Gameloft’s Asphalt series has welcomed a new addition to it’s series, with the release of Asphalt 8: Airborne. Like its predecessor, Asphalt 8: Airborne has provided a good racing experience for mobile gamers.
Asphalt 8’s game play is very similar to the previous Asphalt game, Asphalt 7: Heat. The major feature I was glad they brought over was, the four different control options. You have the option of having auto acceleration and you move by tilting your device, manual acceleration and moving by tilting your device, auto acceleration and moving by using a steering wheel on your screen, and auto acceleration with movement controlled by touching the sides of your screen. Asphalt 8 Airborne has also brought over adrenaline mode, introduced in Asphalt 6.
The main focus of asphalt 8 Airborne is jumps. With Gameloft focusing on jumps you will notice a lot of jumps in each race, which seems to add more excitement and fun to each race. Players can even perform tricks in the air such as barrel rolls. The player even benefits from trying to hit these jumps, by being rewarded with adrenaline.
The single player mode is put together pretty well also. There are a total of 8 seasons, with only the first season being unlocked at the beginning of the game. Along with the 8 seasons, Asphalt 8 Airborne brings with it, 47 licensed cars which are divided into 5 tiers. The last feature I enjoyed that I would like to mention is the amazing multiplayer mode which lets you compete both locally and globally.
So overall this is a hands down a must buy for any mobile gamers who enjoy racing games. Gameloft has again put together a nice experience for players on a mobile device.