QTEs, or Quick Time Events, are a way for video games to let the player feel like they're interacting during a mostly cinematic sequence.
After we ran our "Yes" Gut Check for Ace Combat: Assault Horizon, I noticed a lot of skepticism about the game. Is it really any good? It seems weird, and cold, and soulless.
For nearly two decades fans of arcade-simulation jet combat have found safe haven in Namco Bandai's Ace Combat series, so the developers decided to change everything. Yay?
After being sorely disappointed by the helicopter combat of Apache Air Assault last year, it's nice to see there's still some hope for the well-armed whirlybird enthusiast in Ace Combat: Assault Horizon.
Whenever a racing game like Forza or Gran Turismo is released, the internet is flooded with car porn. Ace Combat isn't a car game. It's got jets and helicopters. Bring on the flying vehicle screens!
It's Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Friday once again, and this week Project Aces gives us a detailed look at what we'll be flying when the fighter jets are grounded.
It's Ace Combat Assault Horizon Friday, boys and girls, and you know what that means: Project Aces is parading four sexy fighter craft players will be slipping inside when the game drops October 11.
Do you know what today is? It's Ace Combat Assault Horizon Friday, that's what day it is! Starting this week, Namco Bandai promises to show off a different set of their game's mighty list of aircraft every Friday.
Namco has released a 10-minute tutorial video for their upcoming Ace Combat: Assault Horizon game. The video gives an in-depth look at what to expect from the Close-Range Assault Mode in this fall's air-combat game.
The aircraft of the venerable Ace Combat series all have been of the fixed-wing variety. The most notable variance in the latest installment Ace Combat: Assault Horizon is the inclusion of helicopters, as many saw when the game's first trailer showed an Apache Longbow used in gameplay.
With a story penned by New York Times bestselling author Jim DeFelice, overhauled dog fighting and the ability to hop into the controls of a gunship, Ace Combat Assault Horizon is working hard to change the way you think about the series.
Namco's venerable Ace Combat series is also getting a once-over—just like Ridge Racer—with Ace Combat: Assault Horizon, which adds a little "Close Range Assault," bringing the camera closer for more intense dogfightin' action.
After yesterday's trailer piqued our curiosity, Namco Bandai delivers more details on Assault Horizon, a game being called a "complete rebirth" for the Ace Combat franchise, or "steel carnage in the sky."
Namco Bandai takes to the skies on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 next year with Ace Combat Assault Horizon, a rebirth for the franchise featuring helicopters, turret-gunning, and quick-time events.