Wing Commander Saga: The Darkest Dawn Released

After nearly 10 years, the fan developed project Wing Commander Saga: The Darkest Dawn has been released to eager Wing Commander fans around the world. The Darkest Dawn is a fully standalone game that uses an enhanced version of the Freespace 2 engine to give players a chance to step back into the Confed universe with two campaigns, 55 missions, a full cast of voice actors, cut-scenes, varied ship and mission types and much, much more.

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If you were ever a fan of the original Wing Commander games or even just space action sims in general, you should definitely give this game a go. The amound of blood, sweat and tears that have been poured into the project is evident in all the images of the game. The download is a bit over 3GB and it should run for just about anyone, the system specs are:


Minimum Specifications:
Windows® XP
1 GHz processor
128 MB 100% DirectX 9.0 compatible card
Windows® XP-compatible sound card
Windows® compatible mouse and keyboard
6 GB free HD space

Recommended Specifications:
Windows® Vista/7
2 GHz processor
512 MB NVIDIA® GeForce or ATI Radeon Shader 3.0 compatible card
Thrustmaster Afterburner or a similar input device


Minimum Specifications:
Mac OS X 10.5 or better
PowerPC G4 1.2 GHz or faster, or Intel based Mac
2 GB of memory
ATI Radeon or NVIDIA GeForce with 128 MB video RAM
6GB free HD space
Keyboard and Mouse

Recommended Specifications:
4 GB of memory
Video card with 512 MB for all effects enabled and detail levels set at maximum

Head on over to for download links and more information. Stay tuned for a full review.

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