Advertisements & Promotional Material for Wing Commander 2

The Complete Wing II Saga...

In the news: The First Centurion (2011/08/11)
View: PDF (12 mb)
Project: WC2, Special Operations 1 & 2, Speech Accessory Pack, Official WC1&2 Strategy Guide
Date: Early 1992
Source: Origin advertisement booklet
Scanned by: Sheppard

A booklet advertising (among other things) WC2, the Special Operations expansions, the Speech Pack, and the strategy guide for WC1 and WC2.

Launch Into the SEGA Version of the Hit PC Title

In the news: Mythic Photos: Wing Commander II Genesis Sell Sheet (2011/08/11)
Project: SEGA Genesis (Mega Drive) WC2
Date: 1994
Source: Origin
Scanned by: LOAF

A 1994 publication designed to convince retailers to order a Sega port of WC2. Production of the Sega version was actually cancelled early in the process.

Can Furballs Really Fly?

In the news: Classic Advertisements Highlight Wing Commander's Explosive Debut (2006/07/07)
Project: WC1 (PC, Amiga and SNES), WC2 and expansions
Date: Early 1990s
Source: Computer Gaming World
Scanned by: Alkarion

A magazine ad advertising WC1, Secret Missions 1 & 2, WC2, Special Operations 1 & 2, and upcoming Amiga and SNES ports of WC1. Full of tough talking verbiage and features original takes on familiar Wing Commander art.

Full Page WC2 Magazine Ad

In the news: Classic Advertisements Highlight Wing Commander's Explosive Debut (2006/07/07)
Project: WC2
Date: Early 1990s
Source: Computer Gaming World
Scanned by: Alkarion

A magazine ad advertising WC2.

The Empire of Kilrah is back!

In the news: Kilrathi Return In Spanish Advertisement (2008/02/29)
Project: WC1, Secret Missions 1 & 2, WC2
Date: September 1992
Source: Micromania issue 52
Scanned by: Maxi de Sokar

A Spanish advertisment for WC2. The background scene is based on the WC2 box art, and new CD-ROM editions of Wing Commander and The Secret Missions also get a plug.

German WC2 Magazine Ad

In the news: German Wing Commander II Ad Uncovered (2004/08/08)
   Now Hades Knows What It Says (2004/08/09)
Project: WC2
Date: May 1993
Source: PC Review (DE), May 1993 issue
Scanned by: TC

This advert ran in the May 93 edition of the German magazine PC Review. It contains typos and was probably not translated by a native German speaker.

Wing Commander 2 Highlighters

In the news: Wing Commander II Merchandise (2011/08/25)
Project: WC2
Date: Unknown
Source: Promotional swag
Scanned by: Origin Museum


"I Survived The Tiger's Claw" Shirt

In the news: Wing Commander II Merchandise (2011/08/25)
Project: WC2
Date: Unknown
Source: Promotional swag
Scanned by: Origin Museum

Given to members of the development team.

Wing Commander 2 Shirt

In the news: Wing Commander II Merchandise (2011/08/25)
Project: WC2
Date: Unknown
Source: Promotional swag
Scanned by: Origin Museum

Given to members of the development team.

Computer Chronicles WC2 Segment

In the news: Computer Chronicles Wing Commander Clips Found (2005/02/12)
View: Watch | Download (31.3 mb)
Project: WC2
Date: Unknown
Source: Computer Chronicles
Scanned by: BrynS

A television programme (broadcast from 1983 to 2002) covering general purpose computing -- its sister show was called 'Net Cafe'. Widely syndicated in the US and in many other countries. This segment provides a brief storyline and gameplay overview of WC2.

Wing Commander 2 Hat

In the news: What the Hat?! (2012/08/11)
Project: WC2
Date: Unknown
Donated by: Billy Cain

This Wing Commander II hat was created by publisher FCI to promote the game.

Wing Commander 2 Sell Sheets, Press Kit

In the news: Document Archive: Early Product Flyers (2013/08/11)
View: PDF (76.5 mb)
Project: WC2
Date: Unknown
Donated by: Billy Cain
Pages: 23

This collection of early product flyers should be of interest to anyone who loves Origin's promotions department. From a multi-page press pack on Wing Commander to the one-page slip on Origin FX, it's all here! Includes cool art not seen anywhere else.

Chinese Wing Commander 2 Poster

In the news: Vengeance is Mine, Sayeth the Kilrathi (2004/02/18)
Project: WC2
Date: Unknown

This poster was used to promote Wing Commander II in Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Early Screenshots From Promotional Slides

In the news: What's Wrong With These Pictures? (2011/08/11)
View: Gallery
Project: WC1, WC2
Date: Unknown

Look closely at these Wing Commander I and II screenshots, scanned from Origin promotional slides. They're from pre-release versions of the game! You'll find some of the familiar changes (ie, "Lt. Shadow" and the named Kilrathi)... but there are a lot of others that have gone unnoticed, like a Secret Missions 2 Dralthi armed with lasers or a Wing Commander II turret with a VDU...

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