In a galaxy far, far away
by Damien McFerran 4/1/2013
Product: Alpha Squadron
Publisher: Martian Monkey
Genre: Adventure, Arcade
With its cloud-city levels, massive space transports, and iconic white-and-red coloured fighters, there's little doubt that Alpha Squadron owes a massive debt to the Star Wars series.
It's not just visual themes that connect the game to George Lucas's magnum opus, but also the fact that it feels like a spiritual successor to the wildly successful Rogue Squadron series, which appeared on the N64 and GameCube a few years back.
Strapped into your rugged and dependable fighter jet, you're given a set of mission objectives ranging from protecting transports and taking down enemy vessels to generally destroying every threat in sight.
Alpha Squadron has a few rough edges, but its heart is in the right place, and it will bring a smile to the face of Star Wars: Rogue Squadron fans
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