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GMX announces F/A-18: Operation Desert Storm

LONDON, UK (February 23, 2005) - GMX Media are today announcing a new flight simulation title for March 2005 - F/A-18: Operation Desert Storm for PC CD-ROM.

Jump into the cockpit of one of the world's most deadly fighting machines, the F/A-18 Hornet and fly the most prolific carrier based aircraft in the Coalition arsenal. Load up with precision guided munitions and bring your sites to bear on the Iraqi armed forces. Fly above a thousand square miles of stunningly realistic satellite image based terrain and see through the eyes of pilots that navigated during Operation Desert Storm.

"F/A-18: Operation Desert Storm puts you right in the pilot seat of one of the most combat hardened aircraft in existence today", quoted Eugene Perry, COO for GMX Media. "The game is an assault on the senses that will appeal to both fans of arcade action and strategic flight simulator titles."

Game Features

  • Beautiful and realistic satellite image-based terrain covering over 1000 square miles of Iraq, Kuwait, Iran and the Persian Gulf.
  • Realistic simulation of the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft flight dynamics and instrumentation.
  • Realistic Carrier operations including launches and landing using the Meatball and Instrument landing system.
  • Sophisticated enemy pilot and SAM site operator artificial intelligence.
  • Use one of many preset armament loads for specialized missions or create your own.
  • Multiplayer via the internet or LAN.

Release Date: March 2005

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About GMX Media

GMX Media is on track to become one of the world's leading publishers and distributors of video games for all consoles (Microsoft®, Nintendo®, Sega® and Sony®), personal computers (PCs), and Macintosh hardware, as well as all available interactive platforms. Headquartered in the UK with operations or partners in every major territory in the world.

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