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#3520434 - 02/17/12 01:04 AM Birds of Steel by Konami?
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Has anyone heard of his one? Looks to be quite fun and not too arcade!
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#3520766 - 02/17/12 12:29 PM Re: Birds of Steel by Konami? [Re: ArgonV]
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http://www.konami.com/games/birdsofsteel

In case anyone is wondering. I think I'll stick to my proper sims in any case (no consoles).
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#3521047 - 02/17/12 05:19 PM Re: Birds of Steel by Konami? [Re: ArgonV]
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It kind of reminds me of Wings of Prey but with a bit more realism maybe? Might be a fun title to pick up!

The graphics and cockpits are certainly decent looking enough.
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#3521152 - 02/17/12 07:05 PM Re: Birds of Steel by Konami? [Re: ArgonV]
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No, it looks good and possibly entertaining but I don't personally own any consoles other than Wii. I used to like arcade flight games a lot more but I think I've gotten to the point to where I prefer the realism and control over blockbuster experience.
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#3521211 - 02/17/12 08:27 PM Re: Birds of Steel by Konami? [Re: ArgonV]
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This is by Gajing. It looks like a heavy modified IL2 engine too.....

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#3521339 - 02/18/12 12:40 AM Re: Birds of Steel by Konami? [Re: ArgonV]
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All the images are Pac theatre, but the extended text says includes spits and 109s,
so I guess it is on the lines of an extension of Birds of Prey - I note that there is
a hint of the green tint and darkened corners, but toned down from BoP, I guess they
listened to the complaints...

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