Microsoft Flight: The Return of Flight Simulator?

Flight simulations just aren't selling anymore. Maybe that's because no one is making them, or is it that no one is buying them? Is it like the question of the chicken or egg? (Scientists now say that the chicken came first.)

Either way, Microsoft is plotting to release another flying game, but this one won't have the long title of "Microsoft Flight Simulator," instead simplify things with just "Microsoft Flight."

We don't know if it'll be a hardcore or casual affair yet, but hang on to those flight sticks and throttles!

Twenty-eight years after the debut of "Microsoft Flight Simulator 1.0," Microsoft Game Studios also announced the internal development of "Microsoft Flight," a new Windows exclusive. "Microsoft Flight" will bring a new perspective to the long-standing genre, welcoming everyone, including long-time fans, to experience the magic of flight.

A teaser of the future of Flight on the Windows-based PC is available at http://www.microsoft.com/games/flight

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  • huron
    I always wondered what happened to flight simulators...I love FPS as much as the next person, but there were some great simulator games - still would love to see a remake of X-Wing or TIE fighter with similar/same gameplay, but better graphics.
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  • ZEPd3Z
    Eyefinity full cockpit view, that would be sweet! :D
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  • huron
    I always wondered what happened to flight simulators...I love FPS as much as the next person, but there were some great simulator games - still would love to see a remake of X-Wing or TIE fighter with similar/same gameplay, but better graphics.
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  • irh_1974
    MS Flight Sim 911

    No need to practice landings...
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  • chickenhoagie
    hey, they make it with the upmost superb graphics and im sure that plenty of people will buy it. (just as long as the graphics can be toned down for lower end gfx cards as well)
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