Air Legends update is LIVE!

May 19th, 2009 by Sharky

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Exciting news!

The Air Legends update is available now on the Xbox 360 Community Games marketplace.

If you’ve already got Air Legends (thank you), you should re-download the game to get the update. (at this stage Community Games don’t automatically inform you of an update – microsoft are adding that soon.)

If you’ve not tried Air Legends before, or it didn’t appeal, please do check out this new version.

The update adds some great improvements and addresses a couple of common complaints about the game, while retaining the existing gameplay for those already happy with it.

I hope you like it. I’d really appreciate if you also head over to xblcg.info and rate it.

Final change list below…

  • new game “Speed” option of Normal, Speedy or MANIC. These will effect the aircraft speed, acceleration, turn rate & increase bullet damage noticably. MANIC in particular should appeal to the more “twitch” gamer types. While Normal is the status quo.
  • New “Flight School” mode for learning and practicing the Controls. This is basically a free flight mode with interactive instruction, hints and tips.
  • Lastly, due to popular request I’ve added a 2 second invulnerability after respawning. Something that should always have been there, but I shelved to make my new year launch deadline.
  • Added animated score +/- for when player scores hits.

It’s immensely satisfying to have this update complete. While I’m not ruling out further updates & features, I feel I can at last shift focus to game #2

p.s. I’ve a little tweaking to do before I can release the Windows version of the Update, so stay tuned.

3 Responses to “Air Legends update is LIVE!”

  1. “Air Legends” price drop – now only 80 pts! | Sharky’s Blog Says:

    [...] also like to remind you that in May 2009 the game was Updated with significant gameplay improvements. Be sure to give it another try, and please do Rate it either on the Dashboard or the web [...]

  2. DP Says:

    Hi Sharky,

    Love your game, just wondering whether it’s possible to add achievements to your game? As me and my buds plays alot on splitscreen but don’t get that sense of achievements after all the kills…

    Would like to suggest maybe you can add a bomber raid/protect or sort.. then it will be awesome… Don’t mind paying another 80 points for it.

    DP

  3. Sharky Says:

    Thanks DP. Great to have your feedback.

    Unfortunately games on the Indie games marketplace can not have *real* achievements – ala Xbox LIVE achievements.

    However a number of games have been designed with their own version of achievements. I love the idea of adding achievments, but I don’t plan on making further changes to Air Legends now.

    However I do have a new game in development, so adding achievements of some sort is not out of the question. Taking the best bits of Air Legends, but still a significantly different game, and different era of aircraft.

    Thanks again,

    Lawrence (aka. Sharky)

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