Often they are based on the real world.
They are developed in such a manner that they almost look realistic and anybody playing them often gets confused or gets so much carried away that they feel as if it is a real aircraft they are flying.
No doubt, the software is excellent and well managed, but also the accessories that accompany the software give it a more real look.
There is so much demand for these games, that now; many students want to take up airplane designing as a career.
Also, many have started choosing to become a real life pilot.
Be it a commercial pilot or an air force one.
This in a way inspires the young flight simulator users to focus themselves towards a goal in life.
There are thousands of games to choose from like the Nintendo, Pilot wings, play stations, sky odyssey.
Due to the limited nature of the game consoles, ability to properly simulate environments in general and the processing limitations, the game console based flight simulators tend to be simple and very easy to use.
All these software are built in the user friendly environment.
All you have to do as a beginner is just follow the instructions carefully and within no time, you will be ready to enjoy the flight simulator games.
The flight simulator games are not just used for the entertainment, but also for professional purposes as well.
As they are safe and easy to handle, many new pilots play it just to get the feel of handling the aircraft.
Also many experienced pilots use it to check the routes and the airports before starting their actual flight.