It felt really great to be able to walk in to a store and buy a Wing Commander product. Today I picked up a copy of the UK release of Prophecy GBA. Naturally the first thing I did was find out how it differed from the US version. The answer is: not much.
- The box is virtually identical. It does get a different pair of screenshots and a few logos changed or moved around.
- The manual has a different font and the pages don't have a background image. The text is identical except for one thing - more credits. It lists the Take 2 people responsible for putting the game out and it lists the full Special Thanks list from the game. Well that change makes the CIC staff happy at least.
- The game cartridge is a little different too - the ESRB rating has disappeared.. and so has the Vampire! We're currently assuming that both have travelled through the jump point.
- The game itself plays exactly the same, but you can select the game language from a menu when you first turn the game on. Languages available are: English, Italian, French, Spanish, and German.