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Thanks to the kind folks at Raylight we now have the article that goes with yesterdays Wing Commander Prophecy image. Translated from Italian:
Wing Commander Prophecy
(Destination Software)

In what will probably be Raylight's first product, they show how they can use their technology effectively. It recieved "best runner-up award 2002" at the most recent E3, recognized for its mission design, multiplayer options, freedom of play, amazing sound effects and use of artificial intelligence, not to mention its use of polygons and fluid scrolling. Originally called Star Giants, a quality clone of the legendary Wing Commanders, it changed its name after the rights were aquired officially from Electronic Arts.

Image Caption: Exiting the hangar is done entirely with polygons.

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