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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 Macintosh In the air rear view
Falcon Atari ST Ready for takeoff!
Falcon Atari ST Selecting a mission
Falcon Amiga Rear view

Promo Images

Falcon Screenshot
Falcon Screenshot
Falcon Screenshot
Falcon Screenshot

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Critic Reviews

Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Atari ST 1990 94 out of 100 94
The One Atari ST Dec, 1988 93 out of 100 93
Zero Atari ST Nov, 1989 92 out of 100 92
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1990 91 out of 100 91
Compute's Amiga Resource Amiga Jun, 1989 18 out of 20 90
Power Play Amiga Mar, 1989 90 out of 100 90
Happy Computer DOS Apr, 1988 80 out of 100 80
The Games Machine (UK) DOS Apr, 1988 79 out of 100 79
Play Time Macintosh May, 1993 70 out of 100 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS 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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