genre. Though similar to many other games of the genre, Airborne Kingdom brings a fantastic style and story to the table.
Overall, Airborne Kingdom is a new style city-builder aimed at the casual player who wants to just try and build the best floating kingdom that they can. This title is currently $19.99 USD but is normally $24.99 USD, so it is a fairly cheap pickup for a nice relaxed time playing a city-builder. Hours may fly by if you are into this kind of game, and I know I spent well over four hours my first time playing just to get used to everything.
Airborne Kingdom is that one fantasy of yours that you never thought would come true. Flying cities, towns and entire kingdoms are now a reality, thanks to paddles and giant fans! Experience the joy of city building from popular tycoon games but with an added twist. There are a plethora of options to create, customise and grow your settlement in the vast, open skies!
Airborne Kingdom is a cozy, comfortable delight that mixes management and exploration flawlessly; the focus is not on keeping your citizens alive while crossing the open world, but keeping them fulfilled and thriving.
Airborne Kingdom is an excellent city-building and resource management game, with a theme as original as the concept of flying kingdoms. With a fluid and comfortable gameplay for the controls and an amazing narrative construction, it is one of the best recent games in the genre.
Review in Portuguese | Read full review
Airborne Kingdom is not a long game, it can become repetitive quite easily and it lacks the depth city building fans are accustomed to. Yet the way the different elements are tied together, turns this game into a memorable experience.
Airborne Kingdom is a charming journey and moderate town-building simulator.
Review in Russian | Read full review
Ultimately, Airborne Kingdom will keep you engrossed for a few hours, but it runs out of steam before it can reach the lofty heights it aspires to.
Airborne Kingdom has a couple of interesting ideas and occasionally draws you in with engaging resource and city building mechanics, but it lacks depth and replay value. With dull quests and a lack of challenge, it might just drift by most players unnoticed, like a balloon in the sky.
The number of city-building sims on the Switch is admittedly quite thin, so when a new one comes along, particularly one with a unique hook, it's sure to raise eyebrows...
If you are tired of the usual City Building games and you are looking for a game that has a very different look and a few new mechanisms, Airborne Kingdom is recommended.
Review in Persian | Read full review
Overall, Airborne Kingdom tries to add some tight resource elements into the city management genre, and while it works in the early game, the late game gets bogged down by needing to constantly hunt down resources while trying to remain afloat. While the story is rudimentary at best, the art style and music are outstanding.