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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 Company logo
Battlehawks 1942 DOS Japanese destroyer in flames
Battlehawks 1942 DOS F4F-3A cockpit - chasing Zeros!
Battlehawks 1942 DOS Exploding Zero - closer

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User Reviews

The game that defined all future WWII air combat simulators DOS Raphael (1159)
If you enjoy WWII you want this flight combat sim. DOS gametrader (229)

Critic Reviews

Power Play Atari ST 1989 78 out of 100 78
The Games Machine (UK) DOS May, 1989 75 out of 100 75
Power Play DOS 1989 74 out of 100 74
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Jun, 1989 73 out of 100 73
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jan, 1993 72 out of 100 72
Amiga Games Amiga Jan, 1993 72 out of 100 72
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Jun, 1989 72 out of 100 72
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1990 71 out of 100 71
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST May, 1989 7.6 out of 12 63
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga May, 1989 7.4 out of 12 62

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Lucasfilm Flight Sim Group 3 Pseudo_Intellectual (47935)
Mar 23, 2012

Trivia

Awards

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

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