Ace Combat Xi Skies of Incursion within striking distance of App Store debut

Flight combat fans get ready, Namco’s port of the critically acclaimed Ace Combat: Skies of Deception is approaching at mach speed and headed for an explosive landing (?) in App Store territory this winter. Appbank have taken a look at a development version whose pristine graphics according to some, eclipse the PSP version. It will sport accelerometer/touch controls, loads of explosions, and anime.

Screenies and newly released video after the gap:

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Time Crisis Strike Now Available, $5.99 + Impressions

timecrisis3Time Crisis, the arcade rail shooter we have all come to know and love, has just been released at the App Store by Namco. Namco has already ported over the beloved Katamari Damacy (“I love Katamari“), so its no surprise then that Time Crisis gets the iPhone treatment as well. The arcade and console versions of the game are of course played with the customary light gun and foot pedal, where you step on the pedal to engage enemies and let your foot off to take cover from incoming fire and reload.  Since the iPhone offers neither accessory, Namco has made use of the iPhone’s accelerometer in hopes of recreating the Time Crisis experience.

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