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App description: Why choose between classic gameplay and cutting edge graphics when you can have both?

Sky Combat is a beautifully crafted vertical shooter; superb water and explosion effects make this game a true visual stunner. Fight your way through the levels, facing over 30 different enemies and eight challenging bosses using three different craft: an AH-64 Apache helicopter, a speedy combat boat and an armored Humvee. Upgrade your missiles and bombs and use special power-ups the result is some seriously action packed gameplay!

"The gameplay is tight, the graphics are crisp and you wont run out of content..." Tim Chaten - App Advice

"Sky Combat is another excellent game from Chillingo that will make your finger soar very quickly from its addicting gameplay" Derek Walter - 148Apps

PLAY. THEN PLAY AGAIN.
The stages in Sky Combat are huge and there with eight challenging and powerful bosses to destroy, you wont be short of entertainment. Three difficulty tiers makes for great replay value as you try to defeat the game on the hardest settings. Dodge missiles, hails of bullets, tank fire and turrets on your mission to complete this tough and time-consuming game!

UNBELIEVABLE GRAPHICS
Incredible particle effects and super detailed landscapes and vehicles ensure that this is one of the most impressive looking games in the App Store. Sky Combat has water effects that have never been seen in a 2D shooter before and explosions that will blow you away! You will need to steer your craft over deep gorges and tall mountains, over rough battle scarred terrain and down meandering canals destroying everything in your path.

STRAFE AND SHOOT
Use the intuitive and innovative control scheme to dodge incoming fire and lay some ordinance down on your enemies. Use Touch, Relative Touch, Tilt, and Virtual joystick to maneuver around the screen, dodging incoming fire, in the vehicle of your choice. Whatever your control preference, there is a control scheme to suit. Its not all about evasion though; fire a hail of bullets, homing missiles or drop devastating bombs on your enemies. Upgrade your weapons to cause maximum damage!

CRYSTAL LEADERBOARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
Players can earn achievements and compare scores with online leaderboards through Crystal! Will you be the top gun among your friends?

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ImNoSuperMan's comments:

02-09-2011, 05:45 AM
#2
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: York - United Kingdom
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Looks awesome! cant wait to get this as usual a brilliantly polished game from Chillingo

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02-09-2011, 06:07 AM
#3
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: Ottawa, Canada
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Maybe maybe...
This type of shmup is pretty overpopulated in the app store already, though Sky Combat does look like one of the best ones.

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02-09-2011, 07:18 AM
#4
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 496
Looks great.I never can get enough of this kind of shooter.
02-09-2011, 07:21 AM
#5
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 385
Do want.

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02-09-2011, 07:52 AM
#6
Joined: Sep 2010
Location: World, now Belgium
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I was lucky to test it and played it about three times. So yes,I liked it.
What makes it quite nice is that it has three different vehicles to use and they handle also differently. It is fun!

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02-09-2011, 07:55 AM
#7
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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I tested it too and it's one of the best shmups on idevice. It has that something that makes you want to play it until you finish the game... And then start again.

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02-09-2011, 08:29 AM
#8
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 385
Does the player get homing missiles? From the screenshots, it looks like it.

If yes, do want even more.

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02-09-2011, 08:39 AM
#9
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Originally Posted by Axl Lowe View Post
Does the player get homing missiles? From the screenshots, it looks like it.

If yes, do want even more.
You can use homing missiles. Enemies too .
Here is game trailer. At 00:27 helicopter fires missiles at bunkers.


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02-09-2011, 08:44 AM
#10
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 385
Thanks a bunch! That's a cool trailer. I hadn't read the full description, so I wasn't aware there are three vehicles to use until I saw the trailer. Pretty cool. Definitely looking forward to it.

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