Wing Commander 3 Is "On the House" (Free).

Subject: General Tech | August 6, 2014 - 08:35 PM |
Tagged: origin, on the house, free, free games

Origin, with its On the House program, has been releasing games for free, to promote their distribution platform. This time, they dug deep in the back catalog and pulled out Wing Command 3: Heart of the Tiger. This DOS-era game is the last of the three focused on "The Confederation" versus "The Kilrathi". It was also the first to use "full motion video", headlined by Mark Hamill, rather than animated cutscenes. "On the House" makes it free forever, if you declare your interest before the promotion ends.

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Not sure if free...
... or Fry from Futurama.

It is also available at Good Old Games, for $5.99, but it does go on sale from time to time. At the very least, it is probably worth picking it up on Origin and, if you like it, pick up the DRM-free version at for safe archival.

And if you don't like it? Well, you're not out much, are you?

Source: Origin

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August 6, 2014 | 08:47 PM - Posted by collie

HOLY FUCKBALLS!!!!! signing up now, thanks scott, HOLY FUCKING FUCK BALLS, havent played this game since dos 6.2.2!

August 6, 2014 | 11:42 PM - Posted by Mandrake

Totally awesome series. :) I already own all of them from GOG, but this is still great for anyone who doesn't have it.

August 7, 2014 | 04:33 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

2 old 4 me

August 7, 2014 | 08:56 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Still liked TIE Fighter better, but WC is definitely worth the money. $6 toward GOG is better than even downloading Origin.

August 7, 2014 | 10:19 AM - Posted by Shortwave (not verified)


Sometimes I install Origin but then I'm like.

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