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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!


Nuclear Strike PlayStation Puffs on the ground where our bullets are hitting.
Nuclear Strike PlayStation Hyperactive pre-mission cinemas: a staple of the later Strike series.
Nuclear Strike PlayStation Lifting trucks off the ground with explosions.
Nuclear Strike PlayStation Use the winch to grab supplies and hostages.

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

NowGamer Oct 03, 1997 8.8 out of 10 88
Mega Fun Oct, 1997 86 out of 100 86
Absolute Playstation Nov, 1997 85 out of 100 85
Video Games Oct, 1997 84 out of 100 84
Game Revolution Jun 04, 2004 B+ 83
Gamezilla 1997 83 out of 100 83
GamePro (US) Nov, 1997 4 out of 5 80
IGN Sep 24, 1997 7.6 out of 10 76
GameSpot Dec 10, 1997 5.5 out of 10 55


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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.


The first trailer for Nuclear Strike featured a brief portion of heavy metal band Testament's Electric Crown.

TV ads

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. Another TV ad dramatically depicted a nuclear explosion eviscerating a city in great detail, with some influence taken from Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

Information also contributed by Grant McLellan and Kasey Chang.
Grant McLellan (622) added Nuclear Strike (PlayStation) on Mar 29, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Charly2.0 (245268), Jeff Hazen (119), robotriot (9069) and Tony Barnes (70)