|Thunderhawk: Operation Phoenix|
|Genre(s)||Combat flight simulator|
Thunderhawk: Operation Phoenix, known as Thunderstrike: Operation Phoenix in North America, is a 2001 combat flight simulator video game developed by Core Design and released by Eidos Interactive exclusively for the PlayStation 2. It is the sequel to Firestorm: Thunderhawk 2 .
Thunderhawk: Operation Phoenix received mixed reviews from critics. It has an aggregate score of 71.29% on GameRankingsand 65/100 on Metacritic.
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