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Ace Combat: Assault Horizon (2011)

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The game's story mainly focuses on members of the United Nations' 108th Task Force, a joint NATO-Russia military organization primarily assigned to quell a rebellion spreading over East Africa set in 2015-2016.

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Yohei Fujimoto, Samuel Gatte (as Samuel Gatté) | 12 more credits »

Writers:

Jim DeFelice (story and script: game design department: Project Aces staff), Ken'ichi Fujiwara (radio script editor: game design department: Project Aces staff) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Mercier ... William Bishop (voice)
Philip Anthony-Rodriguez ... Jose 'Guts' Gutierrez (voice) (as Philip Anthony Rodriguez)
Yuri Lowenthal ... Sergei Illich (voice)
Richard Doyle ... Pierre La Pointe (voice)
David Agranov ... Andrei Markov (voice)
Kari Wahlgren ... Janice Rehl (voice)
Arnell Powell ... Doug 'D-Ray' Robinson (voice) (as Arnie Powell)
Graham McTavish ... Ivan Stagleishov (voice)
Adetokumboh M'Cormack ... Bravo 1 (voice)
Liam O'Brien ... Bravo 2 (voice)
Rick Pasqualone ... Bravo 8 / AWACS (voice)
Courtenay Taylor ... Coast Guard 6595 (voice)
Richard Gilbert-Hill ... Enlisted Man (voice) (as Richard Hill)
David Berón ... Fire Control Officer (voice) (as Dave Beron)
JB Blanc ... Forward Air Controller (voice)
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Storyline

The game's story mainly focuses on members of the United Nations' 108th Task Force, a joint NATO-Russia military organization primarily assigned to quell a rebellion spreading over East Africa set in 2015-2016.

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Action | Thriller | War

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Country:

Japan

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English | Japanese | Russian | French | Spanish

Release Date:

11 October 2011 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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The main character's name (William Bishop) comes from a Canadian flying ace from the First World War. William Avery "Billy" Bishop was the second highest scoring ace for the Allies in WWI and the top-scoring pilot of the British Empire. See more »

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Follows Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies (2001) See more »

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Gotta Stay Fly
Composer: Rio Hamamoto
Lyrics: Spencer Lee & Ken Stacey
Vocals: Ken Stacey & Emi Evans
Orchestrator: Keiki Kobayashi
Recording Directors: George Nishigomi, Norihiko Hibino
Strings: Yuya Yanagihara (as Yuuya Yanagihara), Mikiyo Kikuchi, Naoko Ishibashi, Mayumi Horisawa
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Visuals and Soundtrack Blind You From The Truth
27 July 2012 | by catmandu2009See all my reviews

Ace Combat Assault Horizon is the first Of the series to shy away from it's fictional setting and into the real world. The first time you play it, you are sucked in by it's sexy visuals and epic soundtrack. Take away those elements from this game and you have a mediocre plot that can be predicted to the very end.

The missions are long and can become dull. Especially the chopper missions. But the Dog fighting mode is suppose to make the fighting intense. The Dog fighting mode is very attractive, but it only distracts you from the truth that the plot is weak (Much like a Michael Bay film). The voice acting is weak, Especially the main character, who has almost little to no emotions. He does not compare to , Mobius 1, Blaze, or The Demond Lord on any level when it comes to your impact on the war. They were legends, people feared them and marveled at their ability to change the tide of battle. You are not as feared as The demon Lord,or The demons of Razgriz, Therefore you are not given the respect as an unstoppable force as you were in previous games The key elements that made Ace Combat special are not in this game: A great story line, great characters,and the boss fights. Assault Horizon was supposed to be a step in a new direction. New doesn't always mean better. Hopefully they will take a step back, and go back to the fictional land we all fell in love with. Osean 4 life


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