Home of the Underdogs
About News FAQs Contact HOTU GoogleGroup Music Manuals
Category Applications Action Adventure Education Interactive Fiction Puzzle Role Playing Games Simulation Special Sport Strategy War




Support the EFF
Welcome How you can help
Browse Games
Welcome Random Pick
Welcome By Company
  Welcome By Theme  
Welcome By Alphabet
Welcome By Year
Welcome Title Search
Welcome Company Search
Welcome Designer Search
Recommended
Welcome Freeware Titles
Welcome Community Group
Welcome Twitter
Welcome Facebook
Welcome File Format Guide
Welcome Help: Non PC Games
Welcome Help: Win Games
Welcome Help: DOS Games
Welcome Recommended Links
Site History Site History
Legacy Legacy
Link to Us Link to Us
Credits Thanks & Credits
Abandonware Ring

Abandoned Places

Creative Commons License


Game #1156
Thunder Strike  
Action   3D action

Rating: 8.76 (17 votes)

Thunder Strike box cover

Thunder Strike screenshot
Thunder Strike is an above-average 3D shooter with a wacky plot. It's the year 2238 and the TV networks and defense industries control the Earth. Whoever has the highest ratings rules the world. The ultimate TV phenomenon is the military olympics--where gladiators compete and attack enemy vessels in deadly low-flying combat. You choose any of 5 crafts to fly in the arena, and your strategy and action must be enough to maintain TV ratings.

Gameplay is fast and furious, although it becomes monotonous if you have destroyed all enemy ships but one, and you have to chase him down madly around the arena. Fortunately, there are different levels in 5 different arenas, all of which are more than just different backdrops: the enemy ships are different, and you will gain access to new crafts to use. Overall, Thunderstrike is a pleasant diversion that could be much more fun with more imaginative structures and power-ups (e.g. Spectre VR). Worth a try if you like 3D shooters. For a more unique game, though, try Loriciel's Moon Blaster instead.

Reviewed by: Underdogs

Designer: Brian Pollock & Tomy Beckwith
Developer: LIVE Studios
Publisher: Millennium
Year: 1990
Software Copyright: Millennium
Theme: Science Fiction
Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
Where to get it:
Related Links:  
Links:    
If you like this game, try: Cylindrix, Moon Blaster, Tracker

© 1998 - 2015 Home of the Underdogs
Portions are copyrighted by their respective owners. All rights reserved. Please read our privacy policy.