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While Namco Bandai's big news yesterday came with weapons in hand, the company also let slip that its long-running arcade-style aerial combat series, Ace Combat, has surpassed more than 10 million units sold worldwide, with the franchise's fifth offspring, The Unsung War, contributing more than a m...

April 17th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Joystiq got a chance to try out Ace Combat 6 at E3 last week, and they came away impressed. Of particular note are the game's incredible graphics. According to Joystiq, the earth below is damned near photo-realistic. Even individual buildings are actually rendered. Furthermore, the gameplay proves...

July 19th 2007 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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If you're like one certain disgruntled Joystiq blogger who's kicking it east coast this week, you've felt a little jilted watching all the new games everyone will get to play at E3. But you know what? Let those snobs have their fun. We that remain are going to be having some exclusive sneak preview...

July 11th 2007 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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In the latest episode of GameSpot's On the Spot, In Joon Hwang, Product Marketing Manager for Namco Bandai, revealed that a demo for Ace Combat 6 should be available on Xbox Live Marketplace next week. Ace Combat 6 is the first in the flight combat series to appear on a non-Sony console and also th...

July 6th 2007 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Today, NAMCO announced the release date for Xbox 360 (timed) exclusive Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation and that it'll be available in two flavors this Fall. The game will release October 23rd in the US and will be available in the typical standard edition as well as a limited edition which will be...

June 29th 2007 at 5:15pm 0 Comments

A couple of new trailers landed on Xbox Live Marketplace this morning. First we have a trailer for Ace Combat 6, it's the same cheesy trailer we saw released before, with lots of American pride and important-sounding music (think Armageddon). Our favorite moment is when a woman's voice breaks...

June 28th 2007 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Namco Bandai has announced that it will release a special bundle for its upcoming aeronautical adventure, Ace Combat 6. The bundle will include the game, a limited edition Xbox 360 faceplate and the sweet flight stick combo seen above. The stick is manufactured by HORI, makers of the ultra-hard-to-...

June 19th 2007 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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It's no Steel Battalion control console, but who are we to be picky? Namco Bandai announced today an Ace Combat 6 bundle that includes a flightstick dubbed Ace-Edge. The entire package, which also includes a custom Xbox 360 faceplate, will retail for $150. Flight enthusiasm may have the wallet for...

June 19th 2007 at 2:15am 0 Comments

The first trailer for Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation has found its way onto the intertubes, courtesy of GameSpot. Much to our surprise, the game features jets and the piloting of said jets. The first in the Namco series to appear on a non-Sony platform, Ace Combat 6 looks to up the ante with a...

June 14th 2007 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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It was announced last month that Ace Combat 6 would be making its way to the Xbox 360, making it the first entry in the series to appear on a non-Sony platform. What was more, no announcements were made regarding a PS3 version of the game, leading many to assume that the game was exclusive to the Xb...

April 10th 2007 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Wow, it's quite a day for new 360 titles that were once Sony exclusives. First Capcom announces that Devil May Cry 4 will be making an appearance on the Xbox 360, and now we've learned that Ace Combat 6 is making the jump as well (we should really start keeping a checklist). A flight combat game, Ac...

March 20th 2007 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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In an event that shall only be referred to as "Mondayton," Capcom shocked everyone by announcing a would-be exclusive for Microsoft's platform. Today, it's Namco Bandai's turn. Mirroring the Xbox 360 launch with Ridge Racer 6, Ace Combat 6: Kaiho e no Senbi has been unveiled as an Xbox 360 exclusive...

March 20th 2007 at 12:30pm 0 Comments