Gameloft in an unusual fashion released their latest space combat simulation game for the iPhone and iPod touch called Star Battalion (View in iTunes). You take the role of an ace star pilot fighting against the militaristic Royalists who overthrow your leader. The objective of the game is to lead the Resistance movement in a high-intensity space simulation filled with action.
Star Battalion has been fully optimized for the iPhone 4 Retina Display and offers Gyroscope support, Gameloft believes that this title will be “the benchmark for space combat simulation that fans have been waiting for.” The game also supports Apple Game Center allowing you to play the game in online and local (via WiFi and bluetooth) cooperative modes.
Gameloft will be releasing a free comic book app for iPhone and iPad based on the story line of Star Battalion. The comic book story will offer you history of the main characters which takes place 20 years before the events of the game.
The graphics look great and the storyline of ‘Star Battalion’ sounds very interesting, if you enjoy the space combat simulation genre then this title is certainly worth checking out. Let us know what you think about the game in the comments section.