UPDATE 12TH JUNE: You didn't throw away your old Xbox discs did you?! Quick, go find them in your local time-warp video game store, because old Xbox discs will work in Xbox Ones. Not only that but digital licenses will carry over and you can system-link across all three generations of console too.
Shadowrun creator Jordan Weisman wants to resurrect Crimson Skies.
Trade secret: for the last 10 years, reviewing PC flight games has been a piece of cake. Step one - rabbit on about the fun-quotient, physics, visuals, missions and multiplayer for a bit. Step two - slip on the knuckledusters and deliver the kidney punch: "Of course, if you're after superlative sky thrills, you're still far better off with Crimson Skies."
The man behind classic airplane game Crimson Skies has plans to bring the series back to life.
Microsoft is remaining quiet on rumours that Crimson Skies 2 is in development.
Plug yourself in to Crimson Skies on Xbox Live today and you'll discover a hangar-full of new content ready to wing its way towards you. Microsoft has released three new planes (the Vampire, Firebrand and Hellhound), two new maps (canyon/cave-based Badlands and the night-time ruins-hopping Lost Plateau) and two new gametypes unto the masses this week, and the best bit is that it's all free.
High-flying fans of Crimson Skies will be pleased to learn of new content available for the game over Xbox Live - a new plane and multiplayer map to be precise.
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As a number of you have spotted over the Easter weekend, Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge will feature Xbox Live support for up to 16 players, with a range of game modes which sound new but probably aren't. Dogfight and Team Dogfight obviously aren't fooling anyone, and Flag Heist sounds familiar too, but as for Wild Chicken, Keep Away and Team Keep Away, we're not so certain. However, even if they aren't anything new, the idea of proper online aerial combat is still very enticing - as is the promise of downloadable maps and planes post-release.
With its simple controls and flight model, swashbuckling storyline,