|Mode(s)||Single player, Multiplayer|
|Followed by||Ace Combat 2/Ace Combat 22|
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- This is the first game in the Ace Combat series. For other games in the series see the Ace Combat category.
Air Combat is a semi-realistic flight-sim/action game, developed by Namco and released in 1995 for the PlayStation. The name of the game was changed for overseas versions, for example in North America it is called Ace Combat.
Air Combat is also the arcade game from Namco in 1992 that simulates an F-16. The game mainly involves dog fighting and has three levels of play: Cadet, Captain and Ace. This game was the predecessor of the PlayStation series. It had an arcade sequel, Ace Combat 22.
The story begins when a terrorist force starts an uprising and inflicts massive damage across an unnamed country. Efforts to defeat these terrorists through conventional means failed and the situation turns desperate; in response, a mercenary air force has been assembled to take the fight to the enemy and free the nation from the terrorist forces.