Echelon (Windows)

73
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Description

Take a bit of Wing Commander, and mix some of the fanciful parts of modern aircraft sims and you'll have an idea of what this game is like. Echelon puts the player in combat over vast landscapes and around cities as a member of an elite fighting force facing down an invasion. Battle takes place in a variety of aircraft with futuristic abilities using a variety of weapons. There is a branching campaign of around 50 missions, and over the course of play you can advance from Lieutenant to Commander and have greater control over how each mission plays out.

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Echelon Windows Main menu
Echelon Windows Always the sun...
Echelon Windows While passing this attractive building, I managed to knock the end off my right wing.
Echelon Windows Leaving the hangar

Alternate Titles

  • "梯队" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Шторм" -- Russian spelling
  • "Storm" -- Demo title
  • "Shtorm" -- Alternate title

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User Reviews

A very boring futuristic flight sim MojoHelperMonkey (39) 2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine Jul, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
Gameplay (Benelux) Jul, 2001 80 out of 100 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) May 28, 2001 80 out of 100 80
FiringSquad Jun 14, 2001 77 out of 100 77
IGN Jun 28, 2001 7.2 out of 10 72
Game Vortex Jan 29, 2003 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot May 23, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Gry OnLine Aug 01, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 13, 2001 13 out of 20 65
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jun 07, 2001 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Grueber Ubrekten (7) added Echelon (Windows) on Jan 24, 2003