Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger ORIGIN Systems, Inc. / Electronic Arts, Inc. 1994

At the time, this was the most expensive video game ever made, at approximately $3 million. The war against the Kilrathi is going badly for the Confederation. Its flagship, the Concordia, has been destroyed, battles are lost on all fronts. War hero Colonel Christopher Blair is transferred to the old carrier Victory. Take the role of Blair and ensure the success of the Confederation's last-ditch attempt for victory: the destruction of the Kilrathi homeworld. It has the usual mix of space battles and cinematic storytelling. Changes from the first two games include SVGA graphics, the use of texture-mapped polygons instead of bitmaps for spaceflight sequences and real Hollywood actors appearing in the cinematic scenes. The game made the transition from animated cut-scenes to full motion video, one of the first computer games to do so; it was frequently marketed as the world's first interactive movie. It pioneered the use of CGI backgrounds and greenscreen work; all sets were added digitally during post-production.
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4CD ISO Demo 2.29GB (uploaded by Egon68)
Infos
included in Wing Commander: The Kilrathi Saga (1996) 5CD ISO Demo 2.52GB (uploaded by Molitor)
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