Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Soars on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 Next Year

For the first time since the Xbox 360-exclusive Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation in 2007, Namco Bandai's flight-action series will make its way to HD platforms next year. Ace Combat: Assault Horizon was revealed last night in trailer form -- found after the break courtesy of GameSpot -- and brings the popular series back to the Xbox 360 and to the PS3 for the first time.

Currently in development at Project Aces, Assault Horizon is set to include sky-high single and multiplayer action and, according to the wording in the game's announcement trailer, will reboot the franchise. Sadly, additional details are scarce.

Other tidbits gleaned from the trailer point to destructible environments, helicopter action and quick-time events. QTEs? Finally! Nobody ever uses those in games anymore.

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