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Space combat sims: “Wing Commander: Prophecy – Gold Edition” (PC)

Without series creator Chris Roberts’ involvement, does Wing Commander: Prophecy in its Gold Edition still thrill and impress as much as the former space combat games? Wing Commander: Prophecy – Gold Edition (PC) (USA 1998, developer: Origin Systems (defunct), publisher: … Continue reading

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Space combat sims: “Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom” (PC)

Does the tried and tested FMV and space combat mix of Wing Commander III also translate well for Origin Systems’ sequel Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom? Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom (PC) (USA 1996, developer: Origin … Continue reading

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Space combat sims: “Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger” (PC)

Chris Roberts’ space saga had always tried to mix arcade-like gameplay with a cinematic presentation, but with Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger, the era of full motion video games brought the series even closer to Hollywood productions. Wing … Continue reading

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Space combat sims: “Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi” (PC)

Origin Systems’ Wing Commander was just the beginning of a space opera that would push cinematic space-sim action to its limits, so does Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi improve on the formula with just one year after the … Continue reading

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Space combat sims: “Wing Commander” (PC)

Long before X-Wing or TIE Fighter made epic battles in space possible, Origin Systems’ Wing Commander laid the cinematic groundwork for the space combat sim genre. Wing Commander (PC) (USA 1990, developer: Origin Systems (defunct), publishers: Origin Systems (defunct)/ Electronic … Continue reading

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