There’s nothing like dashing away on your horse after infiltrating a compound, calling in a pick-up, and then hearing your favorite song blaring in the distance as the helicopter makes its way closer to you.
NASA’s Greased Lightning GL-10 is a beast of a drone (it has 10 engines!) that’s the closest thing we have to a Transformer in real life. It can flip itself into a helicopter and then fly like an airplane and then revert back to helicopter mode. It’s awesome seeing the wings tilt back and forth as it changes gears.
This is what Grand Theft Auto would look like in real life — a group of Honda Civic street racers are spotted by a police helicopter, then flee through the streets of Philadelphia. They outsmart the cops, and then upload the whole thing to YouTube.
You know what sold me on the original Prototype? Protagonist Alex Mercer leaping onto a helicopter and punching his way inside. I'm sure Prototype 2's James Heller is a compelling new hero, but what about the whirlybirds? Ah yes, here they are.
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.
The all-helicopter combat game we've all been waiting for as Activision reveals a November release date for Gaijin Entertainment's Apache Air Assault, with hot new screens to boot.
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.