DescriptionLHX: Attack Chopper is a helicopter simulation with a strong arcade focus. You can freely choose which missions to fly first, and which helicopter to fly in a given mission. There are a total of four helicopters: Apache, Blackhawk, Osprey and LHX. With this fine selection of death machines you will engage countless enemy targets in Libya, East Germany and Vietnam throughout the game.
- "LHX アタック・チョッパー" -- Japanese spelling
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|A diverse helicopter experience||DOS||blefuscu (424)|
The Press Says
|Micro News||DOS||May, 1990||100|
|The Games Machine (UK)||DOS||Jun, 1990||90 out of 100||90|
|Mean Machines||Genesis||Sep, 1992||89 out of 100||89|
|Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft||DOS||1990||88 out of 100||88|
|Power Play||DOS||Jun, 1990||86 out of 100||86|
|PC Leisure||DOS||Jun, 1990||80|
|GamePro (US)||Genesis||Dec, 1992||4 out of 5||80|
|PC Joker||DOS||Feb, 1994||79 out of 100||79|
|Power Play||Genesis||Dec, 1992||57 out of 100||57|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||DOS||Jun, 1991||50|
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Cancelled Amiga portAn Amiga version was partially developed, but according to Electronic Arts' Simon Jeffrey, they couldn't get it to run fast enough without compromising the action, so it was never completed.
ExtrasThe original package includes an "Eyes Only" briefing that outlines some sort of a leak of government LHX information, hackers who broke into defense contractor computers, an international arms dealer, Electronic Arts, a spy/peace activist, CIA, FBI, and assassination. Only at the very end was this disclaimer: "This is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental."
The original package also came with a "brochure" map that contained the different flyable locations.
LHX ProgramThe entire LHX (later, RAH-66 Comanche) program was cancelled by U.S. Congress in 2004, after almost 2 decades of development. Thus, we will never know how accurate this sim actually is.
V-22 OspreyAs of the year 2000, LHX is still the ONLY flight-sim that simulates the V-22 Osprey.
- Power Play
- Issue 01/1991 - Best Simulation in 1990 (DOS version)