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Flying Nightmares is a 3-D flight-sim game that has the player take to the controls of the Harrier jet, flying in a series of missions with realistic controls and weapon systems against a horde of enemy planes and ground units.

The player can also fly alongside three computer wingmen that will help them out during missions, completing certain objectives such as destroying certain enemy units or protecting friendly units. There is a multitude of views to choose from (1st, 3rd and even a missiles POV) and features FMV sequences between missions that tell the story of the game.


Flying Nightmares 3DO Main menu.
Flying Nightmares 3DO Oh... oh boy.  I don't even know how to take off.
Flying Nightmares 3DO Switchable external view.
Flying Nightmares 3DO Attacking a boat.

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GamePro (US) 3DO Nov, 1995 4 out of 5 80
3DO Magazine (UK) 3DO Aug, 1995 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Players 3DO Jan, 1996 75 out of 100 75
Power Unlimited 3DO Mar, 1996 7.2 out of 10 72
Mega Fun 3DO Nov, 1995 65 out of 100 65
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) 3DO Nov, 1995 24.5 out of 40 61
Video Games 3DO Jan, 1996 54 out of 100 54
All Game Guide 3DO 1998 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20


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