NDS airplane games?

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by appleb, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. appleb

    appleb Member

    Nov 20, 2006
    I'm looking for an airplane game that is appropriate for an 8 year old. Does anyone have any suggestions?

    Anything like Pilotwings would be appropriate. Not so much war type games.
  2. Sora de Eclaune

    Sora de Eclaune Baby squirrel, you's a sexy motherfucker.

    Feb 15, 2011
    United States
    123 Fake Street
    The closest thing to an airplane game on the DS would be parts of The Guardians of Ga'Hoole or some Harry Potter game... Or Air Traffic Controller, but that's more of an airport sim where you figure out how to get airplanes to land without crashing..

    You may have to move on to the Wii or the 3DS for this kind of thing. The DS doesn't have very many games like what you're looking for.
  3. mcr619619

    mcr619619 GBAtemp Regular

    Oct 15, 2010
  4. ferofax

    ferofax End of the World

    Jan 26, 2009
    that IL 2 Sturmovik Birds of Prey... it's a flight sim, but more on dogfights. also, Freedom Wings is another flight sim with simple graphics, but potentially good gameplay (i say potentially because auto-target makes it too easy, but learning to shoot and fly manually really takes some practice). flying around can be quite fun, as it has respectable draw distance (texture ain't so grand though), but if you randomly roam, you'll get owned by pirate planes.

    Then there was that MySims flight sim, which is a ton of fun, but has wicked anti-piracy in it. you can only go so far storywise, and how far you get is random. some people get quite far along, some people only unlocks a few missions, then it stops alltogether. no more new missions. but gameplay is superb, maps are arena like with multiple levels (air, ground level, and sub-ground level areas in one map), and dogfights are impressive for a casual title.
  5. Maninder

    Maninder Member

    Dec 19, 2010
    I know U sed U don't like war games, but in COD Black Ops DS, there is a long mission in a plane, U could try that or U could buy a 3DS, if Ur excited about Pilot Wings Resort
  6. Rayder

    Rayder Mostly lurking lately....

    Former Staff
    Jan 14, 2007
    United States
    There was Top Gun, which looked nice, but had some design flaws. Still, if you could get passed the flaws, it was fun.

    Jet Impulse was pretty decent, but was a (J) game. There was supposed to have been a USA version of Jet Impulse called DS Air, but the idiots at Nintendo canceled it.

    MySims Sky Heroes wasn't too bad. It had lots of nasty AP, but I'm sure most flashcarts have long since been updated to run it now without a problem.

    Time Ace was a sort of arcadey airplane shmup.

    Of course there is Starfox. It's a good game, but was sort of ruined with unnecessary touchscreen controls. Luckily, there are AR codes to force dpad and button play on it.

    Most of the rest of the airplane games for DS just plain sucked.
  7. dicamarques

    dicamarques Definitely not Bruce Wayne.

    Jun 25, 2010
    Your computer's Recycle Bin
    Paper plane from dsi shop but it sucks