Sky Force

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Sky Force series
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Developer(s) Infinite Dreams Inc.
Publisher(s) Infinite Dreams Inc.
Series Sky Force
Platform(s) Symbian, Pocket PC, Palm webOS, Windows, iOS, Android, PlayStation Portable, Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Release
  • EU: 2004 (2004)

Sky Force is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up video game series created by the Polish video game developer Infinite Dreams Inc.. The gameplay is reminiscent of Capcom's 19XX series and Seibu Kaihatsu's Raiden series, featuring a weapon upgrade system and large end of stage bosses.

Sky Force[edit]

The first title in the series was originally released for Symbian and Pocket PC in 2004 and was ported to Palm webOS (2005), iOS (2009) and Android (2010).[1] The first game in the series was an entirely sprite-based 2D game.

Reception[edit]

The game received a near perfect rating by IGN who gave it a score of 9.5 out of 10.[2]

Sky Force Reloaded[edit]

The second outing was initially released for Symbian, Pocket PC and Palm webOS in 2006 and was later released for iOS (2009), Iphone ios 7 (2010)[3] and PSP (2011). The PSP version of "Sky Force Reloaded" was simply named "Sky Force".[4] The 2D graphics style of the first title was combined with some 3D polygon objects like destructible towers. It received a remake for mobile in 2016, with a PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One versions released in 2017, and also a Nintendo Switch version released in 2018.

Reception[edit]

The PSP version of the game received a metascore of 69 out of 100 at Metacritic, based on 6 reviews.[5]

Sky Force 2014[edit]

The third part in the series was released in 2014 for both iOS and Android as a Free-to-play game.[6] In the third part of the series, the 2d Graphics of the first two titles was entirely replaced with polygonal 3D graphics.

Reception[edit]

The iOS version of the game received a favorable metascore of 83 out of 100, composed of 8 reviews.[7]

Sky Force Anniversary[edit]

This title is the Windows version of Sky Force 2014 and was released on Steam in 2015 and the Apple TV 4 in 2016. It was released for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita via PlayStation Network in summer 2016.[8] This version is not F2P and has an improved upgrade system.[9]

Reception[edit]

The game received a favorable review by Hardcore Gamer who gave it a score of 4 out of 5.[10]

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