Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Sky Crawlers: Innocent Aces – Review Roundup: Featuring GeoEye High Resolution Imagery

Nintendo World Report – 90. Innocent Aces isn’t going to stun anyone from a visual standpoint, but it is a competent effort. The landscape uses GeoEye images, as Project Aces is known for doing, to create landscapes captured from satellite images of the Earth’s surface. However, they decided to use a more colorful palette to complement the cartoon images of the source material, rather than the realistic terrain that the GeoEye system is known for. It is still great to fly over cities, deserts, forests, and oceans. The aircraft, while not highly detailed, are pleasing to the eye and there are plenty of them on screen at once. The game runs smoothly and properly conveys the speed of an aircraft in flight. Outside of missions, there are hand-drawn cinematics, created by the same team that produced The Sky Crawlers film. The character designs in these cutscenes are great, and the art is fantastic...

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About GeoEye

GeoEye, Inc. is an international information services company serving government and commercial markets. The Company is recognized as one of the geospatial industry's high resolution imagery experts, delivering exceptional quality imagery products and solutions to customers around the world. Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, the Company has 534 employees, as of June 30, 2009, dedicated to developing best-in-class geospatial, communications and information products, systems and services. The Company provides support to academic institutions and non-governmental organizations through the GeoEye Foundation (http://www.geoeyefoundation.org). GeoEye is a public company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol GEOY. Additional information about GeoEye is available at www.geoeye.com.

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