Wow. What the frack did EA do to Wing Commander? Arena is a joke.When word broke that EA was preparing to resurrect Origin's classic franchise after nearly a decade-long hiatus, fans were understandably thrilled. "This has pretty much sold me on my decision to buy a 360 instead of a n...

February 23rd 2007 at 5:59pm 0 Comments
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Hot on the heels of the announcement of Wing Commander Arena for Xbox Live Arcade, GameVideos has posted the first video footage of the game in action. The video showcases some free-for-all action and a game mode that is literally a glorified version of Asteroids. The ships are positively tiny, too....

February 23rd 2007 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Only one day after its discovery in the ESRB database, Electronic Arts has confirmed that Wing Commander Arena is headed to Xbox Live Arcade. Rather than focusing on story, Wing Commander Arena is purely about space combat. The game promises customized ships and up to 16 player battles (in teams or...

February 22nd 2007 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Looks like we were right about this one. Not content with just Boom Boom Rocket, Electronic Arts' support for Xbox Live Arcade continues with Wing Commander Arena. As the first original entry in the series in 10 years, Arena leaves the drama at home and focuses instead on the actual space combat. Si...

February 22nd 2007 at 3:05pm 0 Comments
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With the exception of a Game Boy Advance port of Prophecy released in 2003, almost ten years have passed since the appearance of a new Wing Commander game. Space sim fans may have something else to thrust into their crosshairs this year with a game called "Wing Commander Arena" popping up on the ESR...

February 21st 2007 at 6:55pm 0 Comments