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desert strike game

Get ready for some action as someone called in an air support! Drive a lone Apache helicopter and rain destruction from above in Desert Strike! Be a one man army and fight against the maniacal dictator Kilbaba in this awesome retro shooter game!

Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf (or more commonly known only as Desert Strike) is a 1992 shoot’em up arcade game for the Genesis drive. In this game, the player takes control of a lone Apache helicopter. The player’s goal is to destroy the enemy weapons and installations, rescue hostages and capture enemy personnel. All this while managing supplies of fuel and ammunition for copter. Have fun!

Click inside the screen to activate controls

Arrow Keys – Directional Buttons / Movement
Press “Z” Key – A button
Press “X” Key – B button
Space – Select
Enter – Start

To save your game:hover over the emulator screen and use the icons to save your progress.
Down arrow icon (save), Up arrow icon (load).

There have been 13 likes from 18 votes on this game.

Game Controls

Click screen to activate.
    = Directions
Z = A   X = B   C = C
A = X   S = Y   D = Z
 enter ↵  = Start
  space   = Mode

Game Reviews


Play Desert Strike game online in your browser free of charge on Arcade Spot. Desert Strike is a high quality game that works in all major modern web browsers. This online game is part of the Arcade, Shooting, Emulator, and SEGA gaming categories. Desert Strike has 13 likes from 18 user ratings. If you enjoy this game then also play games Desert Demolition and Cars Desert Dash. Arcade Spot brings you the best games without downloading and a fun gaming experience on your computers, mobile phones, and tablets. New arcade games and the most popular free online games are added every day to the site.