F-14 Tomcat In The Works For The Most Elaborate Air Combat Sim Ever

DCS World, already the ultimate air combat simulation, is about to get better. Way better. It's in the process of co-developing an F-14 Tomcat add-on, and that sound you hear is my inner-12-year-old squealing like it's Christmas morning. » 3/03/15 6:00pm 3/03/15 6:00pm

China's Air Force Is Releasing A Game Where You Blow Up U.S. F-15s

In celebration of the People's Liberation Army Air Force's 65th birthday, and because they are seriously a powerful force now, China is supposedly releasing a free gaming application called Golden Helmet. Judging by its cover, in this game you triumphantly blow American F-15s to smithereens with your J-11 Flanker… » 10/09/14 9:55am 10/09/14 9:55am

Here You Go, A Cockpit For Your Flying Video Games

A Hardcore Military Flight Sim That'll Run On A Laptop

Modern flight simulators - not the recreational kind, the actual kind used to train pilots - are enormous, expensive things. They're impressive, sure, but their cost and size mean they can't exactly be used every day. Which is why a company has been given money by the US Air Force to develop something a little more… » 2/17/14 11:30pm 2/17/14 11:30pm

Well, Look Who's Making Video Games Now... Mad Catz!

Mad Catz, perhaps best known now for its fighting game joysticks and flight sim controllers is getting into the game development game, aiming high with the creation of Thunderhawk Studios. The newly formed studio's focus is... an MMO flight sim. » 5/31/11 8:30pm 5/31/11 8:30pm

This Flight Sim Needs 120 Graphics Cards Just To Get Off The Ground

Back when they were popular, flight sims needed some pretty hefty hardware to get them running. But I can't remember any of them ever having "120 dedicated graphics cards" under the "required" section on the side of the box. » 6/11/09 2:00am 6/11/09 2:00am

Palm Sweat Begone! MetalStrike Joystick With Built-In AC

The MetalStrike » 11/07/08 8:20pm 11/07/08 8:20pm from Genius is a Joystick With Built-In Air Conditioning. Yeah, I'm just going to leave that one hanging for a bit. I sometimes wonder if when future generations talk about our era and the decades-long financial and environmental apocalypse that it produced, they will mention stuff like this as…