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  • Summary: Wings Over Vietnam recreates the intense air combat experience in the skies over North Vietnam at the height of the air campaign during the Vietnam War. Fully scalable single and multiplayer gameplay from novice to experienced sim pilot. Perform naval or marine air combat missions from "Yankee Station", launching off either Kitty Hawk or Essex Class (Modernized) aircraft carriers. Take off from Air Force bases in Thailand to engage North Vietnamese MiGs during MIGCAP operations. Lead successful air-to-ground missions targeting power plants, bridges, airbases and naval facilities. Take part in "Wild Weasel" missions against the massive North Vietnamese SAM defenses! Go "Downtown" as you perform missions into the heart of the North Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, and its fearsome air defense network! [Bold Games] Expand
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  1. 78
    The range of planes is pretty good and the flight and combat modeling straddles the line between hardcore realism and ease of entry. It's not a standout in the genre, but the rarity of the theater makes it an attractive game for sim fans.
  2. Those who will only settle for the best in terms of flight model fidelity and cutting-edge graphics should let this one fly on by.
  3. The simplified avionics are well-suited for novice PC aviators, but with Wings' bland terrain and cookie-cutter campaign missions, it just doesn't pack enough ordnance for disconcerning jet-sim fans. [Jan 2005, p.90]
  4. Only the inherent fun of multiplayer dogfighting saves it. [Dec 2005, p.92]
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