Based on the context of World War 2, Iron Aces is an addictive simulation game which brings more realistic fighting experience to players. This game had design by Marionette, and Xicat Interactive published on the Dreamcast platform. It was first launched in Japan as Imperial no Taka: Fighter of Zero, on June 29, 2000. Besides, the game was available in North America on February 6, 2001 and the other regions around the world on June 29, 2001.
The game context
About the content, Iron Aces offers shooting challenges in the air for players. You will become a pilot, who controls many different types of fighters and participate in fighting in World War 2.
In Iron Aces, players will participate in the fight according to each different task. Each will have own goals such as defending the base, dropping bombs of points or warships, performing missions to intercept and attack enemy bombers or fighters. Besides many combat missions, the game also offers a variety of different fighters to use. There are more than 20 types of fighters to collect. Complete certain missions will help players unlock new fighters. For example, Curtiss P-40 Warhawk and P-51 Mustang of the United States, Mitsubishi A6M Zero of the Japanese Empire, Supermarine Spitfire of the United Kingdom, Messerschmitt Bf 109 and Junkers Ju 87 of Nazi Germany.
In combat missions, the players control the fighter from a third perspective. You can move in different directions or aerobatic to approach the enemy. To know about the location of the enemy, the left corner of the screen will display a mini map to observe. In addition, the center of the screen also displays a navigation icon to follow. Besides chasing enemies or approaching the required location, players also have to use of weapons (bombs and bullets used for machine guns are limited) reasonably. Therefore, you have to get more precise attacks to complete the mission. In case you run out of provided ammunition, and you cannot complete your goal, you will have to play again.
About the visual system, Iron Aces has beautiful and vivid graphics. However, some image structures have not been clear. Explosion effects during combat such as enemy aircraft exploding in the air or bombed sites are all well-built.