Two New Games For Young Fliers
Flight Simulator the Microsoft game thats ultrarealistic controls and navigation path gave many armchair pilots a chance to take control of the wheel. Now the kids can get into the act with two games announced for the junior set. Heros in the Sky
MySims Sky Heroes: launching by this Sept
Most of you are familiar with The Sims, the closest thing to a do-it-yourself soap opera videogame. You may be less familiar with the junior version, My Sims. It’s a simpler, younger adventure that concentrates on cute Mii like characters. There have been racing version of My Sims and well as others.
. The newest My Sims addition is called SkyHeroes and it will be available by September. A better name would be My First Flight Simulator. Instead of just navigating aimlessly from point to point, your mission is to battle Morcubus and his drone army . They’ve got nefarious plans to take over the skyways! You earn your wings as your speed and reflexes are put to the test. Whimsy is pervasive as you can fly everything from a prop plane to a UFO. Available for Wii, Nintendo DS, Xbox and Playstation.
Sky Captain by D3 Publishers, also jumps into the flight training craze with a much more structured adventure for young children where they can pilot anything from a plane to a UFO 40 different tasks from stunt flying to shooting targets. No killing, no crashing, and simple enough to pilot that even I managed. Sky Captain reports they’ll be available by this sumer.