Starlancer (Windows)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Vehicular
Setting
81
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.8
User Score
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Description

It's 2160, and the Eastern Alliance has launched a surprise attack on the Western Coalition's fleet and decimated it. The call has gone out for volunteers to become Alliance fighter pilots, and you have signed up with the 45th Volunteer Squadron.

Designed by Chris and Erin Roberts, the creative force behind the Wing Commander/Privateer megaseries, this space fighting simulation features the genre's standard mission types: escort, fighter sweep, interception, attacking space stations, fighting in asteroid fields, etc.

12 pilotable fighters (you can choose which you fly as well as missile loadout, but not all are available in the early missions), 9 enemy fighter types.

Screenshots

Starlancer Windows Preparing for launch from Yamato
Starlancer Windows Warping out
Starlancer Windows [Cutscene]  Mission briefing
Starlancer Windows Watch out for enemy craft explosions

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Alternate Titles

  • "星际枪骑兵" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

Definitely flashier and better, but nothing new here... Kasey Chang (3609) unrated
Fair game, at best... tbuteler (3019) 2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars
A genuinely fun space shooter. DarkDove (64) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars
Engaging gameplay, but the story is not. James P. Wong (2399) 3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars
What a great Ride!! William Shawn McDonie (1088) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameSpy May 04, 2000 92 out of 100 92
Jeuxvideo.com May 26, 2000 18 out of 20 90
PC Gameworld 2000 88 out of 100 88
PC Joker May, 2000 86 out of 100 86
GameStar (Germany) May, 2000 85 out of 100 85
Game Informer Magazine Sep, 2007 8.25 out of 10 82
4Players.de Jul 31, 2000 81 out of 100 81
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) May 25, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gamekult Sep 15, 2000 7 out of 10 70
incite PC Gaming Jul, 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

You get a fishtank in your bunkroom when you've "moved" over to the Yamato... And you get to "feed the fish"!

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Bill Stepec (50) added Starlancer (Windows) on Jun 29, 2000
Other platforms contributed by haydn dalton (1)