Konami Entertainment announces by press release Birds of Steel, a new aerial combat title based on the Second World War, and whose development is being carried out by Gaijin Entertainment. Birds of Steel will be available for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC in early 2012.
Birds of Steel is a simulation game where you can recreate some of the most decisive air battles of World War II as the Battle of Midway, Guadalcanal, the Sea of Korea, the historic attack on Pearl Harbour, the Isle of Malta The Battle of the Ruhr Basin, and many more. Players can select the range of detail you want for each campaign and choose from the wide range of scenarios available for both a player and multiplayer option.
Birds of Steel features 20 historical missions or fictional, including eight world-famous campaigns, with access to 100 models of aviation forces both sides. Each campaign allows selecting the most appropriate model. They have all been recreated in full detail with particular attention to its ability to maneuver, and weapons capacity. The classic Spirfire, the P-51 D Mustang, and the Messerschmitt 109 and are ready for battle and the player only has to choose between them depending on whether you fight on the side of the allies or the forces of axis.
The new title provides a high level of detail, recreating weather conditions that accompanied each battle and would reproduce the effects that a plane hit by the enemy whose handling would be affected. In addition, players can choose between different views, whether external or extracted from the cockpits of 100 aircraft battalion. Each player must complete a series of missions that are in the form of campaign briefing. Players can also see how their success contribute to the overall mission accessing new aircraft models.
Birds of Steel offers a wide variety of control systems, and may choose from simple movements typical arcade full control of every aspect of the aircraft.
Birds of Steel is also a perfect match for online play, since players can share missions with your friends or battle each other in the multi-player options. Gaijin is known for creating addictive missions to be played in online multiple choice: shared campaigns, the air raids, tournaments and all the elements necessary to achieve the greatest air combat recreate history.