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Give me some flight games. I don't care if it's sim or arcade. It could be WWII, present, future, whatever. As long as it's good. I love flying games and have so for years. Last one I played on PC was Crimson Skies, and I remain a BIG fan of that game. Unfortunately, not until now do I have a PC that can take any game you can throw at it, so missed nearly a decade of PC gaming. To satisfy this hunger I've only had my PS2 and the Ace Combat series to hold me down.

Also, I still have my Hori Flight Stick II controller for my PS2 that I got with Ace Combat 5. I was able to use it before with Crimson Skies in XP using some hack drivers a japanese guy made for them, but ever since going into Windows 7 64-bit, I haven't been able to find a way to use it again. If anybody knows a way to make them work again, let me know. If worse comes to worse, I'll have to go with a Thrustmaster T-HOTAS X.

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Learn to Fly & Learn to Fly 2

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AirConflics - Secret Wars is amazing. I broke my gamepad with it

Great graphics too, and smooth realistic sim flight.. ah I loves it!
Edited by ronnin426850 - 10/28/11 at 2:17pm
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That new Ace Combat Assault Horizon looks sweet.. i may end up getting it
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I can recommend two great flight games that I currently play. One is called Wings of Prey, and is all aerial combat with superb graphics and controls- etc. The other is Battlestations Pacific. In BSP you take contol of different units from planes on up to Battleships, AND you can control whole battle fleets- invading islands etc. Great game. The worst part of BSP is the atrocious voice acting. It is bad to the point of being funny. The game was developed in Hungary, and the voice acting was performed by people who barely knew english, and then were trying to throw a crude Japanes accent on top of that with predictably bad results. The gameplay and graphics are superb though, and this game can now be gotten for $20, and is worth every nickel IMO.
    
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Learn to Fly & Learn to Fly 2



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Originally Posted by ronnin426850 View Post
AirConflics - Secret Wars is amazing. I broke my gamepad with it

Great graphics too, and smooth realistic sim flight.. ah I loves it!
Yes! now that's what I'm talking about!

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Originally Posted by Phobos223 View Post
That new Ace Combat Assault Horizon looks sweet.. i may end up getting it
I KNOW!! I wish they had in on PC! I don't have a PS3, sadly.

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One is called Wings of Prey, and is all aerial combat with superb graphics and controls- etc. The other is Battlestations Pacific.
Excellent! I'm glad to know the genre isn't completely dead yet.
     
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IL2 Sturmovik is a very popular series and can be had CHEAP!


and if you fancy WW1 flight check this one out.

Rise of Flight Iron Cross Edition
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IL2 Sturmovik is a very popular series and can be had CHEAP!
http://www.amazon.com/UBI-Soft-68361...9842223&sr=1-2

and if you fancy WW1 flight check this one out.

Rise of Flight Iron Cross Edition
http://www.amazon.com/Rise-Flight-Fi..._bxgy_vg_img_b
Both of these look awesome too! The Rise of Flight one is specially appealing!
     
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Rise of flight has quickly become my favorite simulator by far. I was diehard il2 sturmovik for a long time but RoF is just simply amazing. The fact that it can be had for free leaves no excuse to check it out.

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