Steel Talons

Critic Score User Score
Genesis
43
1.4
Arcade
...
3.1
SNES
...
1.2
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Description

Steel Talons brought realism-oriented helicopter combat to the arcades, and later to home systems. The action is viewed from behind your helicopter, with the 3D polygon world rotating around you, taking in mountains, rivers and deserts.

There are 12 missions in total, each of which requires you to destroy targets in a set time limit. There are also training and head-to-head (against a CPU-controlled drone) modes.

You have a limited number of automatically-targeting missiles as well as a cannon. A tracking map tells you where you are on the level, and where the enemies are. Contact with the ground, mountains or other vehicles will damage or destroy your helicopter.

Screenshots

Steel Talons Arcade Combat Mission.
Steel Talons SNES Main menu.
Steel Talons Genesis Completed this one in good time
Steel Talons Genesis I'm down now though

Alternate Titles

  • "スティールタロンズ" -- Japanese spelling

User Reviews

THIS GAME IS CRAP!! Genesis DudeOfMonson (106)

Critic Reviews

Power Play Lynx Aug, 1992 75 out of 100 75
Defunct Games Lynx Mar 24, 2007 75 out of 100 75
Megablast Lynx 1993 73 out of 100 73
All Game Guide Lynx 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
ST-Computer Atari ST Jan, 1996 65 out of 100 65
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Lynx Aug, 1992 7 out of 12 58
Sega-16.com Genesis Nov 14, 2013 4 out of 10 40
All Game Guide Genesis 1998 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Video Games Genesis Sep, 1993 25 out of 100 25

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