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DCS - Black Shark
7.9 out of 10

DCS - Black Shark

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Overall 10
10

User Review

njhuiz, Metacritic
1 November 2012
  • Summary: In my opinion still the best helicopter simulator today (2012). Even if you do not like combat, the detailed systems and damage model allows for a much more realistic experience than any civil simulator I know of.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Subby, Metacritic
8 September 2011
  • Summary: An amazing simulation that has reignited the genre. Beautifully made and a pleasure to experience. This is as real as it gets, has never been so true.
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Overall 10
10

A Great Challenge

jeffrs, Amazon
10 August 2011
  • Summary: I really love this sim. I was looking for something deep and interesting to challenge me and my hardware. Initially I looked at the A-10 sim but then Black Shark looked like something completely new to try.
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Overall 9
9.0

User Review

autul, Metacritic
20 June 2011
  • Summary: A military-grade flight simulator available for you! That's not a marketing gimmick. It's a fact! A military grade, historical (important milestone for hardcore simulation genre) flight simulator.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Kestrel, Metacritic
27 December 2010
  • Summary: I do not normally write reviews for anything but DCS Black Shark was so good I have to tell someone. Eagle Dynamics have gone all out in simulating the Russian attack helicopter the KA-50.
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Overall 10
10

DCS Blackshark

Anonymous, Newegg
9 March 2010
  • Summary: I bought a plain DVD player and removed my DVD-RW drive and had no problems with copyright issues. All I do is games and nothing else. As for the 3 installs that people are complaining about, do some research and go the forums and you'll find out that you actually get more.
  • Pros: Excellent graphics and superb realistic settings. You'll spend some time figuring this one out. You need a HOTAS and rudders to get the most out of this. I can't wait for the A-10 version and the new A-10 HOTAS.
  • Cons: Copyright protection is a pain. I don't mind some type but Starforce has major issues with a lot of re-writeable drives. Plan on using a regular DVD drive unless your one of the lucky ones.
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Overall 9
9.0

User Review

IliasS, Metacritic
7 January 2010
  • Summary: This is one of the best sims in the market. Great graphics, great level of realism! A Combat Flight Sim fun would appreciate it 100%. It intergrates a mission/campaign editor and the community is always up to something. Starforce is a necessary evil but it caused me no problem at all!
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Overall 10
10

User Review

[anonymous], Metacritic
5 January 2010
  • Summary: The best helicopter sim since Longbow 2 and the best overall sim of 2009. Yes, it does use Starforce, but not the version that installs malware on your PC. It simply uses online activation which seems to be the norm these days.
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Overall 10
10

AWSOME! flight sim ever!!!

musam, Amazon
28 November 2009
  • Summary: This game is by far the best flight simulator ever great graphics, gameplay, great AI, i'm hooked on this game, i recommend every flight sim fan to give this game a chance to try out you won't be dissapointed.
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Overall 10
10

One of the Best!

G. Lyons, Amazon
28 November 2009
  • Summary: This is by far one of the best military sims I've experienced since Jane's Longbow 2 or the original Falcon 4. After MS Flightsim X left me disgusted, I haven't touched a flight sim in a couple years until now.
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