User reviews for Battle Engine Aquila
7.9 / 10Combined Score
~Scenery can get a bit repetitve
~To hard to obtain high grades
Well when I first saw this game I wasn't to sure about it but my brother wanted it real bad so I went along with it; the next moment I'm hooked on it and not believing my eyes on how excellent the graphics are. This game has got to be one of the best games for this type (it's even better than mechassault). But I found this to be better than most games in this genre because there is a good army and a bad (evil) army and it's not like your all alone. You have the aid of hundreds of troops and paratroopers and many different battle tanks and aircraft plus there is a selection of the 3 finest pilots to aid you during your course to make things easier. In the game there are many levels to go through and depending on how you do in the game it can lead you to differnt routes (different levels) and dificulties (2 of the...
The transition from Walker Tank to Airplane results in your hovering above the ground a bit longer than it should. If you're low on health and try to escape, you'll probably explode. And whats up with the Military making vehicles too complex for normal pilots?
Overall the game is fast and furious. It delivers. The addition of different variants of Aquila if another added bonus. The controls are excellent, and destructive. The Weapon Augmented thing is very helpful in bad situations. I have no idea how it works other than it happens every time I need it. Mainly because its a massive roiling, tumbling ball of blue-hot plasma.
Repetative, shallower than a puddle and an awful storyline. Just little niggles, though.
Battle Engine Aquila is a game that has ridden upon quite a lot of hype, and I'm happy to say that what it promises, it delivers.
Battle Engine Aquila (Aquila being latin for 'Eagle') is definatly its own game, with enough original ideas to make me confused to find a real comparison. I suppose its a small bit like the excellent Star Wars: Rogue Squadron II for the Gamecube - you basically take command of a large kill machine, and deal high-calibre justice to those who don't see things your way.
Your machine is versatile enough for this to be done in two different ways - you can either stomp around as a walker, blowing up anything that gets in your way, or, for a limited time, you can convert your machine into an airborne death dealer, and rule the skies. Both f...