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:

Windows

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

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

Macintosh

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
Joystick

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

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