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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.

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F-15 Strike Eagle Atari ST Taking off
F-15 Strike Eagle MSX You've crashed (MSX1)
F-15 Strike Eagle Atari ST Darker days
F-15 Strike Eagle NES Awards? Not really...

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Critic Reviews

Info Commodore 64 Sep, 1984 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
ST Format Atari ST Sep, 1993 90 out of 100 90
Nintendo Magazine System UK Game Boy Jan, 1993 83 out of 100 83
Play Time Game Boy Jun, 1993 81 out of 100 81
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Jul, 1991 3 out of 4 75
Mega Fun Game Boy Sep, 1993 71 out of 100 71
Consoles Plus NES Apr, 1992 60 out of 100 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Commodore 64 Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Apple II Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Commodore 64 Dec, 1984 Unscored Unscored

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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

  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Sims (Check 'em out)
  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1985 (Vol. 5.5) - Action Game of the Year (Readers' Choice)
Information also contributed by Kasey Chang.
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