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Absolute RC Plane Simulator
Crash landing
by Paul Devlin 22/6/2012
Product: Absolute RC Plane Simulator
Developer: Happy Bytes
Publisher: Happy Bytes
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Simulation
Players: 1
File size: 26MB
Version: Europe
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A couple of years back, a particularly trusting friend let me fly his rather expensive radio controlled (RC) plane.

The sense of responsibility I felt for the miniscule aircraft as it circled the field was enormous, and when it crashed into a tree my guilt was as crushing as the impact on its plastic frame.

Somehow, Absolute RC Plane Simulator manages to evoke none of these emotions. The flight modelling is acceptable, but the tacked-on background photos, immersion-breaking bugs, and lack of any real entertainment mean it never really takes off.

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While the flying is well modelled, the limited content, mostly grim graphics, and glaring glitches mean this game should stay in the hangar
Audio/visual: 5
Gameplay: 4
Value: 3
Innovation: 4
Overall: 4
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