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B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th

Feel the power of really flying a B-17! See what it was like to be part of the 10-man crew on dangerous bombing missions over occupied Europe.
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About B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th

Feel the power of really flying a B-17! See what it was like to be part of the 10-man crew on dangerous bombing missions over occupied Europe. Outstanding graphics, animations, and sounds realistically recreate every aspect of the strategic air war in WWII.

Fly a variety of aircraft from the legendary B-17 to the rugged escort fighters - you can even fight "The Mighty Eight" in the role of a German Luftwaffe pilot!

Take to the skies in any one of ten B-17 Flying fortress crew positions:

Pilot, Co-Pilot, Navigator, Bombadier/Chin Turret Gunner, Radio Operator, Engineer/Top Turret Gunner, Port Waist Gunner, Starboard Waist Gunner, Ball Gunner and Tail Gunner!

Strap yourself in, fire up the engines and get ready for high-flying adventure!

Features:

  • All aircraft are beautifully rendered and astoundingly real
  • Fly highly detailed flight models of the American B-17G bomber, P-38 Lightning, P-51 Mustang, P-47 Thunderbolt and the German Bf 109, Fw 190 and ME 262 fighters
  • Take to the skies in "Quick Start" missions with available Instant Action mode
  • Carry out a realistic 25-mission tour of duty based on historically accurate scenarios and targets
  • Plan real missions, select authentic flying formations and manage both crews and bombers
  • Experience breathtaking air combat sequences using a myriad of special views
  • Take total control: Take-off and land massive bombers, shoot from various crew positions, navigate across a realistically mapped Europe, operate the radio, line up the bomb run, release the bombs and bail out if necessary
  • Assess you crew's strengths and skills to effectively re-position member to cope with wounded aircrew
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Language English,French,German
MAC
Linux
Developer Wayward Design
Publisher Retroism, Nightdive Studios
Review Mostly Positive - 76% of the 47 user reviews for this game are positive.
Windows <div class="sys-l"><ul><strong>Minimum:</strong><br/><ul class="sys-ul"><li><strong>OS:</strong> Windows XP / Vista / 7<br/></li><li><strong>Processor:</strong> 1.0 GHz Processor<br/></li><li><strong>Memory:</strong> 512 MB RAM<br/></li><li><strong>Graphics:</strong> 100% DirectX compatible graphics<br/></li><li><strong>DirectX:</strong> Version 6.0<br/></li><li><strong>Storage:</strong> 600 MB available space<br/></li><li><strong>Sound Card:</strong> 100% DirectX compatible card or onboard sound</li></ul> </ul></div><div class="sys-r"><ul><strong>Recommended:</strong><br/><ul class="sys-ul"><li><strong>OS:</strong> Windows 7<br/></li><li><strong>Processor:</strong> 1.5 GHz Processor<br/></li><li><strong>Memory:</strong> 1 GB RAM<br/></li><li><strong>DirectX:</strong> Version 9.0c<br/></li><li><strong>Storage:</strong> 600 MB available space<br/></li><li><strong>Sound Card:</strong> 100% DirectX compatible card or onboard sound</li></ul> </ul></div>
Developer Web http://www.retroism.com
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