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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.

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Steel Talons Lynx Information on current target
Steel Talons SNES Main menu.
Steel Talons Genesis Finished
Steel Talons Arcade Canyon Racing.

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Alternate Titles

  • "スティールタロンズ" -- Japanese spelling
  • "스틸타론즈" -- Korean spelling

User Reviews

THIS GAME IS CRAP!! Genesis DudeOfMonson (118)

Critic Reviews

GameFan Magazine Lynx Dec, 1992 97 out of 100 97
Game Zero Lynx Oct, 1992 78.5 out of 100 78
Defunct Games Lynx Mar 24, 2007 75 out of 100 75
Video Games Lynx Jul, 1992 65 out of 100 65
ST-Computer Atari ST Jan, 1996 65 out of 100 65
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Lynx Aug, 1992 25 out of 40 62
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Lynx Aug, 1992 7 out of 12 58
All Game Guide Genesis 1998 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Mean Machines Genesis Jan, 1993 29 out of 100 29
Video Games Genesis Sep, 1993 25 out of 100 25

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