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Apache

MobyRank MobyScore
DOS
85
3.7
Macintosh
...
...
Windows
...
4.0
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Description

Fly the most fearsome helicopter to ever grace the skies - the AH-64 Apache. The core gameplay is simulator oriented featuring missions in 4 distinct combat theatres. Enemy threats are fully featured and include a myriad of Russian tanks, anti-aircraft systems, surface to air missiles, and aircraft. For novice users there is an 'arcade' flight model with simplified controls and flight mechanics, in addition to a training mode.

Apache originally came out for DOS in 1995 and was later upgraded to Windows 9x in 1996, featuring a different box and a few minor in-game changes.

Screenshots

Apache DOS Mission accomplished, time to land on the USS Tarawa.
Apache DOS Watching a Hellfire missile on the way to the target.
Apache DOS This SCUD launcher is my primary target in this mission.
Apache DOS Flying a night sortie.

Alternate Titles

  • "Apache Longbow" -- European title

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User Reviews

Set the skies aflame in the most nimble and deadly 'copter, ever! DOS James Taplin (3)

The Press Says

High Score DOS Feb, 1996 5 out of 5 100
PC Gamer DOS Oct, 1995 95 out of 100 95
GameSpot Windows May 01, 1996 9.1 out of 10 91
GameSpot DOS May 01, 1996 9.1 out of 10 91
Mac Gamer Macintosh Jun 26, 1996 90 out of 100 90
Power Play DOS Sep, 1995 85 out of 100 85
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Oct, 1995 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) DOS Sep, 1995 80 out of 100 80
High Score Macintosh Dec, 1996 4 out of 5 80
World Village (Gamer's Zone) DOS 1995 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

Apache, developed by Digital Integration, was PC game publisher Interactive Magic's first game. The game was wildly succesful an kick-started the young company founded by former President and Chairman of Microprose, Wild Bill Stealy.
Contributed to by rstevenson (815) and Cyborg (1181)