Cover Art: Wing War (Colecovision)

Welcome to Cover Art! A section of the site where we look at a retro video game’s box cover art and briefly discuss it’s gameplay and legacy.

Wing War was developed by Imagic, a somewhat popular developer in the 80’s. They released Wing War for several systems including Colecovision and Atari 2600 in 1983. As you can guess, you play a dragon in the game.

Wing War Colecovision cover art

In Wing War, you play a dragon who needs to capture a diamond. In order to do that you need to collect crystals, which then form into a super crystal unlocking areas for you to find the diamond. It may not sound like much, but it’s actually a pretty cool game with rather impressive level design and graphics, considering the time.

Wing War on Moby Games

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