Microsoft releases next-gen air combat app 'Cold Alley' for Windows 8.1, promises console quality gaming Written by Ron on December 28, 2013, 09:06PM
Straight out of Microsoft Studios is a brand new gaming app for Windows 8.1 and Windows RT which promises console quality gaming. Cold Alley is a beautiful, immersive, and fun game that features a great story and places you in the cockpit of a jet fighter.
"With an extensive single player campaign and a huge set of skirmish modes, the non-stop action will keep you on the edge of your seat! Travel back in time to experience the unwritten history of covert operations. Master over a dozen models of aircraft as you take part in the race for jet fighter domination," the app description reads.
Cold Alley runs for $6.99, which is an expensive yet appropriate price for an app that features unparalleled visuals, audio, and special effects including bump mapping, realistic atmospheric effects, volumetric clouds, sun glare, day and night transitions, and much more. This game will make you forget that you are playing a modern app on a Windows tablet!
With Cold Alley, you can hone your skills with the campaign, Dogfight missions, Survival mode, Free for All, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag, and Defend the Base. The developers also promise more game modes to come in the future. You can also take off and land on landing strips, as well as aircraft carriers with this game. In fact, you can soar through fully recreated cities with realistic weather and atmospheric effects. Truly an amazing immersive gameplay.
"Cold Alley is designed for players of all generations and skill levels, whether veteran or novice. Take full control, or leave the flying to the auto-pilot while you fire missiles and issue squadron commands!" the app description explains. Here are the key features of this app:
- Story driven campaign
- Multiple game modes
- Amazing 3D graphics
- Great collection of planes
- High detailed maps
- Varied gameplay mechanics
- Arcade and simulation controls
- Realistic sound and graphical effects
Hit the download link below to snag the app for either your Windows 8.1 or Windows RT device. The price is $6.99 and there is no free trial option. Let us know if you like it!