Description of Jungle Strike
Gremlin's excellent conversion of EA's console game, follow-up to the popular shoot'em up Desert Strike.
Jungle Strike is basically the same game as its predecessor-- just set in a different scenario. In Jungle Strike you're mainly controlling the prototype helicopter "Comanche". In some missions, you can also use a hovercraft, a motorbike, or a F117 fighter.
The controls in this shoot-em up are very easy and straightforward. As in most arcade shooters, you must collect new ammo, armor and fuel while fighting land, sea, and air-based enemies. In a nod to hard-core flight sims, all missions contain several sub-objectives, which have to be fulfilled in a given order. Most missions are set in either a jungle or city area.
With a good combination of arcade and sim elements, Jungle Strike is highly recommended for fans of the genre. If you like Safari's games (e.g. Seek & Destroy) but wish they were more sim-oriented in terms of having mission objectives and depletable fuel, Desert Strike is the answer.
One caveat, though: to get this game to work on modern computers, you will have to pray to the holy computer heavens. If you prayed hard enough, the game might run. At least I got it to run after praying 12 hours or so. Starting it a hundred times in succession or fiddling around with memory configurations might also help at times ;) The fun is well worth it, however. Thumbs up!
Review By HOTUD
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Comments and reviews
Daniel_PC 2014-09-22 0 point DOS version
What should i do to have the videos? I downloaded this version and opened it with D-Fend reloaded. The game works fine, but without the videos...
Steven McFly Jr 2013-11-20 1 point DOS version
along with Desert Strike, the DOS version killed the Genesis ones!
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