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Independence Day (PlayStation)

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Description

This arcade game is based loosely on the 1996 blockbuster movie "Independence Day." Interspersed with cutscenes lifted from the film, the game consists of flying a jet through various missions in order to take down the gargantuan, city-destroying spaceships. This entails flying around the 3D level and taking out targets such as: communication uplinks, shield generators, the occasional alien fighter craft, and ultimately bringing down the major alien ship via a strike on its main cannon. Powerups are plentiful, such as medical packs that heal your jetcraft, bonus weapons, bonus planes, and an item that freezes enemy planes for a brief time.

Mission settings include the Grand Canyon, Washington D.C., and New York City. There are other missions that are provided on a need-to-know basis (as stated in the manual). The game also features 2-player head-to-head action via a network or null modem link.

Screenshots

Independence Day PlayStation At the start screen, you will get a demo video if you leave the controls alone for long enough.
Independence Day PlayStation Your language options.
Independence Day PlayStation You'll get a high score list at the end of every mission to see how you compare.
Independence Day PlayStation Gahh! a cliche!

Alternate Titles

  • "Independence Day: The Game" -- European title
  • "Independence Day - maailmojen sota" -- Finnish title
  • "ID4" -- Abbreviated title

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The Press Says

GamePro (US) Apr, 1997 4 out of 5 80
Freak Apr, 1997 60 out of 100 60
GameSpot Mar 25, 1997 5.5 out of 10 55
Game Revolution Jun 04, 2004 C 50
NowGamer Jul 01, 1997 4.7 out of 10 47
Electric Playground Mar 22, 1997 2.5 out of 10 25
IGN Apr 23, 1997 2 out of 10 20

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Extras

The game in Windows version comes with the making of Independence Day, the movie.

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Grant McLellan (545) added Independence Day (PlayStation) on Mar 29, 2001
Other platforms contributed by [BR]Gladiator (9) and skl (1140)