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Jungle Strike
Publisher: Electronic Arts (US/EU), Electronic Arts Victor (JP)
Sega Game Gear
Black Pearl Software
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Game Gear
Genre: Shoot-'em-Up






























Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥8,900 EM20020
Sega Mega Drive
US
$59.95[1] 716201
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£39.99[3] E245SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F E245SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM 129,95[4] E245SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas E245SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
AU
$? ?
Sega Mega Drive
BR
R$? ?
Sega Mega Drive
KR
₩? GM93043JT



Sega Game Gear
US
$39.95[5] T-100038
Sega Game Gear
PT
? ?



Jungle Strike: The Sequel to Desert Strike (Jungle Strike for short), called Jungle Strike: Uketsugareta Kyouki (ジャングルストライク 受け継がれた狂気) in Japan, is a 1993 shoot-'em-up developed by Electronic Arts and Granite Bay Software and published by Electronic Arts originally on the Sega Mega Drive before being ported to a variety of home consoles, including the Sega Game Gear. It is the sequel to Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf.

Story

A boat armed with nuclear weapons blows up a remote Pacific island. The explosion was to demonstrate the ability of a terrorist arms dealer, Ibn Kilbaba — the son of the now-deceased terrorist from Desert Strike — who has teamed up with the notorious drug dealing fugitive Carlos Ortega — whose capture cost many military lives — to take revenge on the US by blowing up Washington, DC. The original Special Forces helicopter team is now called to stop both men using the Super Comachine Attack Chopper.

Gameplay

Gameplay is identical to the original Desert Strike: you move around the field using Up/Down to move forward and backward and Left/Right to rotate. A shoots hellfires and jink, B shoots hydra, C shoots a regular helicopter gun, and Start opens up a map. The goal of each level is to complete some mission specified in a cutscene before each level.

Production credits

Mega Drive version

  • Game Design: John Manley, Tony Barnes
  • Programming: Mike Posehn
  • Art Director: Julie Cressa
  • Art: Kevin Bullen, Jeff Fennel
  • 3-D Models: Michael Shirley, Tim Calvin
  • Sound and Music: Brian Schmidt
  • Project Management: Susan Manley
  • Technical Director: Lon Meinecke
  • Producer: Scott Berfield
  • Associate Producer: John Manley
  • Assistant Producer: Michael Lubuguin, Scott Probin
  • Executive Producer: Scott Orr


Magazine articles

Main article: Jungle Strike/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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GamePro US 048.pdfGamePro US 048.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
GamePro (US) #48: "July 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #49: "August 1993" (1993-xx-xx)[6]
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MegaForce FR 19.pdfMegaForce FR 19.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Mega Force (FR) #19: "Ete 1993" (1993-xx-xx)

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
83
91 №21, p112-114
95 №139, p38-40[7]
93 №151, p107/109[8]
80 №48, p27
80 1998, p86
80 1999, P133
98 №48, p50/51[2]
92 №6, p48/49
80
94 №11, p16-19
93 №9, p34-37
90 №2, p12/13
85
93
86
95 №18, p52-57
96 №8, p16-21[9]
94 №32, p58-61
78
92 №44, p34/35
96 №21, p26-29
92 №9, p46-49
94 №19, p58-61[10]
85 №2, p10
Sega Mega Drive
89
Based on
25 reviews

Mega Drive, US
JungleStrike MD US Box.jpg
Cover
JungleStrike MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Junglestrike md us manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, US (cardboard)

JungleStrike MD US Cart Alt.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, EU
JungleStrike MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
JungleStrike MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, JP
JungleStrike MD JP Box.jpg
Cover
JungleStrike MD JP CartTop.jpg
JungleStrike MD JP Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, BR
JungleStrike MD BR cover.jpg
Cover
JungleStrike MD BR cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, KR
JungleStrike MD KR cover.jpg
Cover
JungleStrike MD KR Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, FR

Jungle Strike MD FR Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, SE (rental)
JungleStrike MD SE Box Rental.jpg
Cover

Game Gear version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
93 №34, p86/87[11]
90 №70, p56
Sega Game Gear
92
Based on
2 reviews

Game Gear, US
JungleStrike GG US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngJungle Strike GG US front.jpg
Cover
Jungle Strike GG US cart.jpg
Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 a5d29735
MD5 3164c16bab8088a7991857750edaecb6
SHA-1 7a7568e39341b1bb218280ee05c2b37c273317b5
2MB 1993-04 Cartridge (US/EU)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 ba7a870b
MD5 88beb2a76ca723a42fecdf586d90b9c8
SHA-1 e35c554c52ce31de837c0e73bf2014720657f4d5
2MB 1993-12 Cartridge (JP)
Sega Mega Drive
 ?
CRC32 0cd540d4
MD5 3fe418d2e1814af8d830f1cb74493fc2
SHA-1 b76be43101e72100b63c107d1710fa8f9ad4cfd6
2MB

References

  1. File:VG&CE US 55.pdf, page 50
  2. 2.0 2.1 File:GamePro US 048.pdf, page 52
  3. File:CVG UK 150.pdf, page 89
  4. File:SegaMagazine DE 01.pdf, page 64
  5. File:GamePro US 073.pdf, page 91
  6. File:EGM US 049.pdf, page 90
  7. File:CVG UK 139.pdf, page 38
  8. File:CVG UK 151.pdf, page 107
  9. File:MeanMachinesSega08UK.pdf, page 16
  10. File:SegaForce UK 19.pdf, page 58
  11. File:MeanMachinesSega34UK.pdf, page 86


Strike games for Sega systems
Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf (1992) | Jungle Strike (1993) | Urban Strike (1994) | Soviet Strike (1997)