News: Ubisoft snaps up North American publishing rights to Heroes of the Pacific.
Ubisoft has announced that they have picked up the North American publishing to IR Gurus' Heroes of the Pacific. The PS2 and Xbox versions of this WWII dogfighter will touch down on September 28. A PC version will follow in October.
For those that haven't been keeping track of Heroes of the Pacific, here's the lowdown:
More than 150 planes fighting on-screen, each with full artificial intelligence and physics.
10 campaigns, with 26 missions taken from real events of the Pacific campaign including Pearl Harbor and Iwo Jima.
Six game modes (Campaign, Instant Action, Single Mission, Historical, Training, Multiplayer and Online (fierce online multiplayer support for up to 8 players).
Compelling and dramatic story featuring historical footage.
Arcade and professional control modes.
Player-controllable wingmen through a fast and intuitive menu system.
Highly detailed plane and ship models with complex lighting and environment effects.
Varied mission types: Ground attack, ground support, escort defense, patrol, torpedo and dive-bombing.