Company:Jane's Combat Simulations

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Jane's Combat Simulations
Brand of Electronic Arts
Founded1996

Jane's Combat Simulations was a brand of PC flight and combat simulators released by Electronic Arts (EA). The Jane's Information Group branding was purchased by Electronic Arts to lend authenticity and accuracy to their growing line of combat games.[1] The license was announced in 1995,[2] and games were released over the next 5 years, although Jane's Combat Simulations branded games had been released by Electronic Arts since 1994. In late 2000, Electronic Arts dropped Jane's Combat Simulations, leading to them being licensed by different companies.

The creative leads behind the Jane's Combat Simulations line were Andy Hollis and Paul Grace, designers who previously worked on games such as F-19 Stealth Fighter and Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer.[3]

U.S. Navy Fighters is a predecessor game to the franchise. It was released in 1994 by Electronic Arts as part of the Air Combat series. An updated version, Jane's US Navy Fighters 97, was released in 1996 that was officially part of the franchise.

Games

Game collections

  • Jane's Combat Simulations: Advanced Tactical Fighters Gold (1997) Windows
  • Jane's Combat Simulations: Longbow Gold (1997) DOS, Windows
  • Jane's Combat Simulations: Fighters Anthology (1997) Windows
  • Jane's Combat Simulations: Longbow Anthology (1998) DOS, Windows
  • Jane's Combat Simulations: Attack Pack (1998) DOS, Windows
  • Jane's Combat Simulations: Air Superiority Collection (2000) Windows
  • Jane's Combat Simulations: Naval Warfare Collection (2000) Windows

Games without original developer involvement

References

  1. "At the Deadline". GamePro (IDG) (85): 174. October 1995. 
  2. http://www.michaelpitzer.com/newlook/2011/11/08/janes-combat-simulations-electronic-arts/
  3. Bennett, Dan (September 1995). "Cover Story; Death from Above". PC Gamer US 2 (9): 50–52, 54, 56. 

External links

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