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Star Wars: TIE Fighter (DOS)

90
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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.1
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Back of Box - DOS (US):

    Serve the Emperor! Join the Imperial Navy and Save the Galaxy!



    Pirates raid interstellar traders. Terrorists threaten the galaxy. Through their treachary on Yavin, the alliance of Rebels and other criminals has threatened the very foundation of the empire. As an Imperial Navy starfighter pilot, you will safeguard imperiled lives throughout the galaxy. Only the Emperor can save us from total chaos and destruction. Join his cause in eliminating this rebel uprising as the Empire strikes back!

    THE DARK SIDE BECKONS YOU

    • Enchanced 3D graphics of Imperial and Rebel starfighters plus a multitude of new spacecraft

    • Compelling storyline loaded with spectacular cinematic cut-scenes

    • Over 50 brand new adrenaline-pumping missions you can fly non-sequentially

    • Climb into one of six Imperial starfighters - TIE Fighter, TIE Bomber, TIE Interceptor, TIE Advanced, Assault Gun-Boat, and a new, secret TIE starfighter

    • Customise game difficulty from Rookie to Ace to match your skill level

    • Prove yourself worthy in the Imperial training simulator and virtual combat chamber

    • Improved interactive mission briefing with texture-mapped graphical display

    • Pilot datapad lets you change game settings, view medals and service records, and select backup options.

    • Exclusive secret society of elite pilots lure you with political intrigue

    • New iMUSE’ soundtrack based on John Williams' original score plus extensive speech and digitised Star Wars sound effects in stereo

    • Expanded weapon systems with ability to reload during missions

    • Includes The Stele Chronicles, the exciting new Star Wars novella

    Contributed by Apogee IV (2336) on Sep 23, 2004.

94/95 Lucasarts catalog:
    In TIE Fighter you portray a new Imperial Navy recruit as you battle the Rebel Alliance. Train and fly in six Imperial starfighters under the command of Darth Vader himself.

    Contributed by RKL (5614) on Sep 25, 2003.