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AH-3 Thunderstrike (SEGA CD)

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AH-3 Thunderstrike is a helicopter sim/shooter. You will pilot the AH-3 over 10 operations all over the world. Each operation is composed of several missions, such as destroying tanks, or destroying bridges, or escorting trucks, and so on.

Thunderstrike's graphics consist of scaled sprites arranged to create a 3D environment. It makes use of the Sega CD's scaling and rotation hardware to create this effect with a smooth frame rate.


AH-3 Thunderstrike SEGA CD Destroying a line of Tanks
AH-3 Thunderstrike SEGA CD Patroling the Panama Canal
AH-3 Thunderstrike SEGA CD Targeting a Bridge
AH-3 Thunderstrike SEGA CD Title Screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Thunderhawk" -- European & Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Sega Force Dec 09, 1993 95 out of 100 95
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Feb, 1994 11 out of 12 92
GamePro (US) Oct, 1993 4.5 out of 5 90
Game Players Jan, 1994 90 out of 100 90
neXGam 2007 8.9 out of 10 89
Mega Fun Sep, 1993 85 out of 100 85
Sega-16.com Aug 03, 2004 8 out of 10 80
SEGA-Portal.de Sep 20, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Edge Nov, 1993 7 out of 10 70
The Video Game Critic Feb 24, 2008 D 25


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The "Select operation" map in Thunderstrike is identical to the "Next race" map in Core's earlier game, Jaguar XJ220.


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quizzley7 (21168) added AH-3 Thunderstrike (SEGA CD) on Feb 22, 2004