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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 Pilot selection
F-15 Strike Eagle MSX Restart screen if you press [return] during the game (MSX1)
F-15 Strike Eagle Atari ST Banking
F-15 Strike Eagle MSX Mission Select (MSX1)

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Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum Jul, 1987 84 out of 100 84
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Game Boy Jul, 1993 9 out of 12 75
Video Games NES Apr, 1992 74 out of 100 74
Joypad NES Jan, 1993 74 out of 100 74
Mega Fun Game Boy Sep, 1993 71 out of 100 71
ST Action Atari ST Jul, 1988 64 out of 100 64
Consoles Plus NES Apr, 1992 60 out of 100 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari 8-bit Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Commodore 64 Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari 8-bit 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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