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Review Hearkening back to the days when flight simulators had story lines and gamers valued playability over flight model fidelity, Crimson Skies is one of the more unusual games to appear in quite some time. The game is set in a fictional 1930s America, where sinister air pirates threaten both the sky and the ground and only you (playing the role of intrepid air adventurer Nathan Zachary) can save the day. Both the premission briefings and the missions themselves play out like the campiest of Hollywood cliffhanger serials. Everything from the music to the way the dialogue is delivered evoke memories of the few episodes of Mystery Squadron and Tailspin Tommy we've seen. It's the kind of game where your enemies taunt you while you're flying, stately zeppelins float through the sky, and stunts are encouraged--the crazier the better. In fact, every time you perform an aerial feat that is particularly skillful (or stupid), the game automatically takes a picture of the dramatic event for your pho
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ESRB:  T - (Teen)
Publisher:  Microsoft
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review by . February 07, 2001
posted in The Gaming Hub
Pros: Excellent graphics, engaging story, enjoyable gameplay     Cons: buggy, requires serious power     The Bottom Line: big guns, fast dames, great gameplay if you've got a system that can keep up. Highly Recommended!     I admit it.      I don't like flying sim games.      However, I do love fast paced action games and when the trailers for Crimson Skies showed the world in an alternate 1930's …
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