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Air Mail - (by Chillingo)

03-08-2012, 04:02 PM
#1
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 11,958
Air Mail - (by Chillingo)



Quote:
Air Mail puts the player in the pilot’s seat for a thrill ride through a world of fantasy and adventure.

The player takes on the role of the youngest air mail delivery boy (or girl) to serve with the prestigious Domeekan Island Fliers.

Everything goes well until the dreaded Verikai Sky Fleet clamps down on the Deomeekans and impose a blockade on their city.

Then the player must go on a journey of discovery, traveling to far away lands, meeting interesting people and searching for a way to bring peace to his troubled homeland.
Features:
  • 25 Missions In Mission Mode the player choose a character and plays through a 7-chapter campaign, containing 25 missions and a bonus mission. The player gets to take part in exciting activities spanning five unique environments. There are a variety of mission objectives including catching fish, excavating dragon bones, rescuing the town from raging fires and disarming bombs on zeppelin battleships!
  • Air Mail is designed to be accessible to a wide audience. Therefore, mission objectives are not compulsory and the player is always free to fly anywhere they want. There is even a special Exploration Mode in the game which rewards the player for investigating landmarks and collecting magical scrolls, hidden throughout the environment.
  • Unlockable Paint Jobs The game rewards the player for completing Side Quests, like collecting Golden Monkey Statues, by unlocking new paint jobs for his plane. The player can apply a paint job in the menu, then fly around with it in any game mode.
  • Downloadable Content Expansions to the Air Mail universe are already being developed and will be available as downloadable expansions or standalone packages.
  • Custom paint jobs for your plane
  • Illustrated cinematic storytelling
  • Play as a boy or a girl

Screenshots:








Last edited by Sanuku; 03-08-2012 at 05:29 PM.
03-09-2012, 02:07 PM
#2
Finally got to see the video. Now excuse while I pick up my jaw from the floor.

It's funny, because just recently I was thinking that we needed a good flying adventure/RPG game. I'm a huge fan of Miyazaki's Porco Rosso, and would love to play in a world where flying is synonymous with excitement and adventure (as opposed to our world, where flying is synonymous with annoyance). The developers of Air Mail were seemingly thinking along the same lines.

03-09-2012, 02:09 PM
#3
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 624
Normally don't care about Chillingo releases, but I'm looking forward to this one.
03-09-2012, 03:13 PM
#4
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 2,865
i hope the game is as good as the trailer

Drat!
03-09-2012, 04:18 PM
#5
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Minneapolis, USA
Posts: 3,654
I'm with squarezero; that is a really impressive promo video, and has me very excited for what I can only hope will be a Universal game. And yeah, for a Chillingo release.. just wow. Very cinematic-looking and impressive in scope; hope the gameplay lives up to the visuals.

Last edited by AnarKitty; 03-09-2012 at 04:22 PM.
03-09-2012, 04:37 PM
#6
Am I the only one who's getting a bit of an Beyond Good and Evil vibe from this?
05-18-2012, 01:22 PM
#7
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 11,958
New Screenshots:












Chillingo also did add a new Feature List at their Website:
  • Class-leading graphics and sound, with additional graphics effects when played on the new iPad.
  • Three game modes let you play each level in a variety of ways, from story-based missions to simple exploration.
  • Unlockable paint jobs let you customize your ship.
  • Full support for the new iPad Retina display.
  • Universal app that plays on both your iPad and iPhone.
05-18-2012, 01:47 PM
#8
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by squarezero View Post
Am I the only one who's getting a bit of an Beyond Good and Evil vibe from this?

Exactly what i felt when I saw it!
05-18-2012, 03:33 PM
#9
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 292
Really excited for this title.

Not sure what's with the Chillingo hate. They put out all kinds of games, most of them are decent, and some of them are excellent. The main problem is that the excellent ones come out with no promotion, so it's good to see Chillingo going through the trouble of announcing and promoting this title.
05-19-2012, 10:25 AM
#10
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 2,865
Release date?

Any news on a release date?

Drat!