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Score Breakdown Based on 241 ratings
  1. 10 (38)
  2. 9 (75)
  3. 8 (85)
  4. 7 (21)
  5. 6 (7)
  6. 5 (5)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (6)

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  • User Rating:6.8

    Mediocre game, warning budget version has no audio tracks.

    What is most important: The game is not a real simulation, but rather a strategy-role-playing game. Actually, you don't have to do anything in a mission except for operating the Norden bomb sight for a precise and succes... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.1

    Crew Sim

    Oddly enough, I'm writing the review to this game after I purchased the recently Released Silent Hunter III. In a strange way these two titles share some similarities. Since this is a review for the former and I'm not ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7

    Sounds kind of like a July 4th fireworks celebration. The audio is incredible.

    I really enjoyed playing this. The graphics are very good for the majority of the game. What I mean is if you are flying, everything looks terrific. It is the terrain that doesn’t look so good when viewed close up. There... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    The game which does tribute to the B-17 bombers and the servicemen that flew them.

    If you seen the film Memphis Belle, the story of a flight crew after long career they just had to fly 1 more mission before they reached their limit before retairment. The Plane they flew, is called Memphis Belle and I w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.8

    B-17 Flying Fortress, an Excellent game

    Firstly I would like to say that anyone who complains about boredom obviously doesn't play many sims. Sims are very slow paced games but in my opinion more fun, challenging, and worthwhile than an overly flashy and viole... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5

    It is old yes, but this is still the only real b-17 simulator out there and its GREAT!

    B-17 Flying Fortress has and still is the best B-17 simulator out there...released in Late 2000 this game sold quickly and became a huge success right off the bat and is still somewhat popular. If you look around you c... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    The Best B17 Sim Around

    Even though it's not a new, brimming with the latest 3D features, kind of game, B-17 Flying Fortress has by all accounts the best interaction in its genre. Yes it does. Why? Because it's truly the only one of it's kind.... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful