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ZOOM TIE Fighter Collector's CD-ROM
Sold Out (DOS) (Just the CD) (TIEFIGHTPO)

LucasArts

Game

Ratings:

5 stars from Computer Gaming World

4 1/2 stars from Multimedia World

PC Gamer 1994 Award - Best Action Game

Serve the Emperor! Join the Imperial Navy and Save the Galaxy!

Through their treachery on Yavin, the alliance of rebels and other criminals has threatened the very foundation of the Empire. As an Imperial Navy Starfighter Pilot, you will safeguard imperiled lives throughout the galaxy. Join the Emperor's cause in eliminating this rebel uprising as the Empire strikes back!

The Dark Side beckons you on CD-ROM

High resolution combat graphics and new cut scenes.

"Talkie" version with full voice mission briefings.

Exclusive secret society of elite pilots lure you with political intrigue.

Includes Defender of the Empire and an all-new bonus campaign: "Enemies of the Empire".

Over 100 adrenaline-pumping missions you can fly non-sequentially.

Prove yourself worthy in the Imperial Training Simulator and Virtual Combat Chamber.

Encounter a multitude of new space vehicles and realistic details - laser batteries that track you and satellite dishes that rotate.

Improved interactive mission briefing with texture-mapped graphical display.

Superb Star Wars sound effects and music based on John Williams' original score.

Climb into one of seven Imperial Starfighters - TIE Fighter, TIE Bomber, TIE Interceptor, TIE Advanced, Assault Gunboat, and two new secret starfighters.

Pilot Datapad lets you change game settings, view medals and service records, and select backup options.

Customize game difficulty from rookie to ace to match your skill level.

Requirements: MS-DOS 6.0 or higher, 486DX2/66 minimum, 2x CD-ROM drive, 8 MB RAM, Joystick, 256 color VGA minimum, VESA compatible PCI or VL Bus video card, 1 MB or less hard disk drive. Sound cards: SoundBlaster, SoundBlaster Pro, SoundBlaster 16, AWE 32, Pro Audio Spectrum, Roland MT 32/LAPC-1, Gravis Ultrasound, Ensoniq Soundscape, General MIDI and compatibles.

Reviews:

Computer Gaming World, October 1994

"In X-Wing, LucasArts' first attempt at bringing the Star Wars saga to computer gamers, the player was cast as a young starfighter pilot fighting for the Rebels. With the release of TIE Fighter, LucasArts has made an enormous shift in the Force, giving gamers the chance to take the controls of an Imperial TIE Fighter and become the Empire's agent of retribution against the Rebel Alliance."

"Just as in X-Wing, TIE Fighter provides a number of training and mission options. In the training simulator, the player must navigate an Imperial craft through a series of obstacle-filled tubes."

"Perhaps the most impressive element of TIE Fighter is the plot and setting. The Empire is filled with intrigue and rife with treachery, with secret societies and other factions vying for ultimate control of the Empire. This complexity of plot and setting goes several steps beyond the storyline presented in the X-Wing series."

"There simply isn't much to dislike about the game. ith its addictive game-play, pulse-pounding soundtrack and engrossing storyline, TIE Fighter is clearly the best space combat game yet released from the creative folks at LucasArts. The Empire will have you, young one, serve well, and you will have your reward."

Multimedia World, December 1994

"Eye-scorching visuals, skull-cracking sounds, and engrossing, 'you are there' game play makes this one of the strongest entertainment titles to be released this year. The added bonus of being able to fight for the Dark Side - a first for the Star Wars series - put TIE Fighter over the top and into the all-time classic category of computer games."

PC Gamer, March 1995

"X-Wing designer Lawrence Holland scores another direct hit with TIE Fighter, the best space-combat simulation ever created. Most games set in space cast you in the role of the good guy, but not TIE Fighter; here, you not only fly for the Empire, but also seek to gain favor with the Emperor and Lord Vader by fulfilling special mission goals.

"The Gouraud-shaded ships are a wonder to behold, and the action is fast, tense, and full of pyrotechnics. Even if you cheered for the Rebels in the Star Wars movies, you'll thrill to the destruction of X-Wings, A-Wings, freighters, and more. If you like action and haven't tried TIE Fighter, go pick up a copy now. You won't be disappointed."



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