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A semi-realistic helicopter battle game, viewed from behind. Allied bases must be protected from air and land attacks, and soldiers transported between them. The Combat Lynx is equipped with various weapons, including mines and heat-seeking missiles. A map enables the player to keep track of enemy forces. Includes various difficulty levels.


Combat Lynx ZX Spectrum Game start
Combat Lynx Amstrad CPC Map of the surrounding area.
Combat Lynx Commodore 64 Loading screen
Combat Lynx ZX Spectrum Loading screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Combat Lynx: Air to Ground-Battle Simulation" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Combat Lynx: 3D Helicopter Simulation" -- Tag-lined title (Encore release)

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Critic Reviews

Home Computing Weekly ZX Spectrum Dec 04, 1984 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Crash! ZX Spectrum Nov, 1984 88 out of 100 88
Tilt Amstrad CPC Jul, 1985 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 83
Micro 7 Amstrad CPC Jul, 1985 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 83
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Dec, 1984 8 out of 10 80
Personal Computer Games Commodore 64 Feb, 1985 6 out of 10 60
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jan, 1989 5 out of 10 50
Your Spectrum ZX Spectrum Dec, 1984 6 out of 15 40
MicroHobby ZX Spectrum Nov 13, 1984 Unscored Unscored


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During the game's development, Durell sent its programmers to try out flying a real Westland helicopter, in the hope of improving the game's realism.
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