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Battlehawks 1942

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Platforms
Critic Score User Score
Amiga
65
3.4
Atari ST
75
4.0
DOS
78
3.6
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Description

Fly as an American or Japanese pilot in one of 4 operations in the Pacific Theatre during WWII. This simulation can also qualify as educational software because the manual features tons of historical information. Twelve aircraft (including variants) and about 20 types of ships are represented. First of the Lucasfilm/Lawrence Holland WWII air combat trilogy.

Screenshots

Battlehawks 1942 Amiga Main menu
Battlehawks 1942 Amiga Watching a replay of a dive bombing run.
Battlehawks 1942 Amiga You can fly 16 missions for the USN or the IJN.
Battlehawks 1942 Atari ST Battle selection screen

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User Reviews

The game that defined all future WWII air combat simulators DOS Raphael (1160)
If you enjoy WWII you want this flight combat sim. DOS gametrader (229)

Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Jun, 1989 935 out of 1000 94
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Feb, 1989 928 out of 1000 93
Power Play Atari ST 1989 78 out of 100 78
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Feb, 1989 8.8 out of 12 73
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Jun, 1989 73 out of 100 73
ST/Amiga Format Atari ST Jun, 1989 73 out of 100 73
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jan, 1993 72 out of 100 72
CU Amiga Amiga May, 1989 71 out of 100 71
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1990 71 out of 100 71
Power Play Amiga Jun, 1989 79 out of 100 21

Forums

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Lucasfilm Flight Sim Group 3 Pseudo_Intellectual (44829)
Mar 23, 2012

Trivia

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • October 1989 (Issue #64) – Action Game of the Year

Contributed to by POMAH (35663), Raphael (1160) and Terok Nor (19569)