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On this day in 2016

Flat Universe Pilots Help Hold The Line
   This week's Wing Commander Flat Universe preview isn't very flat at all! It shows a wing of Hornets rushing in to assist a Confed destroyer under siege by several larger Kilrathi combatants. On the ...

On this day in 2015

Priv Retrospective Starts Exploring The Troy System
   RugePlus has kicked off a new "Let's Play" series covering Wing Commander Privateer. There have been quite a few people interested in profiling the main games in the franchise, but Priv has gotten mu...

On this day in 2014

Space Sim First Look: Star Nomad
   Long time Privateer fan Silverforce has put together a top-down RPG/RTS space shooter, available on multiple platforms. Star Nomad features a selection of modular ships, random missions, commodity tra...

On this day in 2013

Blu-ray Price Reduced!
   The Wing Commander Blu-ray's reach continues to grow as more retailers add it to their listings. Target is the newest major store to add the film, and it's just $13.39 before 5% red card discount. A...

On this day in 2012

They're Just Seventy Off
   G4, the cable TV gaming channel, is running a standard Top 100 Video Games of All Time article. Wing Commander II is ranked at #71 and there is a short video with talking heads discussing the game (al...

On this day in 2011

Wikipedia Alert in Deep Space!
   Big changes are ahead for the WCPedia - would you like to know more? If you're a WCPedia contributor, would like to become one or are just interested in learning about the bright future of the project...

GOG Sales Update
   We have a big update to the GOG sales rankings posted last week. The big news is that all of the Electronic Arts titles continue to rise, including drastic gains for Dungeon Keeper, Alpha Centauri and...

On this day in 2010

Night Owl Gets the Pilgrim
   There's one more satellite broadcast of the Wing Commander Movie this week! Mancubus noticed that Polsat will air the film on Friday, June 25, at 10:15 PM. They've posted a neat page for the movie w...

On this day in 2009

Explore the Evolution of Gaming Graphics
    TechRadar has run an article on the evolution of video game graphics. They cover a lot of history and go into some of the tricks and trends used at different points in time. Various screenshots sh...

Making the Game: Hugh's Tasks
   Here's another look at a Wing Commander Prophecy programmer's day job: this checklist shows exactly what Hugh David was to accomplish in June, 1997 -- everything from writing code to start ships movin...

On this day in 2008

The Slightest Commentary has posted an article that includes a history of video game-based movies. Naturally, Wing Commander is skewered: Wing Commander. Yeah, this one bombed too. It was a good idea in theory...

Making the Game - Part 50
   April 18, 1997 - the Component Leads Meeting agendas are now simply Wing Commander Prophecy (!) status reports. It looks like the big news this week is the imminent arrival of Cobalt 60, the electro/i...

On this day in 2007

Excalibur Tech Sheet Mock-up Complete
   Flanker has created another stylish model and ship diagram. This time it's a fighter: the F-103 Excalibur. Top/bottom and front/back views are presented along the bottom, and a sharp angled perspect...

All Aboard The Starship Tiger Claw
   AD was poking around the Fox UK website and ran across the product page for the Wing Commander movie on DVD. The Region 2 DVD was released much later in the United Kingdom than elsewhere in Europe, a...

On this day in 2006

Unusual Wing Commander Shirt Surfaces
   Recently we obtained a peculiar bit of Wing Commander Movie merchandise. The t-shirt pictured below features a CF-117 Rapier Medium Fighter from above. There are a variety of funky light sources tha...

New Flight Commander Coming Soon
   The next edition of Flight Commander is coming soon, and creator eddieb is looking for any last minute additions that should be included. Some of the more active FC modders will be contributing graph...

On this day in 2005

Say Hi To Your Own Rapier
   Just last week we were talking about renting a battle-hardened CF-117B Rapier for £2000.00. Today we have an absolute steal compared to that. A film prop reseller in the UK is currently listing a R...

New Ultima Online Expansion Announced
   Ultima Online: Mondain's Legacy has been officially announced to the public. LOAF got a chance to discuss some of the new features of the game a few weeks back, and it looks fairly neat. A new playa...

On this day in 2004

Check Out Femme Fatales Saffron Burrows Interview
   We've found an old copy of Femme Fatales that has an interview with Saffron Burrows in relation to Wing Commander. These days the magazine reveals "the sexy sirens of the screen," but back in April 1...

New Fancy 3D SETI Client Ready
   It has been a while since we've covered SETI, but that's because there hasn't been a new client version available in ages. But that's now changed as their new client has lots of fancy new features and...

On this day in 2003

EA Breathing Life Back into Origin?
   Hopefully that headline catches your attention. At the CIC we're concerned every day with the continued prosperity of Wing Commander and the community. We're always very keen to foster any potential...

Standoff Going Strong
   Wing Commander Standoff, one of the bigger Secret Ops mods in the works, has recently posted several advances in the project. Here's the latest. Today I've finished the TCS Lexington! There are th...

On this day in 2001

Trivia Reminder
   Attention trivia players: please remember to have your entries in to Chris Reid by midnight tonight! New questions and an updated scoreboard will be available Monday morning....

WCA Mirror, Episode 5
   As usual, you can now download Episode 5 of Wing Commander Academy at TyeDyeBoy's server. Grab it here (60432 k)....

More On Music
   LeHah spoke more with The Fatman regarding the Wing Commander Soundtrack...Q: Your brother works for what label?A: owns lazySOB records, and texasmusicroundup.comQ: Will this be a "big" release or an ...

SuperCruise to a Beta
   Many, many people have written to let us know that UbiSoft is now taking applications for the next stage of the Conquest: Frontier Wars beta. You can apply for the beta here. Conquest was a game devel...

Check Out the Gratha
   Brad McKinstry is working hard for the fans... he's developing 3D models of the various sprite based ships -- for use with the Vega Strike engine! Isn't that just the best model Gratha you've ever see...

Wing Commander 2: Electric Boogaloo
   Cory L. Fujimori reports that he is currently working on a guitar tab notation of The Fatman's surf music version of the Wing Commander theme. You can find what he's done so far at http://www.reprehen...

You'll Ralar-Far
   Unknown Enemy is currently afflicted with the virus that troubles all Wing Commander projects -- exams. They're slowly making progress, and can prove it with... a picture of a Ralari!...

Your Title Here
   Canon to the right of them,Canon to the left of them,Canon in front of themVolleyed and thunder'd;Storm'd at with shot and shell,Boldly they rode and well,Into the jaws of Death,Into the mouth of Hell...

From: CIS Headquarters, Security Div.
   The Papogod terrorists seem hell-bent on destroying our space carriers. They've already destroyed one, the CIS Whatley, and are now attacking the CIS Stryker. We don't know what their ultimate goal is...

   Happy AHM...

On this day in 1999

New Origin People Announced
   AVault posted this article about three new people who have joined Origin's team. What *IS* Ultima Online Live?Origin Taps Fresh Management Focused on Online TitlesOrigin Systems today announced severa...

Something's Rotten in Denmark
   Well, Belgium. Kris has located the final film listing, and the news isn't good. Wing Commander isn't listed -- and movie releases are available up through December. I'm hoping that FOX is just waitin...

Our Daily Bread
   Link of the day: Hellraiser's Wing Commander Site: A very cool WC site with a kickass ship index. Check it out!...

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