- Doublesix Studio Head James Brooksby
via Paramount Digital Entertainment has unveiled news today that Top Gun is coming to PSN.
To quote: Maverick, Goose, Iceman and Viper will take to the sky again in Top Gun, exclusively for PlayStation Network this summer in Top Gun.
is the developer, and Paramount Digital Entertainment
will publish the game.
With the help of Jack Epps, Jr.
the screenwriter from the "Top Gun" film
, we built a game that allows players to relive and go beyond the original film.
The film itself uses only a few environments and shows very little actual air combat. So, with Jack's help, we created fresh action at flight school and added more combat against the Soviets over the Indian Ocean.
Top Gun is a free-flying air combat shooter where, as Maverick, players will blast enemies out of the sky in dogfight battles, obliterate ground- and air-based targets and show off their extreme flying prowess.
Campaign mode features three parts: Prologue, where you will be introduced to your Soviet enemy, Flight School, where you will compete against Iceman, Merlin, etc. for Top Gun honors, and active combat over the Indian Ocean.
There will also be a single-player Horde Mode and five online multiplayer modes: Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Top Gun (choose your wingman and compete against enemy pairs), Bombing Run (defend and attack mobile bases) and Capture the Flag.
Yes, you can request a flyby. Yes, the day you can grow a moustache like Goose is the day you are officially a man.
Yes, the development team may have reenacted the volleyball scene many times for creative inspiration. No, you cannot join us.