Wing Commander actor Malcolm McDowell finally received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame last week. You can find a cool video of the award ceremony here - it's great to hear his characteristic voice! In addition to his past video game performances in Red Alert 3 and Fallout 3, Mr. McDowell will soon be appearing in the theatrical movie release of Silent Hill: Revelation 3D as well as a steady stream of other film and television roles. Congrats Admiral!
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored actor Malcolm McDowell with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the Pig n’ Whistle British Pub at 6714 Hollywood Boulevard. He joins fellow British luminaries Emma Thompson and Colin Firth on the coveted Walk of Fame. In honor of this momentous occasion, The Pig n’ Whistle has named a special drink in the name of McDowell called The Clockwork Orange.
The celebration was emceed by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Leron Gubler. McDowell's 2,465th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled on Friday, March 16th, 2012 in the Category of Motion Pictures. Guest speakers included actor Gary Oldman, filmmaker/musician Rob Zombie, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, from TNT's "Franklin & Bash" and director and longtime McDowell friend Mike Kaplan. Celebrity guests included Reed Diamond and Garcelle Beauvais also from "Franklin & Bash."
All Wings Considered - Episode 5 - LIVE!
The fifth episode of ALL WINGS CONSIDERED is live now! All Wings Considered is the CIC's first ever streaming variety show which features news, conversation and gameplay relating to our favorite series. This week we're heading to the most difficult mission in Wing Commander history, Ghorah Khar 2D... (2019-03-21)
Cockpit Renders Tease WC4 Remaster
Among many other Wing Commander endeavors, Pedro is still grinding away in the background on his WC4 Remaster project. He reports that there might be some exciting breakthroughs regarding cockpits soon, and DefianceIndustries has stepped up to share some of the prototype views. There's still work to go, but these examples are pretty sweet! (2019-03-20)
Prepare for Intense Space Combat... Also Book Club
Episode 5 of All Wings Considered is less than two days away! This will be the team's most challenging episode to date as they take on the Special Operations 1 Finale. NINE Gothris escorting a Fralthra! (2019-03-19)
Squad Goals: Collect 'Em All
We spotted a classy Italian WC3 last month, and this time here's an original Italian Wing Commander courtesy of Dennis Mull. This is one of the European Hit Squad rereleases, and in this case it was published by Jackson Libri. It came with a similarly stylized version of the manual/Claw Marks as well. (2019-03-18)
Drunk Review is Surprisingly Coherent
It's been a good week for console ports! SNES Drunk has posted their review of Wing Commander for the Super Nintendo. There's a lot to like here, and the author enjoys the art style, background setting, branching missions and most aspects of the gameplay. (2019-03-17)