Jane's WWII Fighters

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Jane's WWII Fighters
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Developer(s) Jane's Combat Simulations
Publisher(s) Electronic Arts
Series Jane's Combat Simulations
Platform(s) PC (Windows)
  • NA: November 30, 1998
Genre(s) Combat flight simulator
Mode(s) Single player, Multi player

Jane's World War II Fighters is a World War II era European Theater of Operations Combat flight simulation video game set during the U.S. American termed "Battle of the Bulge" in 1944 and 1945. The game featured famous fighter aircraft from World War II. It also featured a virtual museum, where aircraft profiles, interviews with fighter pilots such as George Unwin, Günther Rall, and others could be viewed.

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The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences nominated WWII Fighters for its 1998 "Simulation Game of the Year" award, although it lost to Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit.[1]

WWII Fighters was the runner-up for Computer Gaming World's 1998 "Best Simulation" award, which ultimately went to European Air War. The editors wrote, "Jane's WWII Fighters was a very, very close runner-up. Unmatched aircraft graphics, amazing special effects, top-notch AI, and accurate flight modeling really pulled you into the experience. Multiplayer on Jane's Combat.net is a blast". However, the magazine presented the game with a special achievement award for its musical score.[2]


  1. ^ "Second Interactive Achievement Awards; Personal Computer". Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. Archived from the original on November 4, 1999. 
  2. ^ Staff (April 1999). "Computer Gaming World's 1999 Premier Awards; CGW Presents the Best Games of 1998". Computer Gaming World (177): 90, 93, 96–105. 

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