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20th Aug '16 1:31:06 AM Perelandra
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* TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon and the FinalBoss of ''VideoGame/BreathOfFireIII'' are located within Space Station "Myria", which [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin pretty much describes itself]].
20th Aug '16 1:26:42 AM Perelandra
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* Can be [[InvokedTrope invoked]] by the player in ''VideoGame/{{Terraria}}'' by building boss arenas, fortresses or sky bridges high into the stratosphere and engaging bosses there, most notably the [[FinalBoss Moon Lord]].
20th Aug '16 1:19:32 AM Perelandra
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** A similar instance happens for the first boss of ''Contra: Rebirth'', where you fight a giant alien centipede amongst the wreckage of a space station falling to earth.
** Likewise for the TrueFinalBoss fights of ''Contra III'' and ''Contra: Shattered Soldier'', both fought while hanging from or standing on the wings of the heroes' plane.

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** A similar instance happens for the The first boss of ''Contra: Rebirth'', where you Rebirth'' has the players fight a giant alien centipede amongst amidst the wreckage of a space station falling to earth.
** Likewise for
Earth, itself a CallBack to ''Neo Contra's'' final boss battle which involves fighting the giant head of [[spoiler: Bill Rizer]] during ''atmospheric reentry'' while standing on a piece of space station wreckage.
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TrueFinalBoss fights of ''Contra III'' and ''Contra: Shattered Soldier'', Soldier'' are both fought while hanging from or standing on the wings of the heroes' plane.aircraft.
20th Aug '16 1:12:45 AM Perelandra
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** In a less fantastical vein, the ''Big Magnum'' route of ''Hard Corps'' has the players face off against General Tiberius' eponymous [[OrbitalBombardment Alien Cell-powered superweapon platform]] located in the Earth's orbit. [[spoiler: [[BittersweetEnding The heroes don't survive the battle, but they manage to take both Tiberius and the Alien Cell with them]]. Earth erects memorials of the Hard Corps to commemorate their HeroicSacrifice.]]

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** In a less fantastical vein, the ''Big Magnum'' route of ''Hard Corps'' has the players face off against General Tiberius' Colonel Bahamut's eponymous [[OrbitalBombardment Alien Cell-powered superweapon platform]] located in the Earth's orbit. [[spoiler: [[BittersweetEnding The heroes don't survive the battle, but they manage to take both Tiberius Bahamut and the Alien Cell with them]]. Earth erects memorials of the Hard Corps to commemorate their HeroicSacrifice.]]
20th Aug '16 1:11:06 AM Perelandra
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* The final battle against Tiberius in ''VideoGame/HardCorpsUprising'' has you fall from the destroyed battleship while fighting his OneWingedAngel form. You have to use the fragments of the battleship in order to stay alive during the fight, but be careful, the fragments can be destroyed as well.
** A similar instance happens for the first boss of ''VideoGame/{{Contra}}: Rebirth'', where you fight a giant alien centipede amongst the wreckage of a space station falling to earth.
** Likewise for the TrueFinalBoss fights of ''Contra III'' and ''Contra: Shattered Soldier'', both fought while hanging from or standing on the wings of the heroes' plane.

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* The final battle against Tiberius in ''VideoGame/HardCorpsUprising'' ''VideoGame/{{Contra}}'' has you fall from several instances, many of which invoke RuleOfCool, ArtisticLicensePhysics ''and'' ArtisticLicenseBiology ''[[UpToEleven all at the destroyed battleship while fighting his OneWingedAngel form. You have to use the fragments of the battleship in order to stay alive during the fight, but be careful, the fragments can be destroyed as well.
** A similar instance happens for the first boss of ''VideoGame/{{Contra}}: Rebirth'', where you fight a giant alien centipede amongst the wreckage of a space station falling to earth.
** Likewise for the TrueFinalBoss fights of ''Contra III'' and ''Contra: Shattered Soldier'', both fought while hanging from or standing on the wings of the heroes' plane.
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** The final battle against Tiberius in ''VideoGame/HardCorpsUprising'' has you fall from the destroyed battleship while fighting his OneWingedAngel form. You have to use the fragments of the battleship in order to stay alive during the fight, but be careful, the fragments can be destroyed as well.
** A similar instance happens for the first boss of ''Contra: Rebirth'', where you fight a giant alien centipede amongst the wreckage of a space station falling to earth.
** Likewise for the TrueFinalBoss fights of ''Contra III'' and ''Contra: Shattered Soldier'', both fought while hanging from or standing on the wings of the heroes' plane.
20th Aug '16 1:06:30 AM Perelandra
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** The good end route in ''Contra: Hard Corps'' has you chasing down a multi-stage rocket carrying the Alien Cell bomb by riding on top of smaller rockets. Once you reach the main rocket, you proceed to climb up its sides while shooting at alien mutants bursting out of its hull, before reaching the warhead containment unit and fighting the Alien Cell itself. Destroying the alien [[LoadBearingBoss causes the rocket to explode]] and causes you to fall off...but thankfully [[BigDamnHeroes you're rescued by the Air Police]] in the nick of time.

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** The good end route in ''Contra: Hard Corps'' has you chasing down a multi-stage rocket carrying the Alien Cell bomb by riding on top of smaller rockets. Once you reach the main rocket, you proceed to climb up its sides while shooting at alien mutants bursting out of its hull, before reaching the warhead containment unit and fighting the Alien Cell itself. Destroying the alien creature [[LoadBearingBoss causes the rocket to explode]] and causes throws you to fall off...into the wild blue yonder...but thankfully [[BigDamnHeroes you're rescued by the Air Police]] in the nick of time.
20th Aug '16 1:04:56 AM Perelandra
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** Stage 4 of ''Contra III'' starts out with a high speed motorbike chase on a highway, and ends with you grabbing onto a helicopter and riding several missiles being launched at an alien battleship, blasting away its energy shields while jumping from missile to missile for dear life. This sequence was later repeated in ''Shattered Soldier''.
** The good end route in ''Contra: Hard Corps'' has you chasing down a multi-stage rocket carrying the Alien Cell bomb by riding on top of smaller rockets. Once you reach the main rocket, you proceed to climb up its sides while shooting at alien mutants bursting out of its hull, before reaching the warhead containment unit and fighting the Alien Cell itself. Destroying the alien [[LoadBearingBoss causes the rocket to explode]] and causes you to fall off...but thankfully [[BigDamnHeroes you're rescued by the Air Police]] in the nick of time.
** In a less fantastical vein, the ''Big Magnum'' route of ''Hard Corps'' has the players face off against General Tiberius' eponymous [[OrbitalBombardment Alien Cell-powered superweapon platform]] located in the Earth's orbit. [[spoiler: [[BittersweetEnding The heroes don't survive the battle, but they manage to take both Tiberius and the Alien Cell with them]]. Earth erects memorials of the Hard Corps to commemorate their HeroicSacrifice.]]
6th Aug '16 1:11:57 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* The ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'' series has several air combat sequences, and the sixth level of ''VideoGame/HaloReach'' is [[RecycledInSpace IN SPACE!]] In another level of ''Reach'', you pilot a FutureCopter between various destinations in New Alexandria.

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* The ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'' series has several air combat sequences, and with the sixth level of ''VideoGame/HaloReach'' is being [[RecycledInSpace IN SPACE!]] In another level of ''Reach'', you pilot a FutureCopter between various destinations in New Alexandria.
12th Jul '16 12:51:14 PM AMNK
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* VideoGame/TheMatrixPathOfNeo the last few levels are '''almost''' all [[HighAltitudeBattle battles in the sky]]

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* VideoGame/TheMatrixPathOfNeo ''VideoGame/TheMatrixPathOfNeo'': the last few levels are '''almost''' all [[HighAltitudeBattle battles in the sky]]
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3rd Jul '16 6:57:44 PM Doug86
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* The largest single air battle in history occurred over the Russian battlefield of Kursk during Operation Citadel. The largest aerial campaign in history was the Battle of Britain. One candidate for the largest naval battle in history, the Battle of the Philippine Sea, featured nearly 2,000 planes (956 Allied, 750 Japanese) operating from 24 carriers and numerous airfields, and would be known as "[[CurbStompBattle The Great Marianas Turkey Shoot]]" due to the massively one-sided victory for the Allied airmen. The later Battle of Leyte Gulf would feature nearly 40 aircraft carriers on both sides, with again nearly 2,000 planes involved between both forces. WorldWarII proved that whoever controlled the skies could control the battlefield.

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* The largest single air battle in history occurred over the Russian battlefield of Kursk during Operation Citadel. The largest aerial campaign in history was the Battle of Britain. One candidate for the largest naval battle in history, the Battle of the Philippine Sea, featured nearly 2,000 planes (956 Allied, 750 Japanese) operating from 24 carriers and numerous airfields, and would be known as "[[CurbStompBattle The Great Marianas Turkey Shoot]]" due to the massively one-sided victory for the Allied airmen. The later Battle of Leyte Gulf would feature nearly 40 aircraft carriers on both sides, with again nearly 2,000 planes involved between both forces. WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII proved that whoever controlled the skies could control the battlefield.
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