Pacific Liberation Force is a helicopter action game. The player controls a helicopter and must destroy various targets in the Pacific.
The player has three weapons available: a machine gun and two types of rockets. The machine gun has to be aimed manually, where the others are target seeking. Enemies come in the form of tanks, aircraft and aircraft carriers.
The helicopter is controlled with the mouse and keyboard, once near enough to the enemy the missiles will automatically lock on. The game features 18 single player missions and a limited multi player mode.