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Heroes in the Sky

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Release Date: Summer 2010

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'Heroes in the Sky' Game Mode Details - New Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2010 @ 7:20 a.m. PDT

Heroes in the Sky is an intense airborne MMOTPS that combines high impact PVE and fast paced PVP as it chronicles the events from the beginning to the end of World War II.

PVP combat is taken to a new level as players must not only worry about the basic dangers from the front, behind, and sides, but also from above and below. Heroes in the Sky is dog fighting at its finest; cannon fires, machine gun blasts, missiles, and bombs flood the skies as up to 16 players shoot it out for air superiority! If that isn't enough, players will soar across the sky with WWII war planes, and if they're lucky with modern planes too! Cities to bomb, boats to sink, blimps to burst, and fighters to be torn asunder - all this and more unfold as players compete to become the top Ace in Heroes in the Sky.

The upcoming free-to-play game will feature fast paced aerial combat that embodies the intense danger akin to WWII dogfights. In Occupational War Game Mode, players will recreate critical battles of the European and Pacific front complete with WWII and modern planes to help their side take control as they experience epic battles across the history of WWII from both sides! Players will find an easy-to-use upgrade system to help tweak planes and become the ultimate airborne marauder along with additional modifications that will allow players to, not only jam the electronics of their opponent, but also let them keep their own engines cool during boosts. Additionally, players can use Avatars to mask their actual aircraft while gaining additional bonuses and appearing in some of history's most famous aircraft.

Heroes in the Sky will give players a chance to relive history as they fly dozens of planes from WWII- both experimental and battle hardened - that can be customized to meet their own creative standards.

The Modes of Heroes in the Sky:

  1. Campaign Mode: Players will be dropped into many of the major events that occurred during World War II in the Campaign Mode. Players take flight either for or against the Axis forces in both the European and Pacific Fronts. They will compete against massive waves of enemy fighters, defend fleeing allies, and bomb military (and even civilian) installations. The missions can be tackled with friends or braved alone. However, the difficulty of soloing the higher level missions will test even the most talented individuals. Quests are also available to improve the benefits of playing through the missions and to provide players with extra challenges. Missions are a great way to hone a player's combat skills.
  2. Attack and Defend Mode: The Attack and Defend Mode is the strategic player's version of bloodthirsty PVP combat. Players who enjoy PVP but also like the taste of the intricate field plans that are offered by the Campaign Mode will love the Attack and Defend Mode. Each team, of up to 8 players, will take command of a critical point in the history of World War II. The attacking side will have a specific mission they must complete in an allotted time and the defending team must stop them from completing the mission. These missions require a great deal of teamwork and strike team precision from both sides. Be prepared to destroy or defend key points in the history of WWII.
  3. Skirmish Mode (PVP): This mode is for players who desire raw PVP! Players team up with friends or go at it in a full blown death match against as many as 16 people. Combat is enhanced further with random items spawning on the maps that provide players with the extra edge that can separate the thin line of victory from defeat. The skies will be awash with bullets and missiles as each player tries to fell their foes.
  4. Occupational War Mode: The Occupational War is an evolving fantasy recreation of WWII. Taking attack and defend to the height of drama, this mode will place the players into the two great fields of combat of World War II: The European Front and the Pacific Front. Players will join alongside their friends to help defeat the incoming forces of their enemies and to lead offensive attacks themselves in an attempt to conquer it all. This mode will help show which team has the best cohesion and is one of the most intensive options available to players.
  5. Raid Mode: Imagine a sky blanketed with the best pilots to ever grace war and seas of expert marksmen manning anti aircraft cannons. This is the raid mode; 4 teams of 4 up against the best fighters the development team has currently created and giving them the mission of defeating them all. You are also given only one chance; if they kill you it is truly game over. You'll have to watch along the sidelines as the match gets more and more heated as damage racks up. This mode is geared to challenge the very best and provide them with the ultimate PvE challenge. Any player who succeeds in this mode earns the right to call themselves a true Hero of the Sky.


  • Fast paced aerial combat that embodies the intense danger akin to WWII dogfights; danger looms from all feasible directions.
  • PVP that pits up to 16 players against one another in sky combat that is above and beyond anything people have experienced before.
  • Recreate critical battles of the European and Pacific fronts with WWII and modern planes to help your side take control in the Occupational War Game Mode.
  • Experience epic battles across the history of WWII from either the side of the Axis or the Allies.
  • An easy to use upgrade system exists to help tweak your plane to become the ultimate airborne marauder.
  • Additional modifications to your plane allow you to not only jam the electronics of your opponent but also allow you to keep your own engines cooler during boosts.
  • Relive history as you fly dozens of different planes from WWII both experimental and battle hardened. Command your favorite planes and upgrade it to meet your creative standards.
  • Use Avatars to mask your actual aircraft while gaining additional bonuses and appearing as some of history‚Äôs most famous aircraft!

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