In MySims SkyHeroes, players take to the sky to lead the resistance against Morcubus and his drone army and to stop his plans to take over the skyways. Starting as an unknown pilot, players fight to become a celebrated hero as they defeat dangerous enemies in aerial combat, test their reflexes in fast-paced speed challenges, and take on massive enemy bosses that demand all their skills as a pilot to survive. As they progress, players build, customize and tune their aircraft to give them an edge in combat – upgrade wings for swifter maneuvers, switch out the engine for a speed boost, or change the paint job to camouflage the plane and avoid enemy fire.
EA had a good idea when it chose to branch out with its MySims games, putting its characters in interesting situations (being secret agents, racing, etc.) rather than running the usual Sim-my standard. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean all the ideas work. The latest in the series, SkyHeroes, tries to adapt to a style similar to the flying stages in the Nintendo 64 classic Diddy Kong Racing, relying heavily on air combat. We use the word “tries” because it simply runs out of gas before reaching the finish line.The story’s not bad. In the game, you’ll create your heroic pilot and team up with a group of aviators battling against the MorcuCorp, an evil group dedicated to destroying the simplistic Sim way of life. Now, being a kids’ game, you don’t have to worry about bloodshed or... Read Review