The Wing Commander Movie will be airing this week on the major Arab-language network MBC. MBC 2 Movies will be showing it at 1:00 PM KSA / 10:00 AM GMT on Friday, May 28. Satellite frequency information can be found here. Check out their plot description below.
A sci-fi actioner in which the inhabitants of a mid-27th century world come under attack by the evil Kilrathi Empire. The crew of the TCS Tiger Claw must distract the Kilrathi while reinforcements arrive to save the day. A vicious alien race, the Kilrathi, has discovered the coordinates to Earth and is heading our way with plans of total destruction. Now it's up to two young hotshot fighter pilots to save the earth. Starring: Freddie Prinze, Saffron Burrows, Matthew Lillard, Tcheky Karyo -1999
If you haven't upgraded your copy of Wing Commander Prophecy to use the astonishing DVD quality movies, then now's a good time to start downloading! The month is almost out and we have plenty of bandwidth yet to use up. The files are available in three packs:
- Pack 1: Relive Dallas' funeral, the destruction of Eloy, Casey's promotion to the Black Widow Squadron and... the 'hundred percent speech'! 43 cinematics in .VOB format. (1.6 GB)
- Pack 2: Hawk's story arc, the landing on Dula VII and firing the plasma weapon. In all, 46 movies in .VOB format. (1 GB)
- Pack 3: This final pack includes the game's stunning conclusion, all the losing endgames... and a heck of a lot of briefings! 45 cinematics in .VOB format. (550 MB)
Instructions on how to integrate these files into the actual game are available here. The intro movie (included in pack 1) is also available as a separate download from the Holovids section if you want to check out the quality, or check out the handy comparison to see the differences side-by-side. Descriptions of each scene by file name are also in a handy article. Be sure to visit the Holovids section for more cool stuff to download. You can never watch too many Wing Commander music videos, Academy TV episodes and Privateer 2 cinematics!