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Battlehawks 1942

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
...
3.4
Atari ST
...
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 DOS Rear gunner
Battlehawks 1942 Amiga Luckily a rescue plane discovered my raft.
Battlehawks 1942 Amiga You can fly 16 missions for the USN or the IJN.
Battlehawks 1942 Atari ST Chasing an enemy plane

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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)

The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Jun, 1989 930 out of 1000 93
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Feb, 1989 928 out of 1000 93
Computer and Video Games (CVG) DOS Mar, 1989 85 out of 100 85
Power Play Atari ST 1989 78 out of 100 78
The Games Machine (UK) DOS May, 1989 75 out of 100 75
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jan, 1993 72 out of 100 72
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1990 71 out of 100 71
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

Topic # Posts Last Post
Lucasfilm Flight Sim Group 3 Pseudo_Intellectual (44595)
Mar 23, 2012

Trivia

Awards

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

Contributed to by POMAH (34321), Raphael (1160) and Terok Nor (18823)