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Nuclear Strike (PlayStation)

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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 Thailand or Vietnam), and then moves to the South China Sea to combat Napoleon Hwong, hen 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 PlayStation Use the winch to grab supplies and hostages.
Nuclear Strike PlayStation Hyperactive pre-mission cinemas: a staple of the later Strike series.
Nuclear Strike PlayStation Main menu
Nuclear Strike PlayStation Ever-useful map screen.

Alternate Titles

  • "Nuclear Strike 64" -- N64 title

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The Press Says

NowGamer Oct 03, 1997 8.8 out of 10 88
Absolute Playstation Nov, 1997 85 out of 100 85
Gamezilla 1997 83 out of 100 83
Game Revolution Jun 04, 2004 B+ 83
GamePro (US) Nov, 1997 4 out of 5 80
IGN Sep 24, 1997 7.6 out of 10 76
GameSpot Dec 10, 1997 5.5 out of 10 55


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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.
Grant McLellan (544) added Nuclear Strike (PlayStation) on Mar 29, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Jeff Hazen (92), robotriot (8637) and Tony Barnes (70)