Ace Combat 2 is the sequel to the 1995 Arcade/Flight-sim Air Combat, released in 1997 by Namco. Ace Combat 2 continues the arcade style gameplay of its predecessor; albeit with some minor improvements. It is part of the Ace Combat series. Ace Combat 2 is the second Ace Combat game for the PlayStation. It has been seen as the best one for the PlayStation, and many other games in the series use similar maps or scenarios from missions in this game.