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Ace Combat X — Skies of Deception at Amazon
"Ace Combat X includes 40 upgradeable planes and a variety of game modes."
Aces of War at Amazon
"Aces of War aims to create a true SIM of the air battles of World War II, but it also includes an arcade mode."
After Burner — Black Falcon at Amazon
"An arcade-style flight combat sim featuring 19 customizable planes."
Air Conflicts — Aces of World War II at Amazon
"This World War II arcade flight SIM lets players choose from four factions and recreates 17 authentic planes."
Heatseeker at Amazon
"A single-player-only modern combat flight SIM featuring more than 30 different jets."
IL-2 Sturmovik — Birds of Prey at Amazon
"Players fly 30 missions from six World War II battles in IL-2 Sturmovik."
Good variety of play options.
Quite realistic for a portable game.
Difficult to win.
Voices don’t seem to match characters.
Released just about everywhere (Japan, Europe, Australia, and North America), "Ace Combat X" includes 40 upgradeable planes and a variety of game modes. There is a single-player storyline, plus wireless multiplayer action for up to four players. The setting is a fictional world with many similarities to the real world.
Free-flight mode adds fun.
Accurately renders WWII planes.
No multi-player mode.
Background environments are hit and miss.
"Aces of War" aims to create a true SIM of the air battles of World War II, but it also includes an arcade mode. It is single-player only and includes a free-flight mode that lets players fly wherever they want to. The game was released in Japan and Europe.
Lots of varied environments.
Tracks pilot stats, including points, kills, gas usage, and rank.
Multiplayer mode not as fun as single-player.
"After Burner: Black Falcon" is an arcade-style flight combat sim featuring 19 customizable planes. There are three main modes: single-player, two-player co-op, and multiplayer (up to 8) combat. The game was released in North America, Europe, and Australia.
Good graphics and sounds.
Easy, simple fun.
Can’t roll, flip, loop, or land.
No way to adjust sensitivity of flight stick.
This World War II arcade flight SIM lets players choose from four factions and recreates 17 authentic planes. There is a single-player story with a variety of mission types, and up to eight players can dogfight at once. "Air Conflicts: Aces of World War II" was released in North America.
Good rendering of explosions, launches, and effects.
Excellent voice acting.
No multiplayer mode.
Story seems shallow and irrelevant.
'Heatseeker' is a single-player-only modern combat flight SIM featuring more than 30 different jets. The player can choose between first- and third-person viewpoints, and environments are destructible. The game also includes an impact cam that follows a missile to allow for better targeting. "Heatseeker" came out in North America, Europe, and Australia.
Realistic flight simulation.
True-to-life, well-executed graphics.
Too easy for some players.
Can become boring after long play.
Players fly 30 missions from six World War II battles in "IL-2 Sturmovik." There are more than 30 planes, of which 14 are flyable, and the multiplayer mode consists of two-player head-to-head dogfights. It was released in North America and Europe.