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Is It a Bird? Is it a Plane? Oh wait, Both? H.A.W.X. Demo

Is It a Bird? Is it a Plane? Oh wait, Both? H.A.W.X. Demo

I wanted to play Naughts and Crosses with missile trails, but I couldn't figure out how to do the Naughts.

So often I find myself starting these impressions thingymajigs with a confession. Today’s confession is that I’m not very good at flight sims. I’m not using that in the broad sense of ‘anything that has you flying a plane.’ I’m using it in the sense of trying to simulate what flying is, down to which knob gets turns at which point, otherwise you go headfirst into the nearest bit of dirt, with accompanying explosions. What I am good at, however, is the arcade flying games, like Ace Combat, and.. well, I’ve not played many other’s like Ace Combat. So when I played Hawx (screw those bloody dots and that silly capitalisation. I’ll do it for the post title, but no more), I was rather pleased that it was like Ace Combat, but, well, more fun.

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