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Nuclear Strike

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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!


Nuclear Strike Nintendo 64 This was supposed to be a "peace" mission.
Nuclear Strike Windows Ingame screenshot from the very beginning.
Nuclear Strike PlayStation Title screen
Nuclear Strike Windows The Mission Map

Alternate Titles

  • "Nuclear Strike 64" -- N64 title

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Critic Reviews

Electric Games Windows 1997 90 out of 100 90
NowGamer PlayStation Oct 03, 1997 8.8 out of 10 88
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Nov, 1997 85 out of 100 85
All Game Guide Nintendo 64 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Pelit Windows Oct, 1997 80 out of 100 80
IGN PlayStation Sep 24, 1997 7.6 out of 10 76
PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec 03, 1997 75 out of 100 75
Computer Games Magazine Windows 1997 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Nintendo Power Magazine Nintendo 64 Mar, 2000 6.9 out of 10 69
PC Player (Germany) Windows Dec, 1997 50 out of 100 50


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Nuclear Strike in XP 6 St. Martyne (3539)
May 09, 2008



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.


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)