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  • Summary: Fly your authentic WWI vintage airplane on missions, engaging in dogfights, performing aeronautic stunts, and practicing flight skills. The game is based on the daring flight and combat exploits of Lafayette Escadrille, the real-life American Volunteer force profiled in the recent movieFly your authentic WWI vintage airplane on missions, engaging in dogfights, performing aeronautic stunts, and practicing flight skills. The game is based on the daring flight and combat exploits of Lafayette Escadrille, the real-life American Volunteer force profiled in the recent movie Flyboys, Starring James Franco, Jean Reno, and David Ellison. Ellison is regarded as one of the top stunt pilots in the world. [iEntertainment] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 6
  2. Negative: 3 out of 6
  1. 66
    If the community expands, Flyboys could definitely offer enough online action to satisfy your urges but, until then, it's only worth it if you're name is Billy Bishop.
  2. PC Gamer
    59
    Despite its token connection to the recent CGI-enhanced MGM movie, Flyboys isn't a standalone aerial shooter so much as a repackaging of iENT's subscription-based Warbirds/Dawn of Aces online combat-flight-sim service. [Apr 2007, p.52]
  3. PC Format
    56
    If you were hoping, like I was, for some old fashioned, arcade dogfighting action, then look elsewhere. [Sept 2007, p.63]
  4. This movie-licensed World War I dogfighter takes off, stalls, and nosedives straight into the ground.
  5. PC Zone UK
    22
    Horrifically dated graphics, a sparse online population, tedious gameplay, and unfathomable online interface and a lack of progressive challenge. [Sept 2007, p.75]
  6. PC Gamer UK
    20
    Date, deserted, and drepressing. [Sept 2007, p.81]
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 1 out of 2
  1. JamesG.
    Nov 29, 2006
    10
    This is an awesome display of ww1 flight simulation....I am having an awesome time on the free month online and the offline missions were This is an awesome display of ww1 flight simulation....I am having an awesome time on the free month online and the offline missions were spectacular. Expand
  2. BiancaS.
    Jan 7, 2007
    0
    What a cheesy game with terrible graphics, I felt like I was playing an Atari 3200.