A game that shows off stellar graphics that really pop off the screen is Jet Raiders, a flying adventure through detailed and beautifully crafted levels.
iPhone and iPad apps tagged "flight simulators."
Medal of Gunner is High-Flying WWII Fighter
There's nothing like a good WWII dogfight to get the adrenaline pumping and Medal of Gunner game sure packs a lot of action. This flying first person shooter (FPS) puts you in the cockpit to take on WWII bad guys and true to era likeness, you have to protect your fighter from Left and Right Waist, Top, Ball, Bomb and Tall turrets.
Endless War is Frantic Space Fighter Battle for iOS
Just like for Maverick and Goose, Endless War is all about a good soundtrack and top gun dogfighting. And while you won't have a wingman in this space fighter, you'll still have a blast going below the hard deck and shooting down a slew of bogeys.
Meet Mathieu Laban and Phillipe Rollin, the Two-Man Shop of Flying Development Studio
Ever wonder what it's really like to develop your first app? Meet Matthieu Laban and Philippe Rollin from Flying Development Studio LLC. In this interview, Matthieu Laban and Philippe Rollin answers our questions and offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into what it was like to create Infinite Flight and get it released into the App Store.
Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy Takes Air Combat to New Heights
Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy is a hot new title that brings dogfights to an entire new level. Where most flight games miss, this one from Namco Bandai comes through in a big way. Sure, the story is a bit wonky and some of the off in the background visuals are nothing to write home about, but I for one am not big on storyline and when in the thick of it I'm focusing on the stunning graphics right in front of me.
Ball Turret Gunner 1.0 for iOS released - World War II Action Game
Hendrickson Software Components (hsc) today is thrilled to announce the release and immediate availability of Ball Turret Gunner, a shoot 'em up iPhone game. Ball Turret Gunner is a realistic shooting game where the player flies in the ball turret of a B-17 bomber and attempts to protect their bomber from enemy aircraft until the bomber gets over its target and can release its bombs.
Gyro13 – Steam Copter Arcade HD Mixes Plot and Action for iOS
In typical mobile gaming action Gyro13 - Steam Copter Arcade HD offers gamers some high-flying action while trying to simultaneously intertwine a thick plot into the mix. While the storyline leaves much to be desired, I must give them at least an A for effort as it does provide an interesting take on the arcade genre.
RC Plane 2 is Ultimate iOS Flight Simulator
With its robust mini games, realistic controls and fantastic music, RC Plane 2 for iPhone and iPad is one flight simulator that I've really enjoyed lately.
Romance Your iPhone with My Virtual Girlfriend
My Virtual Girlfriend, though it calls itself a “dating simulation” game, bears less of a resemblance to real dating than an iPhone flight simulator bears to controlling aircraft. In flight simulators, the player might get a faint glimpse of understanding of the challenges and dangers of aviation.
MobAir: Pilot Training Launches as the Start of a Series of Flying Games
MobAir: Pilot Training is the common shooter-on-rails where the gamer must soar past obstacles and shoot targets in a 3D-like environment. MobAir: Pilot Training is better than average, however.
Top Gun Scores in Flight School and War
Top Gun has everything going for it: It's just been released by Paramount, a game publisher with a good rep. Iron Man, another shooter-on-rails earned good reviews when Paramount released it in December 2008.
Red Bull Air Race Lite Has a Ways to Go Before it Reaches the Finish LIne
A few months ago, I might have raved about Red Bull Air Race World Championship Lite. That was then, and this is now, as the saying goes.
This new app from Artificial Life, is a classic flight sim.
Flight Control is a Complete Joy to Play
Flight Control - There is no greater joy than playing a simple game that knows and relishes the fact that it’s a simple game. Firemint has done just that with the release of their new title, Flight Control, a game that delivers an air traffic controller experience that is tailor made for the iPhone.
The Only Thing Missing from ATC 4.0 is the Hudson River
Within a few minutes of playing Lunagames' ATC 4.0, I began to marvel at just how competent real air traffic controllers must be. Here I was, juggling only five planes in the air and still couldn't manage to keep them from colliding, missing runways and causing all sorts of mayhem.
Airfight Puts You In The Cockpit of a Flight Simulator
Airfight is a good attempt at delivering a dogfight sim for the iPhone/iPod Touch. Developing an app with the complexities involved is no minor feat, and most of the game play turns out quite well. But there is some room to grow and other features that would make this even more compelling.