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Project Aces Tease New Ace Combat [UPDATE]

Jonathan Lester
Ace Combat, Namco Bandai, Project Aces

Project Aces Tease New Ace Combat [UPDATE]

Project Aces, the Japanese design team behind the Ace Combat series, have launched a teaser site for what's likely to be another series entry. It's a bit thin to say the least, just containing the phrase "that day our sky fell, the heavens split to create new skies.” Erm, and that's your lot.

We'll naturally keep you posted, but hope that their next game returns to the OTT Strangereal setting that mixed real-world planes with insane Sci-Fi floating fortresses to destroy - as opposed to the much blander military stylings of Assault Horizon. The stunningly visceral metal carnage mechanics are more than welcome to return, mind. Along with High-G turns. Please. #acecombatfanboy

UPDATE: Gematsu reports that Namco Bandai have registered a trademark for Ace Combat: Infinity in Europe. Coincidence?

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MattGardner  Jul. 12, 2013 at 13:34

Yup. Keep the 'Make Metal Bleed' stuff, Project Aces, but give us outlandish flying leviathans please! PLEASE! Seriously, I want a sodding Death Star moment in this one. Also never show the main character's face and don't give him/her (it shouldn't matter) a name. Badass call-signs ONLY.

Given that the blurb mentions heaven, I'd be happy with any of the following:


Warwolf was awesome. But then you ruined it my reminding me that I wasn't Warwolf. NEVER BREAK CHARACTER, KONO!

Last edited by MattGardner, Jul. 12, 2013 at 13:35
Late  Jul. 12, 2013 at 13:56

You don't want the call-sign "Tinkerbell", then?

JonLester  Jul. 12, 2013 at 14:16

Shotgun, sounds badass. Tinkerbell Squadron sprinkles you with fairy dust from the barrels of an AC10 Warthog. My magic wand is an XLAA.

Wait, no, can I change that?

Late  Jul. 12, 2013 at 14:34


Damn but that's a quote. (_;)

JonLester  Jul. 12, 2013 at 14:40

You've just designed the best squadron logo/tail emblem ever. Tinkerbell Squadron it is!

Ask not for whom the Tinkerbell tolls. It tolls for thee.

I'll, erm, iterate on that. Squadron try-outs start monday, bring your leotard.

Last edited by JonLester, Jul. 12, 2013 at 14:50


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