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Jump Jet (DOS)

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Written by  :  Clockwork (154)
Written on  :  Jun 04, 2001
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Summary

One of MicroProse's most overlooked flight sim

The Good

Harrier Jump Jet is a very detailed flight simulator of the RAF's Harrier GR7 and the US Marine Corps' AV-8B using a - for its time - very innovative gouraud shading technology to create more realistic looking objects and landscapes. With excellent graphics, flight dynamics, and campaign options, Harrier Jump Jet is highly recommended to all armchair pilots, and especially to fans of Digital Integration's Tornado.

The Bad

It is not realistic by todays standards and you may find not much difference from one mission to another.

The Bottom Line

One of MicroProse's most overlooked flight sim. Developed by the UK division of MicroProse, Harrier Jump Jet is a great addition to the company's long list of classic flight-sims. It may not be as realistic as Simis' Super-VGA Harrier, but it's hell of a lot of fun to fly.