50 Games Like 1942: The Pacific Air War

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Pacific Storm, Hearts of Iron IV, and Atlantic Fleet are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Hell Let Loose released the 5 June 2019 and ranked #37, Steel Division 2 released the 1 May 2019 and ranked #16, Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown released the 17 January 2019 and ranked #46.

50 Games like 1942: The Pacific Air War daily generated comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes strategy simulation games during world war 2 for Android, Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

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They were desperate, daring and deadly! For the past 50 years, only the courageous veteran pilots of World War II knew the real risks of fighting the legendary Pacific air wars. Now it's your turn!

1# Pacific Storm - 2014

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On December 7, 1941, a major part of the U.S. Pacific navy stationed at Pearl Harbor was assaulted by Japanese planes. Japanese fighters were destroying American aircraft on land and in the air, without giving them a chance for a counterattack. The furious battle of Pearl Harbor became the first in the sequence of gory sea combats.

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3# Atlantic Fleet - 2015

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Take command of surface ships, submarines as well as carrier and land based aircraft in a deadly struggle for control of the shipping lanes. One Price = Full Game - Stunning full 3D graphics and environments, including underwater - Unique blend of deep strategic planning combined with quick tactical decisions - Play as the Royal Navy and her allies or Kriegsmarine (German navy) - Up to 10 versus 10 ships in combat - 3 Game Modes: 1) Single Battle Editor with 30 Historical Missions for standalone combat 2) Campaign of 50 missions per faction 3) Full Dynamic Campaign from 1939 to 1945 - Individually saved games for each campaign and faction - Multiplayer Hotseat for Single Battles - Sink ships with realistic buoyancy physics, not with hit-point bars!

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4# War Thunder - 2013

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War Thunder is the most comprehensive free-to-play, cross-platform, MMO military game dedicated to aviation, armoured vehicles, and naval craft from World War II and the Cold War. Join now and take part in major battles on land, in the air, and at sea, fighting with millions of players from all over the world in an ever-evolving...

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5# IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad - 2014

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IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad is the continuation of the legendary IL-2 Sturmovik series that has set the standard for PC combat flight games for more than ten years. This new entry into the series will offer virtual pilots an even more accurate simulation of the most famous air battles.

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6# Bomber Crew - 2017

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Chocks away! Bomber Crew is a strategic simulation game, where picking the right crew and keeping your bomber in tip top shape is the difference between completing your mission or losing it all! USAAF DLC NOW AVAILABLE! FLY THE ICONIC AMERICAN BOMBER!

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7# The Operational Art of War IV - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game The Operational Art of War IV
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The Operational Art of War IV is the new generation of operational wargames. With more flexibility than before and with a new array of exciting features, it will make you relive the most iconic battles from the dawn of the 20th Century to modern day, including the ones that never occurred!

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12# FoxOne - 2014

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Survival Mode with 12 increasingly difficult attack waves with dynamically randomized enemies (fighters, bombers, helicopters), changing each time you play it again. Unparalleled sense of speed: Feel the thrill of blasting through the skies in 12 different supersonic jets, based on real aircraft models, each one having its own unique place and use in the game.

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13# Sky Gamblers: Rise Of Glory - 2015

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Immerse yourself in WWI combat and the dawn of aerial warfare as you pilot revolutionary flying machines. 12 realistic and detailed WWI single-player missions acquire new planes along the way!

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17# 303 Squadron: Battle of Britain - 2018

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The enemies are close, would you dare to join the Squadron? Tweak planes in a 1st person mechanic mode, set the clouds on fire in aerial fights sim and discover extra missions in an open world of RAF Base. Enjoy a gameplay based on a real history and become the Ace of Sky.

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19# WarBirds - World War II Combat Aviation - 2015

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WarBirds 2016 is now in its 20th year of simulating flight combat in World War II. The game includes solo and online versions with over 120 aricraft. New for 2016 are more planes, improved flight models, new terrain areas and more online special events.

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22# Supreme Ruler Ultimate - 2014

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Real-Time Strategy/Wargame. From World War II through the Cold War and into the future, re-live or re-imagine the tensions and crises of our recent history! Guide your nation through the era of your choice in Campaigns, Scenarios, and Sandboxes, as you make every effort to become Supreme Ruler!

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24# Air Conflicts Double Pack - 2016

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Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers then sees you step back into World War 2 and play your way through two distinct campaigns, either coordinating the defense of Pearl Harbor and the liberation of the Pacific Ocean by order of the USA or winning honor and glory for the Japanese empire. Lost Letters bonus campaign All-new Carrier Battle multiplayer mode Exclusive MiG-19 and MiG-21 supersonic aircrafts Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers then sees you step back into World War 2 and play your way through two distinct campaigns.

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