Adrenaline junkies who feel the need—specifically, the need for speed—but don't have access to an actual F-14D or a deluxe arcade cabinet will be gleefully forced to settle for Sega's console port of After Burner Climax, its 2006 aerial dogfighter.
It's blue skies and barrel rolls for After Burner fans, as Sega puts a date and price on the Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network release of arcade dogfighter After Burner Climax.
One of Sega's official blogs puts the XBLA and PSN port of the arcade game—both handled by development team AM2—for a spring release in Europe. The ESRB has just rated the game E10+, so a North American release is similarly imminent. The game has not yet appeared on Microsoft's official schedule for upcoming XBLA…
Some classification board ratings - one in Australia, one in Korea - have revealed that Sega's After Burner Climax is on its way to a video game console near you.
Every Sega fan has at some point foolishly hoped for a sequel to a forgotten franchise from the publisher, whether it be Shenmue III, Phantasy Star V or something with Jet Set Radio in the title. What about Hideki Kamiya?