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F-15 Strike Eagle

MobyRank MobyScore
Commodore 64
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3.4
Apple II
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3.7
PC Booter
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3.2
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Description

The seven missions featured in this simulation of F-15 flight are all real-life missions the plane was originally used in. They take in the Middle East and Asia in the 1970s and early 1980s, and have air and ground targets to destroy. You have machine guns, guided missiles and bombs at your disposal. There is an arcade mode and 3 further difficulty levels. The game features 3 enemy aircraft and 3 types of enemy SAMs.

Screenshots

F-15 Strike Eagle Game Gear Game over
F-15 Strike Eagle NES Over the sea
F-15 Strike Eagle Commodore 64 Mission selection
F-15 Strike Eagle PC Booter Flying. (EGA version)

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The Press Says

N-Force NES Aug, 1992 87 out of 100 87
Power Unlimited NES Nov, 1993 8.5 out of 10 85
Nintendo Magazine System UK Game Boy Jan, 1993 83 out of 100 83
Tilt PC Booter Dec, 1986 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 83
Joypad NES Jan, 1993 74 out of 100 74
Consoles Plus NES Apr, 1992 60 out of 100 60
Power Play Game Boy Dec, 1992 47 out of 100 47
Total! (Germany) Game Boy May, 1993 4 out of 6 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) PC Booter Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Commodore 64 Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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1987 release date source? 2 Terok Nor (18404)
Aug 10, 2014

Trivia

Arcade mode

For the severely coordination-challenged, there is an arcade mode in the game. It differs from the regular mode in that it does not allow banking; rudder turns only. If the player got hit into a slight bank, they're stuck in that bank.

F-15

In real-life, the F-15 is a land-based aircraft, but apparently not in this sim, as the player can takeoff and land on a carrier.

Graphics

F-15 Strike Eagle is one of the few games to support EGA's nearly-unknown 160x200x16 mode.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1985 (Vol. 5.5) - Action Game of the Year (Readers' Choice)
Information also contributed by Kasey Chang.
Contributed to by PCGamer77 (3028), Raphael (1160), Kabushi (121658), Martin Smith (63154), Terok Nor (18404) and Игги Друге (42989)