Flight of the Icarus is a game where you play as a privateer who owns an airship that helps ferry goods from town to town in a post-apocalyptic world where the skies are dominated by pirates and danger. Shoot down enemy aeroplanes with a variety of deadly weaponry. Keep the ship from falling out the sky.
User reviews: Mixed (159 reviews)
Release Date: May 12, 2010
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June 19

New Update 6.19.14 - Release Notes

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Reviews

"I spent far too much time playing ...Icarus."
GameSetWatch.com


"Icarus is a lot of fun & has a beautifully rendered steampunk aesthetic."
Bytejacker Podcast


"I started to play, and got immediately hooked."
WarGamer.com


"Excruciatingly fun...anybody who likes action and shooting will love this game."
DIYGamer.com

About This Game

Flight of the Icarus is a game where you play as a privateer who owns an airship that helps ferry goods from town to town in a post-apocalyptic world where the skies are dominated by pirates and danger. Shoot down enemy aeroplanes with a variety of deadly weaponry. Keep the ship from falling out the sky. Make sure the cargo reaches its destination. Made by 4 people in 6 months, Flight of the Icarus is the humble beginnings of the premier airship-to-airship combat game Guns of Icarus Online.



Key features:
  • Unlock the Fallen Hero Cap in Guns of Icarus Online when you purchase this game!
  • Frantic blend of turret shooting from the deck of your airship, with repair time management mechanics to keep the ship afloat
  • 18 Epic Levels & 8 Powerful Guns
  • 4 Enemy Types (Duster, Gunship, and Pirate Ace aeroplanes, and Airship)
  • Extra ‘Into the Breach’ Survival Mode
  • Time of Day & Weather Effects

System Requirements

PC
Mac
    • OS: Windows XP or later
    • Processor: 2 GHz CPU
    • Memory: 512MB (XP), 1GB for Vista
    • Graphics: Dedicated Video Card w/128MB of memory
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 100MB
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compliant sound card
    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, and up to 10.9 Maverick. The game currently does not support 10.9 Maverick.
    • Processor: 2 GHz Intel CPU
    • Memory: 512MB
    • Graphics: Dedicated Video Card w/ 128MB of Video Memory
    • Hard Drive: 100MB
Helpful customer reviews
0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
FUUUUUUUU
Posted: September 26
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Would love to be able to play this on Mac OSX Mavericks!
Posted: October 9
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
more ppl should play dis game
Posted: October 14
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
7.3 hrs on record
This game sucks. It gets boring and tedius after the second level. Save yourself and get Guns Of Icarus Online insted which is 1000% better
Posted: October 7
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0.2 hrs on record
If you buy this game you get an exclusive hat for Guns of Icarus. That's the only reason why I recommend this game. The hat is really fancy.

This title is on -90% sales from time to time.
Posted: October 13
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33 of 46 people (72%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
It seems like a good game but it stops working after the first level. Developers, please fix this.
Posted: June 21
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52 of 81 people (64%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Multiplayer co-op removed. No point in getting it.
Posted: June 22
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Ratings-
Overall: 2
Gameplay: 4
Addictiveness: 1
Play Time: 0
Plot: 0
Characters: 0
Graphics: 3
Audio: 7
Music: 7


Flight of the Icarus is a game with an incredible amount of potential. The gameplay is very similar to a first person version of FTL. What? How did it get such low ratings? Because it doesn't work! The copy I purchased wouldn't go past level one. The online demo at http://www.shockwave.com/gamelanding/gunsoficarus.jsp let me go to level two. Of those two level, I experienced amazing gameplay, awesome audio, and some chincy graphics, but a broken game gets bad ratings, sorry.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oeocq3khuq0&index=6&list=PLOej4kpIyowYGV9flJxsCHMCsnRTfkJV5
Posted: August 22
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8 of 14 people (57%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
A great prequel to get you into the swing of Guns of Icarus. As one lone privateer, take on the pirate armada and man cannons to defeat their endless onslaught.
Posted: June 29
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13 of 25 people (52%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
A simple game where you go around shooting at planes to defned your precious cargo.
Posted: July 3
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
just buy guns of icarus online
Posted: September 7
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8 of 17 people (47%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Played this game today. I could not get passed level 2. No idea what I am supposed to do. Tried to find all keys which I could use - no full list of keys, only quick keys.

Did not see possibilility for multiplayer. Anyway, a let-down game for me.
Posted: June 26
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Flight of the Icarus is a game on the middlegroudn between bad and good. It is extremely ugly and contains many bugs which can stop you playing. The game is more of a prototype of Guns of Icarus. If you want a good game with this idea behind it, get Guns of Icarus.
Posted: July 13
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Nope.
Posted: August 10
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
I feel completely mislead. I bought this back when the name of the game was still "Guns of Icarus" thinking I was actually buying Online since there was no notice at the time that this is a completely different game from Guns of Icarus Online. Then, at the time, it still said it has multiplayer, when in reality the servers for multiplayer have been down for years.
Posted: July 17
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
This game is a waste of time and money, the game stops after level one and is completely broken, do not bother with it or the developer, it probably won't be fixed either because they have the other guns of icarus online. This is is just a straight up rip off by this game company, pretty much just stealing your money.
Posted: June 26
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Pretty boring. Also wouldn't work after the first level.
Posted: July 8
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9 of 21 people (43%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Simple. Quick. Easy. Need to take a break from little kids hacking in CSGO? Get some of your frustrations out here.
Posted: June 20
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0 of 3 people (0%) found this review helpful
6.1 hrs on record
WHY REMOVE MULTIPLAYER YOU IDIOTS!!!!!!!1!! I DO NOT RECOMEND ID RATHER PLAY GUNS OF ICARUS ONLINE YOU IDIOTS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted: July 1
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5 of 14 people (36%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Don't get me wrong, in multiplayer this game CAN be enjoyable....but the other Guns of Icarus has a way better set up. You might wanna skip this one.
Posted: April 28
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