This is by no means Pilotwings standard.
Review written by
What the heck!? I was so chuffed when through my post (from ebay) comes this game Wings, but only after 2 hours of playing it I came to the conclusion it's a pretty awful game.
Some people I've heard on the net say the controls are completely wrong, but I didn't find them too bad. However it would have been nice to use a few functions with the nunchuck more, (plus although as I guess it didn't need it) some better intracrat control.
First off the story is really bad, as well as the dodgy banjo kazooie type voiceovers, except banjo kazooie was actually quite tasteful. The graphics look like an original Xbox or GC game! The next problem it seems is you can only ever fly planes, when flying all sorts of things like rocket belts and skydiving would have made things loads better.
Then when you come to doing challenges, well I was getting silver on my first go. Then second time grabbing gold (don't know if there's a platinum but this seems like a game for very inexperienced gamers). The single player was bad and what made the original pilotwings good also was the way you could be judged much more on your performance of landing etc.
Then a huge flaw is the formation flying, the big issue apart from not always getting the squad to do the right maneuver is flying near obstacles (which was fairly crucial when bombing the rocks as an example) you end up not having the room to fly anywhere as they would just fly straight into a rock or something, it's stupid.
The production on the music is quite good in places but I don't think the composition suits the game. However one track has remained with me and I cant stop humming it, (it's the one with the drums over it just a little before you go out and do a mission).
So to conclude, don't buy this game. It's quite boring, I tried to like it but my advice: crack out pilotwings on the N64 again, what a masterpiece!
Yacht Club Games Interview
David D'Angelo gives us some chat on Shovel Knight
Reggie Fils-Aime Talks Nintendo Third Party Woes
Who needs Call of Duty when you have Mario and Zelda
11.5.2014 Nintendo Direct Showcases Upcoming Games
2015 shaping up to be a great year
Nintendo Introducing a Pre-Download Option for its Digital Releases
An exciting idea that brings a potential problem with it
Former Factor 5 President Reveals Cancelled Rogue Squadron Game for the Wii
The force wasn't strong with this one
3DS Homebrew Channel Back on Track After Slight Delay
Giving gamers a place to brew their own games
Pokemon: Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire Dual Pack Confirmed
Why choose, when you can have both
Wii U Owners Frustrated Over Low Stock for Bayonetta 2
This witch is proving elusive for gamers
Super Smash Bros. Overload
8 player smash, new game modes, stage builder, and the return of Mewtwo
The Voice: I Want You
Released on October 21st, 2014
Wii's World is not officially affiliated with Nintendo! (but they wish we were).