First game published by Square Enix to be Xbox 360 exclusive, Project Sylpheed is a space 3d shooter that will without a doubt remind quite a few of the excellent Wing Commander series.
D+PAD Magazine writes:
The previous entry in this series talked about a few multiplayer games that offered something a bit different to the norm, but this journey into the depths of the 360’s back catalogue isn’t done yet. There’s a wealth of distinctly fun single-player experiences to be had that might not be triple-A titles, but have a certain charm to them. Quite often these games are flawed, but that shouldn’t stop anyone from playing them; they show that there’s far more to the 360 than just Gears, Forza and Halo and that’s worthy of praise in its own right.
Master Samo writes: "Gamers need to realize that when Final Fantasy XIII was announced, last year, as a multiplatform title, the subliminal message that was sent by Microsoft due to that announcement was quite clear. Regardless of whether or not gamers would actually admit it, the undeniable fact remains that such an announcement is destined to create a paradigm shift in the way people view Microsoft forever.
If you pay close attention to the Square-Microsoft relationship and its progression, you would begin to notice a pattern materializing before your very eyes. The pattern is more like water testing. Let me explain,..."
When you think of Square Enix, space combat doesn't exactly come to mind. I think of turn based battles, and feminine leading male protagonists. While Project Sylpheed does have the latter, it's not a turn based RPG. It's a space combat simulator, and it's really not as bad as you may have heard.