Star Control 3 is an action-adventure game developed by Legend
Entertainment and published by Accolade. The third and final official
entry in the Star Control trilogy, the game was released for MS-DOS on
September 24, 1996, and Mac OS in 1998. It features a single-player
campaign combining space exploration, alien dialogue, and ship-to-ship
combat; the player engages in top-down battles between starships with
unique abilities. To create this sequel, Accolade hired Legend
(president pictured) after series creators Paul Reiche III and Fred
Ford decided to pursue other projects. Legend was selected for their
familiarity with Star Control and experience with interactive fiction
writing. They designed the game in consultation with fans, replacing
features from Star Control II that had received negative feedback. Star
Control 3 was considered a critical and commercial success upon
release, but later suffered from comparisons to the award-winning Star
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