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Aerial combat Altitude 2D multiplayer goes free on Steam

If you find yourself with time on your hands and nothing to do on this dull Thursday afternoon, allow me to direct your attention to Altitude. It’s a cute, cartoony little 2D multiplayer aerial combat game with multiple modes of #gameplay and an unexpectedly sophisticated control scheme. More to the point, developer #NimblyGames is now offering it completely free.

Having spent a few minutes with Altitude to offer any definitive opinions, but PC Gamer UK said it’s “deceptively deep [and] rewarding to master”. Plus it’s a relatively tiny download—62 meg or thereabouts—so why not?

And in fact, it does look pretty good. It offers multiple free-for-all and team-based gameplay modes, Call of Duty-style perks, a variety of power-ups, and a throttle-based flight model complete with stalls. And  it’s free? Because it is.

Altitude is available on Steam, or DRM-free for Linux, Mac and Windows PC from

Reblogged from: pcgamer


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