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F-15 Strike Eagle

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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 Boy Mission select
F-15 Strike Eagle Atari ST Going down
F-15 Strike Eagle PC Booter Game Over (version 402.02)
F-15 Strike Eagle MSX Flying up-side down (MSX2).

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The Press Says

Power Unlimited NES Nov, 1993 8.5 out of 10 85
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
GamePro (US) NES Jan, 1992 3 out of 5 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) Apple II Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari 8-bit Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Mar, 1988 39 out of 100 39

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1987 release date source? 3 Indra is here (19807)
Dec 14, 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.
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