Tag: Flight Sims

Getting tired of missiles. Switching to guns.

The popularity of flight combat simulators seems to be decreasing despite the potential for action the game genre offers. A number of games revolved around the idea of space ships or fighter planes that would do battle with numerous enemies. These games went from side scrolling and vertical scrolling games to games with three-dimensional combat. Games like Freespace, Starlancer, Freelancer, Rogue Squadron, Ace Combat, Strike Suit Zero, Hawx, and many more are all flight combat simulators. These games do well enough in their own right, but people will generally pick the first person shooter before the flight combat sim. So, I want to just explain the awesomeness that is the flight combat simulator genre, and how they seem to be trying to branch out into new gimmicks to help them stay afloat.… Read the rest