Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China “Rocket Lightning Spin” Steam Update (Video)
Recap of the fresh 0.9.2.1 “Rocket Lightning Spin” Steam Update for Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China as follows.
•P-38L equipped with HVAR rockets available via new challenge “ROCKET LIGHTNING”.
•PITCH/ROLL/YAW controls re-balanced for flightsticks and 360/XB1-compliant gamepads.
•Upgraded engine ignite code so spinner/propeller looks more realistic during take-off, engine-off, and ignition.
•Improved flightstick support. For example, Saitek’s “dual device” X-55 Rhino H.O.T.A.S. system now fully configurable.
•Added “city light” rendering feature; take-off for a test-flight over Akyab or Rangoon in the middle of the night to sample a myriad of shiny, digital light-bulbs.
•HUD/GUI overhauled for clarified controls and in-game hint messages. Dynamic keyboard and button icons for improved instructional messages.
•Adjusted the Campaign mode’s difficulty so that it (should) take more skill and less luck to complete missions.
•New aircraft: C-46A “Commando” replaces the DC-2 transport for FREE FLIGHT and the “OVER THE HUMP” Himalayas/Campaign mission.
•New aircraft: Upgraded the Hurricane Mk. IIB fighter so it looks a little sleeker, now comes with five selectable skins for multiplayer etc — including English-Chinese “Nightflyer” and Soviet Russia variants.
•New aircraft: P-38L Lightning fighter aircraft added with HVAR weapons system for firing rockets. Four skins available including ROCAF (China) paintjobs.
Steam Store URL: http://store.steampowered.com/app/365810
“A major contender for best flight action combat in 2015.”
4.5/5 – Game Chronicles
“…the quick action of dogfights presents a tremendously enjoyable challenge.”
4/5 – World War II Magazine
About Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China
Currently in Steam Early Access, Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China is an air-combat action game based on the historical events of America’s secret volunteer squadrons that flew against Japan in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theatre of World War 2. Secretly recruited under President Roosevelt’s authority in 1941, the Flying Tigers were officially known as the “American Volunteer Group”. The clandestine unit was commanded by Claire Lee Chennault, a resigned US military-aviator and an advisor to Chinese Air Force.