For those of you interested in checking out the first review (hopefully of many) to come out of this keyboard for a videogame, head on over to Game Arena to check out my review of Skyfighter.
I have fond memories of playing old Dogfight-esque games on dodgy hand-me-down consoles from the pre-NES era. One thing which always stuck with me was the raw challenge of getting my little bi-plane to stay airborne while my neighbour (who owned the console, damn him) ripped my wings to shreds repeatedly.
The 3D games just never nailed that single-screen, competitive arcade fun in the same way (although Iâ€™ll concede that Crimson Skies was a damn good attempt to shove some joy back into the flight â€˜simâ€™ genre). Seeing Sky Fighter for the first time almost makes you think it needs an â€˜HDâ€™ on the end of the title, as it owes much to the Amiga games of old. Read more.