Bandai Namco Releases Extended Gameplay of Mission 6 “Long Day”

Ace Combat 7 Long Day Gameplay

Bandai Namco officially released extended gameplay of Mission 6 “Long Day” on their own YouTube channel after Gamescom 2018. This is by far the best gameplay footage I’ve personally seen so far. Notably, GameSpot’s footage (seen here) was presented by a particularly…unskilled player, if you will. Bandai Namco’s presentation on the other hand is quite good with Expert controls enabled and a few daredevil tactics as well. Bad Company, I can’t deny… The briefing in the beginning reveals quite a bit of the wartime attitude Osea will be taking on in this new entry. The protagonist and his wingmen are treated as literal cannon fodder for an assault on an Erusean stronghold. AWACS Bandog seems openly hostile and disliking of the pilots, a marked difference from other entries where AWACS generally shows care and concern for the pilot’s well-being. I am curious to see how Bandai Namco will proceed with this…

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Welcome to the relaunch of Ace Combat Online

Scarface Emblem

Ace Combat Online has been a project of mine for over a decade now. Unfortunately, time constraints and technological obstacles have forced me in the past to shut down the website. Now with a brand new website/graphic editing setup and the upcoming launch of Ace Combat 7, I couldn’t think of a better time to bring it back. Fan sites may be a bit of an endangered species nowadays but I still believe they have their place on the web; especially with such a niche fanbase. With this new site, I hope to provide the Ace Combat fanbase with original content, new developments, as well as a place to connect with fellow fans. With that said, I am open to collaborating and linking up with other Ace Combat sites and communities. Feel free to drop me a note on the Contact page. In the meantime, stay tuned for more site updates.

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Ace Combat 7 at Gamescom 2018 – Release Date Announced!

Ace Combat 7

Can you hear me, pilot with the three strikes? The upcoming Ace Combat 7 made an appearance at the recent Gamescom 2018 and fans were treated to a brand new trailer and, most notably, a release date. The newest entry will make an appearance on consoles January 18, 2019 with PC digital distribution on Steam beginning February 1, 2019. This release date comes after several delays, but is welcome nonetheless after the initial teaser back in 2015. A full analysis of the newest trailer is in the works, so stay tuned. In the meantime, enjoy the fact we finally have a solid release date.

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