Game Amongst the Clouds

Singapore Airlines has introduced The Red Eye Collection Games – console gaming in-flight – for the first time on an in-flight entertainment (IFE) platform in India. Executive Traveller takes a tour of console gaming in the skies.

Earlier, it was only restricted to ground platforms such as gaming sets and smart phones, but now, customers of all ages travelling on the Airline have something special to look forward to besides familiar IFE offerings such as movies, TV programmes and music.  Singapore Airlines’enhanced IFE offering allows customers to play up to 15 console games at 35,000 feet above the ground.

Direction: Sky

The Red Eye Collection games will add to the more than 80 games currently available on KrisWorld – Singapore Airlines’ award-winning in-flight entertainment system. The games will feature high-quality graphics and effects.

Highlights of the collection include the multi-award-winning Worms series, which is available exclusively on the Airline; Actua Golf 2, an advanced golf simulation game; Actua Soccer 3, a 3D-graphics football game; Fallout, an RPG (Role Playing Game) of the Year award winner; Syberia, an Adventure Game of the Year award winner acclaimed for its graphic design and intelligent script; as well as Warm Up!, an F1- style racing game and much more.

Travellers on Singapore Airlines are usually business travellers, leisure travellers, MICE travellers, honeymooners, young voyagers and students and the Red Eye Collection is perfect for all of them.

Soon to be available on one of three daily flights on the Mumbai – Singapore route which is operated with the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.  These will be available to all customers on this route at no extra fee, in all classes of travel.

Entertainment Overload

Recently, Singapore Airlines announced the launch customer for Panasonic Avionics’ next generation eX3 system which will have the capability to provide broadband Internet services to passenger devices and the seat-back, mobile phone services, as well as a global live television service. The eX3 is Panasonic’s most advanced IFEC system which will offer the latest video screen technology and touch-screen handsets in all classes of travel. Customers will experience higher levels of personalisation with KrisWorld providing intelligent content recommendations based on passenger ratings and preferences. Customers can expect the latest games and applications, an e-Library containing newspapers and magazines, social networking functions, as well as an innovative new touch-screen graphical user interface. This is what we term as enhanced in-flight entertainment.

The entire collection of The Red Eye games has been carefully chosen to include only the most popular console games such as Worms 3D, Worms Armageddon, Actua Golf 3D, Actua Soccer 3D.

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