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Average Player Score Based on 526 ratings
8.5
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Score Breakdown Based on 526 ratings
  1. 10 (161)
  2. 9 (190)
  3. 8 (89)
  4. 7 (44)
  5. 6 (20)
  6. 5 (9)
  7. 4 (6)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (4)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:10

    One of the best classic games ever!

    Wing Commander is a game with just the perfect mix of action and storyline. You play as a rookie pilot who is learning the ropes while being thrown into combat against the Kilrathi. Thankfully, the game starts out rath... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful

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  • Rating:9

    Incomparable

    I first saw Wing Commander at a friend's house in 1990, and found myself transfixed by the game, as it was like nothing I'd ever seen before - and I've seen it few times since. Space combat sims are a spotty affair, ... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    More than just a game

    It would be many years before I was able to buy my own computer, not that I didn't really, really want one back in 1993. I just couldn't afford one. I used to ride my bike down to the local computer store just to perus... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:1

    Quite possible the worst game ever made.

    Everything about Wing Commander - The Secret Missions is a disaster. The game is broken, and entirely boring. Depending on when you gave up, you would spend countless hours wandering, drifting through space. Oh! Don't fo... Read Full Review

    0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Changed Space Flight Simulation Forever...

    Around the time of its release there was nothing else around that remotely came close. I bought my first (and the first ever for that matter) Sound Blaster so I could hear this game in stereo. It was amazing. Up to th... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Greatest game ever. Period.

    This game was a perfect 10. Even though the graphics wouldve been outdated by today's standards, the element of storytelling is still outstanding. There hasn't been many games on the market today that follows this form... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.3

    A good game for the early 90's. Wing Commander was a great space fighter game in it's own right.

    A good game for the early 90's. Wing Commander was a great space fighter game in it's own right. Despite 2-D graphics the 3-D like game play was well made, with multi-angle sprites of any space-ship in game. With dece... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful