Defend the B-17 against the onslaught of incoming German fighters by covering each gunner position on the aircraft. Players can switch between the various gunner positions by taping on one of the ten possible placements.
A detailed Mission Briefing Screen shows the the "Target for Today" as well as the flight plan and reconnaissance photo of the primary target.
Battle against a host of authentic German World War II fighters including the Focke-Wulf 190A-1, Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 and Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1a.
Gamers will encounter Antiaircraft Artillery in every mission and must avoid the barrage to make it through safely.
Voiceovers and explosive effects bring the DS alive with the sounds of battle.
When the B-17 approaches the Bomb Run, the Bombardier will need a steady hand while the pilot has to keep the plane on an even course to destroy the primary and secondary targets.
A detailed debriefing shows a list of primary and secondary targets with specific damage percentages, the number of targets successfully destroyed and the number of enemy fighter destroyed. The more targets and enemy planes the player destroys the more decoration they receive for your bomber.
B-17: Fortress in the Sky places the player in the heart of the war over Germany and the occupied territories in the autumn of 1944.
Defend the "Lucky 25" through 25 heart-pounding missions over France, the Netherlands, and deep into the heart of Germany. Players will have to man each gunner position, avoid deadly flak encounters, and complete bombing runs if they are to make it back home safely.