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Echelon (Windows)

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Description

Take a bit of Wing Commander, and mix some of the fanciful parts of modern aircraft sims and you'll have an idea of what this game is like. Echelon puts the player in combat over vast landscapes and around cities as a member of an elite fighting force facing down an invasion. Battle takes place in a variety of aircraft with futuristic abilities using a variety of weapons. There is a branching campaign of around 50 missions, and over the course of play you can advance from Lieutenant to Commander and have greater control over how each mission plays out.

Screenshots

Echelon Windows View of the pilot
Echelon Windows Flying over water
Echelon Windows Tank column down below
Echelon Windows While passing this attractive building, I managed to knock the end off my right wing.

Alternate Titles

  • "梯队" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Шторм" -- Russian spelling
  • "Storm" -- Demo title
  • "Shtorm" -- Alternate title

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User Reviews

A very boring futuristic flight sim MojoHelperMonkey (39) 2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars

The Press Says

Game Informer Magazine Jul, 2001 9 out of 10 90
PC Gamer Brasil Dec, 2001 84 out of 100 84
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jul, 2001 80 out of 100 80
GameZone May 30, 2001 7.5 out of 10 75
IGN Jun 28, 2001 7.2 out of 10 72
GameSpot May 23, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Eurogamer.net (UK) Oct 11, 2001 7 out of 10 70
ActionTrip Jun 12, 2001 70 out of 100 70
GameSpy Jun 11, 2001 70 out of 100 70
PC Action Mar 11, 2002 70 out of 100 70

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Grueber Ubrekten (7) added Echelon (Windows) on Jan 24, 2003