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Description

The long Falcon simulation legacy of hardcore simulations of the F-16 fighter plane begins here. The plane's electronic displays and radars are simulated fully, with 4 styles of HUD. Not only can your plane barrel-roll and scissor, the enemy planes can too, with Artificial Intelligence recreating the moves of a real pilot. This was one of the earliest games to offer head-to-head play by linking two machines. It comes with a massive manual, detailing all those functions.

Screenshots

Falcon Amiga Select rank, mission and the number of attacking MIGs
Falcon Amiga Title screen
Falcon Macintosh Version / info
Falcon Atari ST Arming your plane

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Critic Reviews

Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Atari ST 1990 94 out of 100 94
Amiga Computing Amiga Feb, 1989 92 out of 100 92
Zero Atari ST Nov, 1989 92 out of 100 92
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Oct, 1988 925 out of 1000 92
Compute's Amiga Resource Amiga Jun, 1989 18 out of 20 90
ST Action Atari ST Mar, 1993 85 out of 100 85
Amiga User International Amiga May, 1989 8 out of 10 80
ST Format Atari ST Nov, 1992 70 out of 100 70
Play Time Macintosh May, 1993 70 out of 100 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari ST Jun, 1992 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)
  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (Issue #00) - #8 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"
  • Computer and Video Games
    • Issue 06/1989 - Winner Golden Joystick Award 1989 for Best 16-Bit Simulation Game (reader's vote)
  • GameStar (Germany)
    • Issue 12/1999 - #20 in the "100 Most Important PC Games of the Nineties" ranking
  • Power Play
    • Issue 01/1989 - Best Simulation in 1988
  • ST Format
    • May 1990 (Issue #10) - Included in the list "ST Format's 30 Kick-Ass Classics"

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