Nuclear Strike

Critic Score User Score
PSP
...
3.0
PlayStation 3
...
3.0
Nintendo 64
75
3.5
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Description

Having fought in the Middle East, South America, within the United States, and in the former U.S.S.R, your path has now lead you to the heart of Asia. You follow the trail of Colonel LeMonde, who has terrorized South East Asia. LeMonde is armed with one prototype nuclear missile warhead, modified to catalyze a chain reaction that can completely destroy the ozone layer and thus irradiate the Earth. Your hunt starts in Indocine (intended to suggest Indochina, the mainland of SE Asia), then to the South China Sea to combat Napoleon Hwong, then to the heart of North Korea to uncovering the nuclear schemes of Kym Zung-Lee (intended to suggest Kim Jong Il), and then to Siberia for a final battle.

With the aid of fellow operatives, you strap up in the good old Super Apache, -- a fictional helicopter variant that is armed with Hellfire and Sidewinder missiles and with Hydra cannons. There are also numerous other vehicles that you come to be able to use, including tanks and jet fighters. Do all you can to defeat LeMonde and remove him from Southeast Asia!

Screenshots

Nuclear Strike Nintendo 64 This was supposed to be a "peace" mission.
Nuclear Strike Windows You can pickup goods which you can find anywhere on the map.
Nuclear Strike Windows The Title Screen.
Nuclear Strike Nintendo 64 Taste hot Apache death!

Alternate Titles

  • "Nuclear Strike 64" -- N64 title

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Critic Reviews

Mega Score Windows Feb, 1998 88 out of 100 88
Gamezilla Windows Dec 02, 2000 86 out of 100 86
PC Jeux Windows Dec, 1997 85 out of 100 85
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Nov, 1997 85 out of 100 85
Power Play Windows Dec, 1997 83 out of 100 83
PC Zone Windows Aug 13, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan, 1998 79 out of 100 79
GameSpot Windows Dec 16, 1997 7.8 out of 10 78
Computer Games Magazine Windows 1997 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot Nintendo 64 Dec 17, 1999 6.8 out of 10 68

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Trivia

Sequel

The ending of the game features an ad for a "coming soon" sequel, titled Future Strike. That game was already in development, but the project was scrapped and Future Strike became Future Cop L.A.P.D.

TV Ad

When the game first launched, EA put out a TV ad blitz, featuring a crew at night taking a spray paint can and painting out the markings on a AH-1-type attack helicopter.

Information also contributed by Grant McLellan and Kasey Chang.
Contributed to by Jeff Hazen (92), robotriot (8631), Tony Barnes (70) and Grant McLellan (544)