Bonus Images for Vintage Games Book: Web Chapter - Star Raiders (1979)

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Vintage Games: An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto, Super Mario, and the Most Influential Games of All Time (2009), by Bill Loguidice and Matt Barton, through Focal Press. Vintage Games, available from retailers worldwide, is a full color, illustrated book, that explores the most influential videogames of all time, including Super Mario Bros., Grand Theft Auto III, Doom, The Sims, and many more.

Bonus images not found in Vintage Games for bonus Web chapter, Star Raiders (1979): The New Hope:

Box back from the TRS-80 version of Adventure International's StarFighter (1981), which was one of many attempts to capture much of the gameplay experience found in a game like Star Raiders.

Star Raiders - Wing Commander
Wing Commander (1990) offered Star Raiders–like combat wrapped around a fun sci-fi story. The fantastic audiovisuals and intense action made it the biggest hit for Origin since the Ultima series. PC version shown.


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