Apache Strike (C64)

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Apache Strike
Apache Strike - C64.jpg
Platform: Commodore 64
Year: 1989
Developer: Activision, Inc.
For another games from this series, see Apache Strike.

Apache Strike is a flight simulator, where you are flying over the city streets (in the cut scenes the real world towns like Novgorod and Orlov are mentioned) on Apache helicopter and fighting against different technic (tanks, another helicopters, etc.)

The story of actual Commodore version of game wasn't described, but it's the same with DOS and Macintosh releases.

The game looks awful because of the difficult gameplay сontrolling, but it use really true 3D engine and very good music.


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The game's only song is the Apache Strike Theme which plays at the the title screen, and sounds to be a combination of the Airwolf Main Theme and Vultan's Theme (Attack of the Hawk Men).


# Title ComposerArranger Length Listen Download
01 Apache Strike Theme Freddie Mercury, Sylvester LevayUnknown 1:32


(Source: Recognizable bars, game lacks audio credits.)

The HVSC (High Voltage SID collection) suggests that Chris Teslak was an arranger, because he is credited in DOS version and both ports were made by the same company the same year. But we don't know if Teslak knew Commodore audio programming, as we don't have his contacts, so this remains unknown.

Game Rip






This rip was made by authors of High Voltage SID Collection, SID files just placed in the ZIP file. It was played via SIDPlay 2 with NTSC.

Ripping Commodore music is a very arduous process that is beyond the scope of this site.


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Apache Strike - C64.jpg
Title: Apache Strike
Platform: Commodore 64
Released: 1989-??-??
Publisher: Activision, Inc.


Apache Strike
Apache Strike Platform - MAC.png • Platform - C64.png • Platform - DOS.png
Notable Songs Apache Strike Theme
Notable Personnel Queen • Sylvester Levay • Chris Teslak
Notable Companies Silicon Beach Software • Activision