B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th

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Developer(s) Wayward Design
Publisher(s) Hasbro Interactive
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows
Release
  • NA: December 13, 2000
Genre(s) Combat flight simulator
Mode(s) Single-player

B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th is a combat flight simulator developed by Wayward Design and published by Hasbro Interactive in 2000 as a sequel to the 1992 flight simulator B-17 Flying Fortress World War II Bombers in Action. Tommo purchased the rights to this game and digitally publishes it through its Retroism brand in 2015.[1]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
Aggregator Score
Metacritic 82/100[2]
Review scores
Publication Score
CGW 2/5 stars[3]
Eurogamer 7/10[4]
GameSpot 7.8/10[5]
GameSpy 90%[6]
IGN 8/10[7]
PC Gamer (UK) 90%[8]
PC Gamer (US) 82%[9]
PC Zone 87%[10]

The game received "favorable" reviews according to the review aggregation website Metacritic.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Purchase Agreement between Atari, Inc. and Rebellion Developments, Stardock & Tommo" (PDF). BMC Group. July 22, 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 3, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th for PC Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved May 11, 2017. 
  3. ^ Berg, Gordon (April 2001). "It Bombed (B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th Review)" (PDF). Computer Gaming World (201): 90–91. Retrieved May 12, 2017. 
  4. ^ Boys, Ian (December 23, 2000). "B-17 Flying Fortress : The Mighty 8th". Eurogamer. Archived from the original on February 2, 2001. Retrieved May 12, 2017. 
  5. ^ Grey, Bruce (December 19, 2000). "B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th Review". GameSpot. Retrieved May 11, 2017. 
  6. ^ Farmer, Doug (January 8, 2001). "B-17 Flying Fortress [The Mighty 8th]". GameSpy. Archived from the original on April 28, 2001. Retrieved May 12, 2017. 
  7. ^ Butts, Steve (December 18, 2000). "B-17 Flying Fortress II: The Mighty Eighth [sic]". IGN. Retrieved May 11, 2017. 
  8. ^ "B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th". PC Gamer UK. 2001. 
  9. ^ Klett, Steve (March 2001). "B-17 Flying Fortress II [sic]". PC Gamer: 80. Archived from the original on March 15, 2006. Retrieved May 12, 2017. 
  10. ^ "PC Review: B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th". PC Zone. 2001. 

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