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Jane's Combat Simulations: WWII Fighters (Windows)

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Description

You get to fly either as an Allied or German pilot during World War II. You'll only get to fly fighters, but the selection is very good, ranging from the FW-190, BF-109, and Me-262 to the P-51, P-47, P-38, and the Spitfire. There's a lot to learn, but it's very easy to get in and fly. You also have the option of playing single missions or starting off on a career.

Screenshots

Jane's Combat Simulations: WWII Fighters Windows The view from the cockpit of a P-51 Mustang
Jane's Combat Simulations: WWII Fighters Windows The game starts in the Information Room of the 'Museum'
Jane's Combat Simulations: WWII Fighters Windows If it's just a quick dogfight you want, you can create less detailed Quick Missions
Jane's Combat Simulations: WWII Fighters Windows Various external views of you and your flight are available

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User Reviews

Not bad, but not playtested very well Maury Markowitz (226) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars

The Press Says

GameGenie 1998 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Gamezilla Jan 27, 1999 92 out of 100 92
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Dec 30, 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameSpot Dec 28, 1998 9 out of 10 90
Attack Games Feb, 1999 9 out of 10 90
Power Play Jan, 1999 88 out of 100 88
GameStar (Germany) Dec, 1998 86 out of 100 86
PC Player (Germany) Jan, 1999 86 out of 100 86
PC Gamer Mar, 1999 84 out of 100 84
IGN Dec 29, 1998 8 out of 10 80

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Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 1999 (Issue #177) – Runner-up as Best Simulation of the Year
  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/2000 – Best Flight Simulation in 1999

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Spectre (120) added Jane's Combat Simulations: WWII Fighters (Windows) on Jun 16, 2000