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What if ... Flight Simulator on the 360

As part of their Missing in Action series, GameAlmighty is pitching the idea of having Microsoft's Flight Simulator landing on the 360. And, to their credit, the game would pull in a new demographic and could actually work quite well with Xbox Live. Even though we have yet to get our hands on the l...

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Today's worldliest game video: Xbox 360 Controller + Virtual Earth

Video: Using Xbox Controller for Live Search Maps We'll be starting to think about abandoning our mice altogether if things get as simple as this video makes them seem. Using the Xbox 360 Controller and optionally the Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receiver for Windows (good grief that's a mouthful), yo...

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Today's flight simmiest video: Vulcan - BlackBuck raid test in Falkland/Malvinas flight sim

Anyone else heard anything about this flight sim? It looks PC-based, but it just got us to thinking that we really need to see some flight simulator goodness on the next-gen consoles. I'd even settle for a low-grade graphics version on the Nintendo Wii. Back in our college days, we spent hours a...

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X-Plane 8.5 Beta now available

Laminar Research has released a new Beta for X-Plane 8.5, developer Austin Meyer's comprehensive flight simulator and personal labor of love. Beta 11 is available for Mac, PC, and Linux, and features dozens of modifications such as new environmental effects and joystick button controls. There are al...

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Ace Combat X screenies online

Jonesing for some portable flight sim-esque portable action? Curious what magazine scans look like when they're done really badly? Then get your fill of these screens from Famitsu for the upcoming title Ace Combat X on PSP. Eye-catching! [Thanks, Miyamoto]...

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Windows Vista delayed until 2007... taking Halo 2 with it?

Microsoft's announced that Windows Vista will be delayed until January of next year for most consumers. Some businesses will get an early crack at the OS this November, however. Other than Vista's touted advantages for gamers (and its enormous technical requirements), we care about a delay because c...

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MS Flight Simulator X screens are perty

Well, that didn't take long. Bill Gates announced the next version of Flight Simulator last night during his keynote speech at CES and today FSPlanet has some exclusive shots of the game and a FAQ with the developers. Of note: They are "adding a new mission-based element to give fans a mor...

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CES: MS Flight Simulator X optimized for Vista

During Bill Gates CES keynote last night he used the newest version of Microsoft's seminal Flight Simulator series, simply dubbed Microsoft Flight Simulator X, to show off the graphical capabilities of the next-generation of DirectX and Windows Vista. He said, "You can see the realism of the r...

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