`FlyBoys Squadron` Takes to the Skies21 Apr 2008
Our friends at Matrix Games announced today the release of its WWI Flight Combat Sim, Flyboys Squadron. The Interactive Magic developed game comes packaged with a bonus game, Warbirds and one month of free online play. Here is the blurb from Matrix Games:Join the brave knights of the skies in this World War I flight combat simulation. Fast, fun and furious action takes you to the skies above no man’s land in the first air war in history, where you’ll exchange machine gun fire with enemy pilots in desperate turning dogfights. Based on the motion picture “Flyboys”, a twelve mission campaign will take you through the immersive single player storyline and prepare you for the next step – online play.Forge a mighty tradition of strength and courage for your air squadron by besting opponents in over 10 authentic World War I aircraft and prove you’re the best in the world by surviving the infamous close range dogfights over Western Europe . In the rugged French Nieuport 17 biplane players must protect the homeland as either the pilot or rear gunner and use teamwork and sheer courage over 12 single player battles and several hidden missions.David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “Whether its manning the gunner’s seat and fending off another wave of enemy aircraft or piloting a legendary Nieuport 17 yourself, Flyboys Squadron brings good fun and plenty of action in a conflict that isn’t covered nearly enough. We’re pleased to offer this new bundle with two classic Interactive Magic air combat titles, which offer both World War I and World War II air combat in a package geared for online play.”We have a bunch of screenshots in the “Shots” section on our front page or head over to the officialRelated to this story website for more detail.