Ubisoft tooday announced a new Tom Clancy video game, this time a flight simulator named Air Combat in the works at Ubisoft's Bucharest studio for next generation consoles and PC. Set in the near future, the game imagines a world where a private military force has accumulated such power that it attacks the USA. Thrust into the cockpits of incredibly powerful and technologically advanced jet fighters, gamers will benefit from hi-tech piloting assistance, providing comfort, security and enhanced perception. As players gain skills and confidence, they will be able to shed the assistance. Tom Clancy's Air Combat will hit the store shelves in 2008.