Right since the starting of electronic gaming on various media, players from all over the world have always been observed to be highly entertained by a number of games involving war and military operations. War games generally simulate a battle action in which the player leads the role of fighting against the attacking military forces with various levels of virtual reality. Today, we have various games under this category like Age of Empires, Call of Duty, Conquerors, Freedom Fighters and highly realistic simulations like Combat Flight Simulator. Looking at the wide popularity of games in this category, Falco Fire v.2.8 is a nice small game for short timers or rookie users.
Falco Fire is a freeware war game by Falco Software Company. Like other war games, this game also features an interesting scenario for greater involvement of the player in the story mode of the game. The game features the time of year 2105 which is the time of crisis due to energy shortages and climatic changes leading to widespread disasters. At this time, an energy field has been discovered in Siberia which is the matter of contention among various major economies of the world. There is a civil war going on in Russia and US is eying this last energy field for taking it in his own hands and the player somehow gets into this civil war. The interface of the game is 2D in which the whole gameplay is shown from the top of the battleground. The sound and graphics quality of the game is fairly good which makes the game suitable for a computer with any configuration. The game features 28 missions for the player and has three levels of difficulty which the user can select according to his expertise.
To sum up, Falco Fire v.2.8 is a nice and compact alternative for the war game enthusiasts. Hence, it receives a score of four and a half rating points on the scale of five.