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Wings

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
...
...
Game Boy Advance
71
2.4
Amiga
79
4.1
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Description

You are an allied fighter pilot in WW1, duking it out with the "Huns" up in the sky in over 200 missions.

The missions usually come in three flavors: Top-down view bombing missions where you have to take out strategically important targets, isometric strafing runs where you get to blast anything that you fancy blasting with an unlimited supply of ammo, and of course the main part: Dogfights in the sky. Rendered in 3D, seems from behind your head.

The game is set in the years 1916 through 1918, and to loosen things up a little, we get to read a page of our character's new entry for the diary-like journal in his company between every mission.

Screenshots

Wings Amiga Pilot's log
Wings Amiga Creating your pilot and going to earn some Wings.
Wings Amiga Mission accomplished (only one in a long row of over 200).
Wings Amiga The funeral

Alternate Titles

  • "Wings (Emulated Amiga Edition)" -- GOG Windows title

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

Dogfight sim with atmosphere Amiga EboMike (3009)
A simple but very effective WWI flight simulation Amiga Triggerhappy (3)

The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Oct, 1990 94 out of 100 94
The One Amiga Oct, 1990 91 out of 100 91
Zero Amiga Nov, 1990 87 out of 100 87
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1990 83 out of 100 83
Zzap! Amiga Nov, 1990 83 out of 100 83
GameSpy Game Boy Advance Mar 03, 2003 76 out of 100 76
Amiga Joker Amiga Sep, 1990 71 out of 100 71
Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Game Boy Advance Sep 09, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Sep, 1990 6.8 out of 12 57
Gaming Target Game Boy Advance Mar 10, 2003 5 out of 10 50

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Wings: Director's Cut funding failed 1 Yearman (18778)
Sep 12, 2012

Trivia

Awards

  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (Issue #00) - #51 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"
  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th Anniversary Issue) - #65 in the list "150 Best Games of All Time"

Related Web Sites

  • Wings (Publisher's site (for GBA version) with game info screenshots and more.)
Contributed to by EboMike (3009), Corn Popper (69652), Cavalary (5902) and コナン (91206)