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  • Summary: A neutral family fights for its business-and its survival-and is swept up in the struggle against the enroaching Empire. You must defy the strong-arm tactics of a rival family who will stop at nothing to destroy your trading company. Ultimately, you will join the Rebel Alliance for a seriesA neutral family fights for its business-and its survival-and is swept up in the struggle against the enroaching Empire. You must defy the strong-arm tactics of a rival family who will stop at nothing to destroy your trading company. Ultimately, you will join the Rebel Alliance for a series of covert assignments and uncover information about the Empire's second Death Star project. The finale? You'll find yourself at the controls of the legendary Millennium Falcon, flying against the massive Imperial fleet in the Battle of Endore. X-Wing Alliance puts you right in the middle of the epic Star Wars conflict-and takes space combat excitement to new heights. Expand
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  1. Mar 24, 2016
    10
    This is it: the last brilliantly made X-Wing game. It features a fantastic storymode, but you can just as well go shoot Tie-Fighters in theThis is it: the last brilliantly made X-Wing game. It features a fantastic storymode, but you can just as well go shoot Tie-Fighters in the simulator. Don't forget to install some mods to make it shine just a little bit more on modern PC's. Expand
  2. May 3, 2021
    10
    I keep coming back to this game and there are very good reasons for it.
    Although the graphics are very outdated the game surpasses in story,
    I keep coming back to this game and there are very good reasons for it.
    Although the graphics are very outdated the game surpasses in story, combat, missions, characters.
    There is a mod on the internet to improve most graphics models, known as XWAU 2020 Mega Patch and I highly suggest it.
    The story follows a pilot named Ace Azzameen and his introduction in being a pilot into his family business until actually becoming a hero for the Rebellion, this is great for the first missions are a introduction to the game mechanics and making the character green is good for immersion.
    Missions are so varied, in fighters to use, mission objectives, bonus points, and gasp there are a total of 53 missions on the original game. THAT IS SO MUCH CONTENT!!!
    In sound and music is difficult to review since it's Star Wars songs and sound effects, hard to get wrong, but to a note, the songs are very much aligned with the status of the mission: ambush? Empire, Closer to victory? Rebel Climax, etc.
    I know that most regard X Wing vs Tie Fighter as the best pilot sim in Star Wars, but to me X Wing Alliance is the absolute best. I LOVE THIS GAME
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  3. Sep 5, 2011
    10
    A fantastic blend of atmosphere, story and riveting space combat. To this day whenever I hear "Luke and Leia's Theme" I can only think ofA fantastic blend of atmosphere, story and riveting space combat. To this day whenever I hear "Luke and Leia's Theme" I can only think of viewing Azameen Home Base from space during the opening cinematic. Expand
  4. Mar 17, 2017
    7
    Wonderful game, ground-breaking graphics for 1999, shocking UI. The missions do have noticeable difficulty spikes. Some missions (even laterWonderful game, ground-breaking graphics for 1999, shocking UI. The missions do have noticeable difficulty spikes. Some missions (even later in the game) are ludicrously easy, while some earlier missions are virtually impossible. This is a game that has not aged well and by 2017 is virtually unplayable but the potential for a sequel on modern consoles is absolutely huge. Expand