Two months before the game's release, Amiga Power magazine ran its annual All-Time Top 100 feature. They asked several industry people for their personal Top 10s, and Ocean's Gary Bracey
as his favourite game ever, promising that everyone would agree when it was released. Unfortunately, Amiga Power didn't - they only gave it 34%
It is interesting, the Rexxons' fighters are Vipers from Battlestar Galactica series, Rexxons' cruisers are Klingon Warbirds form Star Trek Series, and Mankind Motherships are Battlestars itself. This can be recognized in the intro to this game.
Development originally began in February 1989, over three years before the eventual release.
- ST Format
- January 1993 (issue #42) - #30 in '50 finest Atari ST games of all time' list