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If a game does one or two things very well, and other things not so well, is that game a success or a failure?
Nations: WWII Fighter Command
Nations' flight model will instantly turn off those looking for a realistic flight sim, while the box description might turn away those looking for a more accessible game.
Luftwaffe had the makings of an interesting, offbeat sim. Indeed, with some serious patching and a complete reissue, it could still become one.
Rebel Raiders: Operation Nighthawk
Rebel Raiders: Operation Nighthawk is a futuristic jet combat game with three unique aircraft, 16 missions, and 32 challenges.
It falls in line with the "great box, nice FMV, mediocre game" model.
Heroes Over Europe
Dogfight in the skies above Europe as you follow the stories of three Allied pilots during WWII.
Fair Strike isn't all bad, but it buckles under the weight of many problems.
For someone who's never played a computer game, Fighter Pilot might be fun for a little while.
Sabre Ace: Conflict Over Korea
It's unfortunate that there are so many failings in Sabre Ace, since the overall package, subject matter, and mission structure are all good.
F/A-18 Precision Strike Fighter
F/A-18 Precision Strike Fighter is a good flight sim for its time. The problem is that its time is four years past.
Dark Horizon is a space combat simulation featuring 22 missions, full ship customization, and several modes of combat.
Agile Warrior F-111X
Not-so-exciting gameplay, not-so-absorbing missions, and not-so-hot graphics...
In a genre that's already given us Hind, Longbow, and the Comanche series,AHx-1 simply doesn't measure up.
IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover
IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover takes place in 1940 during the pivotal aerial battle for the skies over Britain between the British, the German and the Italian air forces.
It's something to goof around with when you have 10 minutes to kill, but if you want any more than that, you should look elsewhere.
Air Power: Battle in the Skies
As one of four dukes of Karanthia, the game's fictional setting, you must crush your opponents in order to become the supreme emperor.
Top Gun: Fire at Will!
Top Gun may be of interest to diehard fans of the movie, or as a “training” simulation for those intimidated by EF-2000. Everyone else is advised to “turn and burn."
Top Gun: Hornet's Nest
Top Gun: Hornet's Nest has little to recommend it, other than some original (if wacky) mission scenarios.
B-17 Gunner: Air War Over Germany
It's really just a shoot-'em-up game that gives you targets to shoot at but restricts your movement.
Whirlwind Over Vietnam
Whirlwind Over Vietnam is a helicopter combat sim set during the Vietnam War.
Flyboys Squadron is an WWI flight-based MMO game based on the MGM movie of the same name.
Damage Inc.: Pacific Squadron WWII
Damage Inc.: Pacific Squadron WWII is a flight-combat simulation game in which you pilot military aircraft across the Pacific theater during World War II.