173w ago - DoubleSix Senior Games Designer Ollie Barder has expanded on Top Gun PS3 details today, and stated it is coming soon to Sony's PlayStation Store.
To quote: Hello again! Since I spoke here last, the studio has been really busy with Top Gun - a new air combat game for the PlayStation Network based on the classic 80's film.
Needless to say it's been a lot of fun making this, as screeching across a blue sky in a F-14 Tomcat never gets old.
For those curious as to how we've tackled the game we went down a more arcade focused route for air combat, more so than other games in the genre. So instead of having to micromanage finite ammunition, stalling and the vagaries of an overly complex flight model, we've streamlined all that down and removed as many restrictions as we possibly could.
The reasoning behind this was so that the player would be able to focus on just enjoying the combat and shooting down planes with either guns or missiles. This means things like your health replenishes over time and your guns won't ever overheat. We wanted to give people the freedom to fly through a blue sky and basically get to feel...