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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 Atari ST Ready for takeoff!
Falcon Atari ST Reverse view
Falcon DOS Selecting equipment (CGA)
Falcon Macintosh Falcon armament loading & selection

Promo Images

Falcon Screenshot
Falcon Screenshot
Falcon Screenshot
Falcon Screenshot

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Critic Reviews

Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1990 94 out of 100 94
Zero DOS Nov, 1989 92 out of 100 92
Zero Atari ST Nov, 1989 92 out of 100 92
Power Play Amiga Mar, 1989 90 out of 100 90
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Feb, 1989 81 out of 100 81
Amiga Joker Amiga May, 1995 70 out of 100 70
ST Format Atari ST Nov, 1992 70 out of 100 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Mar, 1988 6.42 out of 12 54
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari ST Jun, 1992 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Macintosh Feb, 1988 Unscored Unscored

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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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