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Nuclear Strike (Windows)

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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 Windows You can pickup goods which you can find anywhere on the map.
Nuclear Strike Windows The Mission Map
Nuclear Strike Windows Scenes from the Intro.
Nuclear Strike Windows Scenes from the Intro.

Alternate Titles

  • "Nuclear Strike 64" -- N64 title

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Electric Games 1997 90 out of 100 90
Gamezilla Dec 02, 2000 86 out of 100 86
Power Play Dec, 1997 83 out of 100 83
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82
GameStar (Germany) Dec, 1997 82 out of 100 82
PC Action Nov, 1997 79 out of 100 79
Gameplay (Benelux) Jan, 1998 79 out of 100 79
GameSpot Dec 16, 1997 7.8 out of 10 78
PC Games (Germany) Dec 03, 1997 75 out of 100 75
Computer Games Magazine 1997 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


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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.
robotriot (8631) added Nuclear Strike (Windows) on Dec 06, 1999
Other platforms contributed by Jeff Hazen (92), Tony Barnes (70) and Grant McLellan (544)