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F-15 Strike Eagle (Game Boy)

F-15 Strike Eagle Game Boy Title screen

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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 Game Boy Prepare to mission
F-15 Strike Eagle Game Boy Random shooting
F-15 Strike Eagle Game Boy Short animation :)

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The Press Says

Nintendo Magazine System UK Jan, 1993 83 out of 100 83
Mega Fun Sep, 1993 71 out of 100 71
Power Play Dec, 1992 47 out of 100 47
Total! (Germany) May, 1993 4 out of 6 40

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1987 release date source? 2 Terok Nor (18433)
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.
PCGamer77 (3027) added F-15 Strike Eagle (Game Boy) on Apr 03, 2003
Other platforms contributed by PCGamer77 (3027), Raphael (1160), Kabushi (121980), Martin Smith (63162), Terok Nor (18433) and Игги Друге (43555)