The best classic and old school Helicopter games

Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf

Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf

Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf is an action-shooter helicopter game created by Electronic Arts and released in 1992 for the Mega Drive, Genesis, SNES and ported to Amiga in 1993.

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: birds-eye view genesis original game helicopter isometric middle east military multi-directional shoot em up war

S.W.I.V.

S.W.I.V.

S.W.I.V. is a top-down shooter for 1 or 2 players created by Random Access and published by The Sales Curve in 1991 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and other platforms.

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players 2d amiga original game co-op helicopter top-down v-scrolling shoot-em up

Comanche: Maximum Overkill

Comanche: Maximum Overkill

Comanche: Maximum Overkill is the first game of a series of flight sims created by NovaLogic. Published in 1992 for DOS only, the main feature is the usage of the NovaLogic's Voxel...

Year: 1992 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: flight flight sim helicopter vehicular combat simulator voxel

Silkworm

Silkworm

Silkworm is a side-scrolling shooter arcade developed by Tecmo and released initially in 1988. In 1989 the game was ported to Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, and ZX Spectrum by Random Access.

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players arcade co-op h-scrolling shoot-em up helicopter multiplayer science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

LHX: Attack Chopper

LHX: Attack Chopper

LHX Attack Chopper is a 1990 war helicopter simulation game developed and published by Electronic Arts.

Year: 1990 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: helicopter vehicular combat simulator

Choplifter!

Choplifter!

Choplifter! is a helicopter simulator/action-adventure created by Dan Gorlin for the Apple II and published in 1982 by Brøderbund. The game was converted to Atari 8-bit, VIC-20, C...

Year: 1983 Genre: Action Updated: 2022-03-31Tags: apple 2 original game cinematic flight h-scrolling shoot-em up helicopter military vehicular combat simulator

Jungle Strike

Jungle Strike

Jungle Strike is an action/shooter game with strategy elements created by Electronic Arts originally for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis. The game is the sequel to Desert Strike: Retu...

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-06-29Tags: flight genesis original game helicopter jungle multi-directional shoot em up

Gunship 2000

Gunship 2000

Gunship 2000 is a helicopter combat flight simulator created by MicroProse as a sequel to Gunship. Available vehicles include the AH-1 Cobra, AH-64 Apache, OH-58D Kiowa Warrior, MD 530MG, and UH-60 Blackhawk.

Year: 1993 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2021-02-22Tags: aga amiga cd32 flight helicopter transport vehicular combat simulator

Hunter

Hunter

Hunter is a 3D action-adventure created by Paul Holmes and published by Activision in 1991 for the Amiga and Atari ST. It is considered the first successful example of a "sandbox" video game based on free-roaming in a 3d environment.

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 3d amiga original game helicopter naval sandbox shoot em up tank virtual world watercraft

Armour-Geddon

Armour-Geddon

Armour-Geddon is a post-apocalyptic 3D strategy/simulation game created by Psygnosis and released for Amiga, Atari ST, and MS-DOS in 1991. The game is a mix of strategy and 3D vehicle simulation.

Year: 1991 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players 3d action strategy flight flight sim helicopter tank vehicle simulator

007: Licence to Kill

007: Licence to Kill

007: Licence to Kill is an arcade shooter developed by Quixel and published by Domark limited in December 1989. The game is based off the hit James Bond movie of the same name, and it follows through with the movie plot.

Year: 1989 Genre: Action Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: espionage ham mode helicopter licensed movies multi-type naval shoot em up spy v-scrolling shoot-em up watercraft

Jetstrike

Jetstrike

Jetstrike is an arcade shooter created by Shadow Software and published in 1994 by Rasputin for the Amiga and Amiga CD32. The authors of the game - Aaron and Adam Fothergill - had ...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-08-21Tags: aga amiga original game amos aviation flight helicopter multi-directional shoot em up war

Raid on Bungeling Bay

Raid on Bungeling Bay

Raid on Bungeling Bay is a helicopter shooter game created by Will Wright for the Commodore 64 and published by Broderbund in 1984. The game was also ported to the NES and MSX (apparently, there was also a coin-up in Japan).

Year: 1984 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2022-05-11Tags: commodore 64 flight helicopter multi-directional shoot em up top-down

Gunship

Gunship

Gunship is a combat flight simulator created by MicroProse Software and released initially for the Commodore 64 in 1986. Later it was ported to PC, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, and other platforms.

Year: 1989 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2021-09-25Tags: 3d commodore 64 first-person flight helicopter military polygons vehicular combat simulator