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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 Title screen
Falcon Amiga Armament
Falcon Macintosh Runway ready for take-off
Falcon Macintosh Falcon armament loading & selection

Promo Images

Falcon Screenshot
Falcon Screenshot
Falcon Screenshot
Falcon Screenshot

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Critic Reviews

Commodore User Amiga Feb, 1989 95 out of 100 95
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1990 94 out of 100 94
Zero Atari ST Nov, 1989 92 out of 100 92
Zero DOS Nov, 1989 92 out of 100 92
Amiga Computing Amiga Feb, 1989 92 out of 100 92
Compute's Amiga Resource Amiga Jun, 1989 18 out of 20 90
Power Play Atari ST Feb, 1989 90 out of 100 90
Amiga User International Amiga May, 1989 8 out of 10 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Mar, 1989 9.2 out of 12 77
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Jun, 1992 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

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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