Would I buy it? God no.
And that's saying a lot, being as though the first 2 games were nothing short of exquisite. I never will understand why they weren't more successful, and often think how wonderful it would be if they would make another installment with all the best that today's computing power and DirectX 9 extensions have to offer.
But with him? Maybe if it was released to universal acclaim (including the existing FS community).
Hey - does anyone know if there are mods for FS1 and/or 2 that upgrade the ships to higher poly/texture rez?