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Echelon (Windows)

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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 While passing this attractive building, I managed to knock the end off my right wing.
Echelon Windows Leaving the hangar
Echelon Windows Flying high
Echelon Windows Coming in for landing

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

The Press Says

Game Captain Feb 17, 2002 88 out of 100 88
Game Informer Magazine Jul, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
FiringSquad Jun 14, 2001 77 out of 100 77
PC Games (Germany) Mar 14, 2002 77 out of 100 77
PC Action Mar 11, 2002 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot May 23, 2001 7 out of 10 70
ActionTrip Jun 12, 2001 70 out of 100 70
Eurogamer.net (UK) Oct 11, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Da Gameboyz Jul 08, 2004 6.5 out of 10 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