Editors' reviewThis realistic, first-person, airplane-shooting game's motto might as well be "Kill 'em all and let God sort 'em out." Reminiscent of many flight-simulation games, Gunner2 Xmas Pack 1 places you in the cockpit of a fighter plane, where you must defend your ships by shooting down enemy aircraft. We enjoyed the 3D graphics and nearly cinematic-quality sound effects, and we thought the heavy-metal soundtrack was appropriate for a game so bent on destruction. Even though you have an unlimited number of rounds, we still found the game challenging; it took a while for us to destroy our first enemy plane. You can change the screen resolution, the difficulty level, the music, the sound, and the controls. We recommend reconfiguring the mouse to a more sensitive setting, as the default makes it tough to quickly pivot to follow incoming planes. Though it might be too violent for young children, most other folks will likely enjoy this tough, action-packed game.
If you're looking for original, non-mainstream, 3D-shooter software, Gunner2 is your primary source of adrenaline-pumped action. The game is divided into three episodes: World War II-style Episode I, with old-fashioned crafts and weapons; Episode II with modern crafts and weapons; and futuristic Episode III with UFOs and plasma weapons. Now for the surprise: All your targets are up in the air. The game features nine types of weapons, 19 enemy crafts, 35 levels, great graphics, studio-quality sound effects, and addictive gameplay.
Version 2.26.482 features some improvements and bug fixes.