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Aliens are draining the energy from the Earth and plan to totally destroy it when they're through. Only Captain Skyhawk and his F-14VTS fighter jet can get rid of these alien invaders.

The game features eight missions which are broken up into different phases. One phase is a vertically scrolling shoot-'em-up which has the action viewed from a top down perspective with a 3D landscape. Players get to destroy enemy installations and bases during this phase. Another phase has gameplay similar to After Burner where the player has to take out enemy aircraft. Another phase has the player carefully docking their aircraft into a space station. The planes weaponry can be upgraded or refilled at these space stations by spending the credits the player has earned by defeating enemy aircraft. After successfully completing all the missions the player has to destroy the final alien space station.


Captain Skyhawk Arcade Avoid the bullets.
Captain Skyhawk NES Boss battle
Captain Skyhawk NES Shooting at those pesky little tanks
Captain Skyhawk Arcade Title Screen.

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User Reviews

Fight ruthless aliens... in a modern jetfighter? NES Multimedia Mike (20636)

Critic Reviews

Mean Machines NES Jul, 1991 91 out of 100 91
The Video Game Critic NES Oct 18, 2004 B+ 83
Joypad NES Oct, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Computer and Video Games (CVG) NES Aug, 1991 81 out of 100 81
Interface NES 1994 81 out of 100 81
VideoGame NES Jul, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 NES May 23, 2022 7 out of 10 70
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library NES 2016 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70 NES May, 2011 B- 67 NES Jul 01, 2004 6 out of 10 60


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