50 Games Like 1942: The Pacific Air War

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

The latest addition in this selection are Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown released the 17 January 2019 and ranked #47, Strategic Command WWII: World at War released the 6 December 2018 and ranked #10, World War 3 released the 18 October 2018 and ranked #32.

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This suggestion collection includes strategy simulation games during world war 2 for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), 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!

2# 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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4# 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# 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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9# 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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11# 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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13# 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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14# 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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15# The Operational Art of War IV - 2017

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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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17# Extreme Landings Pro - 2014

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Take the real control. Test your piloting skills and manage the most critical flight conditions of history. Resolve emergencies and incidents inspired to real ones, in a crescendo of pure adrenaline. Start the individual engines, navigate between the equipment dashboards panels and be prepared to solve the over 5,000 possible situations to achieve the highest pilot level. The simulator includes 36 missions to accomplish, 168 challenges to pass, cartography and worldwide navigation with over 500 accurate airports and weather conditions in real time.

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19# Close Combat - Gateway to Caen - 2014

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Close Combat: Gateway to Caen is the latest release in the critically-acclaimed Close Combat series, and the final release of the current game engine. Gateway to Caen focuses on the largest, concentrated British offensive since the Normandy landings in an attempt to penetrate the German lines west of Caen and cross the Odon River to get...

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22# Making History: The Second World War - 2017

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Choose a nation and prepare for the greatest conflict in human history, World War II. Build your military and industrial power, form alliances and race to achieve the advanced technologies that will bring total victory in this global-wide turn-based Grand Strategy struggle.

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