updated 10:55 pm EST, Thu March 11, 2010
Game features 100 World War II era aircraft
Macgamestore has released Warbirds: Dogfights for the Mac. The game features aerial dogfight action in a World War II setting. A number of pivotal WWII air battles are played out over Europe and the Pacific. Players fly as either Allied or Axis fighters in over 100 different WWII aircraft. It also offers access to one month of free playing time on the WarBirds online multiplayer service.
Gamers choose one of three levels of pilot expertise, from Rookie to Ace. Gameplay environments feature historical recreations of WWII areas of Europe and North Africa, including cities such as London, Paris, and Berlin, alongside Pacific battle campaigns including the battles for the Philippines and Midway.
The software integrates a dynamic mission generator for single-player games, creating unique missions for each new game. Players can unlock bonus missions through successful mission accomplishments, with additional bonus missions downloadable every 120 days.
Warbirds: Dogfights requires Mac OS X 10.4.11, a 1GHz processor and 256MB of RAM, with 512MB preferred. A minimum 128MB of VRAM is also needed. It is now available online for $30.