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The seven missions featured in this simulation of F-15 flight are all real-life missions the plane was originally used in. They take place in the Middle East and Asia during the 1970s and early 1980s, and have air and ground targets to destroy. You have machine guns, guided missiles and bombs at your disposal. There is an arcade mode and 3 further difficulty levels. The game features 3 enemy aircraft and 3 types of enemy SAMs.


F-15 Strike Eagle Commodore 64 Cockpit view
F-15 Strike Eagle Commodore 64 Mission selection
F-15 Strike Eagle Commodore 64 Flying a night sortie.

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Alternate Titles

  • "F-15 Strike Eagle: The Combat Fighter Simulation" -- UK tag-lined title (C64)
  • "F-15 Strike Eagle: Jet Fighter Simulation" -- Japanese tag-lined title (PC-98)
  • "F-15 Strike Eagle: Hold Onto Your Headgear - This F-15 Is For Real!" -- UK tag-lined title (Atari 8-bit)
  • "F-15 Strike Eagle: America's #1 Jet Fighter Simulation" -- Tag-lined title (PC Booter 1997 US release)
  • "F-15 ストライクイーグル" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Info Sep, 1984 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Your Commodore May, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Commodore User Mar, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Commodore Force Apr, 1993 78 out of 100 78
Commodore Format Jul, 1991 3 out of 4 75
Zzap! Oct, 1985 72 out of 100 72
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 1984 Unscored Unscored


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1987 release date source? 5 Rwolf (20961)
Feb 26, 2015


Arcade mode

For the severely coordination-challenged, there is an arcade mode in the game. It differs from the regular mode in that it does not allow banking; rudder turns only. If the player got hit into a slight bank, they're stuck in that bank.


In real-life, the F-15 is a land-based aircraft, but apparently not in this sim, as the player can takeoff and land on a carrier.


F-15 Strike Eagle is one of the few games to support EGA's nearly-unknown 160x200x16 mode.


  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Sims (Check 'em out)
  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1985 (Vol. 5.5) - Action Game of the Year (Readers' Choice)
Information also contributed by Kasey Chang.
PCGamer77 (3225) added F-15 Strike Eagle (Commodore 64) on Apr 03, 2003
Other platforms contributed by PCGamer77 (3225), Raphael (1261), Infernos (38399), Kabushi (257783), Martin Smith (80317) and Terok Nor (33092)
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