Flanker 2.0 PC

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  • Summary: The usefulness of any combat system is a weapon. Flanker has a wide variety of air to air and air to ground missile and bomb systems which have realistic behavior and power. Using Russian satellite imagery Flanker provides photo-realistic terrain. The perfect flight dynamics, new 3D soundThe usefulness of any combat system is a weapon. Flanker has a wide variety of air to air and air to ground missile and bomb systems which have realistic behavior and power. Using Russian satellite imagery Flanker provides photo-realistic terrain. The perfect flight dynamics, new 3D sound system, and accurate damage modeling offers players a true combat experience. [Eagle Dynamics] Collapse
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  1. The current king of hard-core flight sims has just ascended the throne.
  2. PC Gamer
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    Despite rough edges, Flanker 2.0 is the best hardcore sim on the market. [Feb 2000, p.119]
  3. The game exudes a pride in the aircraft that is palpable even to the uninitiated gamer. Just observing the aircraft in flight, especially at high altitude with contrails streaming, is enough to evoke admiration for what the developers have achieved.
  4. A few technical issues prevent this product from overtaking "Falcon 4.0" as the premier hardcore flight sim on the market today, but that's not to say it's set in stone. This is a very complex and sophisticated aircraft, and the simulation built around it is equally so.
  5. This program is a simulation in the truest sense of the word, and offers few crutches to make up for those that don't like to take their entertainment very seriously...The grade may be steep, but for the combat-sim faithful, Flanker 2.0 is a work not to be missed.
  6. 70
    To sum up my feelings about Flanker 2.0, consider this. "Flanker 1" has been on my hard drive for getting on for 4 years. I doubt very much whether Flanker 2.0 will remain on my system for 4 months.
  7. 70
    Like Terminal Reality's Fly!, Flanker 2.0 makes the nearly fatal mistake of expecting you to get yourself interested. It will not entice you with its features or engaging gameplay. It does not offer the promise of advancing a pilot's career or fighting through an evolving war. It does not reach out to you. What's worse, it actually pushes you away with an ill-conceived unfriendly campaign.

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