Millions of commanders are already playing First Strike all over the world. Now, with First Strike: Final Hour, the acclaimed strategy title is updated with all-new features and a beautiful HD rework!


**** - "A thought provoking and fast-paced strategy game" - pocketgamer
**** - "A gorgeous game with a message, that doesn’t forget that it’s a game" - 148apps
****½ - "An awesome game suited for casual and professional nukers alike" - appszoom
**** - "For my money, there is no better-looking game on the App Store" - pockettactics
****½ - "One of the best releases of the year" - whatsoniphone


Escalation is a downward spiral.

A nuclear armageddon is no one’s dream scenario. So choose your steps carefully, it’s a small path between war and peace. FIRST STRIKE is a great strategy simulation featuring snappy gameplay and an intuitive interface that makes dropping the big one as easy as ABC. But be sure to take the right measures to guarantee your people’s safety.

Pick one of the big nuclear players – from known Superpowers to an upstart hellraiser like North Korea – and plan your strategy wisely: Limited but clever options let you as the leader of your superpower steer your nation’s fate: Expand to other countries, build bombs or debuild in order to restructure your arsenal. Or use research to widen your options, such as: Ability to act quicker and build bigger bombs, better recon on your enemies actions, automated self-defense-sequences and many more.

Whether you’re a bloodthirsty warmonger or a tree-hugging hippie – it’s time to put your cards on the table. A quick and fun game with beautiful graphics, FIRST STRIKE shows you how little it takes to heat things up. With the tip of your finger you can control the destiny of the precious and vulnerable rock floating through space, the rock we call mothership Earth.


*Winner "Best Mobile Game" - Indie Prize Amsterdam*
*Winner "Most Innovative Game" - Best App Ever Awards*
*Winner "Game of the Year" - BOSA Awards*
*Winner "Newcomer of the Year" - SwissICT Awards*

*Finalist "Best Upcoming Game" - International Mobile Game Awards*
*Finalist "Most Meaningful Play" - International Mobile Game Awards*
*Finalist "Best Hardcore Game" - Game Connection USA Awards*
*Finalist "Most Innovative Game" - Game Connection USA Awards*
*Finalist “Best Strategy Game” - Best App Ever Awards*
*Finalist "Best International Game" - Ludicious Game Festival*
*Finalist "Best Swiss Game" - SGDA Awards*


** Compatability:
Recommended: iPhone 5 or higher, iPad 3 or higher
Required: iPhone 4 or higher, iPad 2 or higher
IMPORTANT: Not compatible with iPod Touch!

What's New

Version 2.0.0

The Final Hour Update!
- High resolution texture rework - Brand new reworks including night lights, bump maps, HD options and star constellations
- 6 new superweapons: Hypersonic, Kali Storm, Global Strike Trident, Dirty Radium Bomb, Damascus Burner, Semey Launcher
- Brand new Non-Attack-Pact system - Search for Pact partners and team up against enemies
- Save & Load System
- New languages: Italian, Polish, Ukrainian, Japanese, Korean, Thai

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5

95 Ratings

95 Ratings

Needs Final Hour


This game is pretty good I must say, but it is lacking in comparison to its much more advanced twin on PC. There is really no reason why you can't bring Final Hour to IOS, so why not do it?

Also, maybe some nerfs and buffs need to be placed in on some of the super weapons. The Cobalt bomb, the Tsar bomb, the Laser Satellite, and the Air Defense Dome are all quite underwhelming when you compare them to the other, much better super weapons. The Stealth Bomber and the Infiltrator are a completely different story, as they are both game winners that your enemy can't do anything about. Basically it's "Tap a country, wait 5 seconds, this country is now dead/in your command, wait 5 seconds, repeat.

The only best app

lol nuke

I just got home from your moms and I’m not going home because of a lot to do so I just got to work and then I’ll come home to get some stuff to go get my mom to come over for dinner tonight I have to get her and get him a couple days later I’m sure I have to take care yourself so I’ll get you in my house I don’t have any more to come over for the night I’ll get there a couple of hours and get a few things to come to you for the day I love him I hope he doesn’t come over tomorrow I have some fun and I’m thinking I would love it more and then you have the time and you get home to

Major click fest


Game can be fun but can be infuriating due to it being a click fest most of the time. Basically if you choose a more difficult nation you can expect the computer players to primarily just launch missiles at you and you'll essentially just be clicking to keep your missiles re-upped plus having to defend territories that are building new missiles. It gets annoying. Also there are some end of game bugs where it doesn't record victories or defeats. Lastly sometimes inexplicably you won't be able to defend a site, you touch a territory and its options don't come up and so you just watch the missile hit your territory. All in all not a terrible game but also kind of brain dead clicking.


491.3 MB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
© 2015-2017 Blindflug Studios AG


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