Flight Control for iPhone gets Online Multiplayer Update

Firemint’s wildly popular Flight Control (TMA Review) for the iPhone has just received an update that allows for Online Multiplayer via Game Center, Apple’s own social gaming Network. Now gamers can both play the role of air traffic controller cooperatively by sending planes back and forth between each other’s iDevice screen. What’s more, Voice Chat can also be turned on during multiplayer, so both parties can discuss in-game strategies in real time.

The update is free for those who already purchased the app. If not, Flight Control for the iPhone is only $0.99 and still remains one of the most addictive games on the platform.

Flight Control Firemint, Flight Control (TMA Review), 14.2 MB – $0.99
Flight Control HD Firemint, Flight Control HD, 17.8 MB – $4.99

App Description

What’s New in Version 1.9.2

✔All-new online multiplayer via Game Center
-Invite a friend to play, or let Game Center match you automatically with a random player anywhere in the world
✔ NEW – Turn on the voice chat option to talk with the other controller when in online multiplayer mode (off by default)
✔NEW – Menu button for Firemint news! Get the latest news about our games, directly from the team.
✔Help arrows only appear for the first 10 planes landed ever rather than at the start of every game
✔Minor bug fixes and improvements – thanks for your feedback! To make suggestions, report problems or ask questions, please visit http://firemint.com/support as we can’t reply to reviews on the App Store.

Flight Control is a must-have App Store classic. It’s the incredibly simple, yet insanely addictive worldwide #1 game from Firemint that invented the “line drawing” genre. Over 3,000,000 copies sold – don’t miss out, play all five unique maps in the original and best today!
✈ Macworld awarded Flight Control an extremely rare 5 out of 5 mice: “The unique gameplay is perfectly suited to the device, and I am hopelessly addicted.”
✈ Pocket Gamer: “Flight Control is one of those essential games that you’ll continually return to and will remain on your iPhone forever”
✈ Touch Arcade: “the winning balance of easy pick-up gameplay, ramping difficulty and tickling the need to try ‘just one more time’”
Air traffic control is the world’s most stressful job, but not for you. You don’t need heading angles, flight rules or meteorological reports, you’re a natural! A prodigy! A born controller!
✔ Incredibly easy to learn! Just touch and drag the aircraft to their landing zones and avoid collisions.
✔ Insanely addictive – it only takes a minute to get started, but it’s impossible to stop!
✔NEW – Fly solo, or share landing duties with a friend – online via Game Center on iOS4.2, over local Wi-Fi network or Bluetooth
✔ NEW – Turn on the voice chat option to talk with the other controller when in online multiplayer mode (off by default)
✔Aim for a new personal best or compete against other Flight Controllers in online leaderboards
✔ Earn achievements when you complete challenges
✔ Visit all 5 airfields including Beach, Original, Windy, Australian Outback and Aircraft Carrier, each with unique characteristics and challenges!
✔ Featuring 10 aircraft types including jets, helicopters and seaplanes!
So welcome aboard, please sit back, fasten your seatbelt and enjoy the mayhem – treat yourself and buy Flight Control now, or surprise a friend and Gift This App!

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