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Description

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!

Screenshots

Nuclear Strike Windows Introducing General Earle
Nuclear Strike Windows Scenes from the Intro. Here you see Andrea.
Nuclear Strike Windows The Mission Map
Nuclear Strike Windows Introducing the Hacker "Hack".

Alternate Titles

  • "末日烽火" -- Chinese spelling (Simplified)
  • "Nuclear Strike 64" -- N64 title

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Critic Reviews

Electric Games 1997 90 out of 100 90
Gamezilla Dec 02, 2000 86 out of 100 86
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82
GameStar (Germany) Dec, 1997 82 out of 100 82
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Pelit Oct, 1997 80 out of 100 80
PC Action Nov, 1997 79 out of 100 79
PC Joker Dec, 1997 78 out of 100 78
GameSpot Dec 16, 1997 7.8 out of 10 78
Computer Games Magazine 1997 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Trivia

Sequel

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.

TV Ad

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 (8629) added Nuclear Strike (Windows) on Dec 06, 1999
Other platforms contributed by Jeff Hazen (92), Tony Barnes (70) and Grant McLellan (544)