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AtariSTE

Wings Of Death

Wings Of Death
GenreShoot em Up
Developer / PublisherEclipse Software / Thalion Software
Released1990
Media2 x disk
Rating
Graphics:8.0
Sound:9.0
Gameplay:9.5
Overall:9.0
Reviewed byndial
Wings Of Death is a shootem up, developed by Eclipse Software and published by Thalion Software, for the Commodore Amiga and Atari ST and STE in 1990. (2 Disks). The game offered great action along with some special graphics and sound techniques developed by Thalion teams.
 
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Wings Of DeathYou take the role of Sagyr the magician and you travel through multiple levels to avenge Xandrilia a cruel witch who transformed you into a creature that can change to a dragon, a griffon and an eagle (when you collect power-ups). Sagyr wants to return to his human nature, after destroying her. The game features seven levels of great action being one of the best shoot em ups for the two 16 bit home computers. You may find five totally different weapon systems plus additional bolt-on weaponry (Hunter, Destroyer, Shield, Autofire, etc.). Note that there are fifteen bonus types to collect. Each one is picked up as a power-up of the body of a dead enemy! Note that some may harm you i.e. by decreasing your power! The success of this game, made the programmers to develop a sequel under the title Lethal Xcess in 1991, where you return to take revenge once more.

Wings of Death was considered one of the best games for the Atari STE computers. It made well use of the extra machine's capabilities, automatically detecting and putting into action additional resources as digital audio (DMA sound for the STE using better quality SFX), Blitter chip etc. This is the first time I had seen the direct difference between an STFM and an STE. Graphics are pretty and it features over 1 megabyte of graphics detail and up to 95 objects on the screen simultaneously (for the STE/Amiga using Blitter but, still a lot for the ST models)! Note that all versions (ST, STE and Amiga) use 20+ colors on screen and graphics considered identical! Note that Eclipse Software teams used new sync-scrolling techniques for the ST and STE computers (can switch from 50 to 60Hz) and thus the game's scrolling speed increased quite a lot (Amiga version is smoother though without the need of such a technique!).
I really liked the great music score at the intro/menu screen and also the in-game sound tunes all written by Jochen Hippel, speech synthesis and digitized sound effects. Note that, the Amiga version stereo 4-channel music scores in contrast to the ST/STE versions which sacrifice a channel of the music when SFX occur. One of the most fine tuned games of the ST/STE.
 
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Hardware information

Atari STE

Atari STECPU: Motorola 68000 16/32bit @ 8mhz. 16 bit data bus/32 bit internal/24-bit address bus.
MEMORY: RAM 512 (520STE) -1024KB (1040STE) upgradable up to 4 MB / ROM 192KB
GRAPHICS: Digital-to-Analog Converter of 3-bits, eight levels per RGB channel, featuring a 12-bit RGB palette (4096 colors) supporting resolutions of 320x200 (16 color), 640x200 (4 color), 640x400 (monochrome). Also features BLiTTER chip for copy/fill/clear large data blocks in memory (fill rate 4 MB/s) and Hardware-support for horizontal and vertical fine scrolling and split screen.
SOUND: DMA sound chip with 2-channels stereo 8-bit PCM sound at 6.25/12.5/25/50 kHz, MIDI in/out
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The Atari STE (default) color palette
12bit RGB 4096-colors palette
(16 on-screen and up to 4096 in static image)
 
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