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Strike Force Heroes is a web game that was released in 2012.

It is a platformer that has heavy elements of a 2D Shooter. The game gives you four classes to play from, each with their strengths and weaknesses. You can also purchase different perks and new weapons as you play on.

It is also given a sequel., and a third game.

An app game was later released called Strike Force Heroes: Extraction.

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  • A.K.A.-47: Zig-zagged. Some guns shown retain their normal names, while others are given different names.
  • Apologetic Attacker: The Scientist.
    The Scientist: I'm very sorry for killing you!
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    • Considering he's probably the mastermind behind all this him apologizing might be possible Foreshadowing.
  • Atrocious Alias: Jyn call himself SnipaXKilla.
  • Badass Bookworm: The Scientist from the First and Second game.
  • Baa-Bomb: The SHEEP! rocket launcher fires sticky bombs in the form of explosive sheep.
  • Batter Up!: You can get yourself a Bat to knock your enemies out of the park, mind the bullets that are coming right at you.
  • Bottomless Magazines: Averted, although one perk for the Commando/Mercenary unlocks an ammo feed; and another for the Merc has you regenerate 15% ammo upon killing an enemy.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: The Scientist's that's been helping you out throughout the first two games? He's the one who probably orchestrated all of this.
  • Canada, Eh?: Nathan, the Engineer from the second game is Canadian.
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  • Cigar Chomper: The Mercenary has one at all times. It even emits smoke in-game.
  • Composite Character: The General. His stats are derived from the original Game's Assassin, taking the high critical chance and close range weapons, while the Sniper takes the stealth, long range rifles, and accuracy. And he has team oriented benefits that's been handed over from the Medic class.
  • Cool Guns: The game has quite a variety of weapons. Even some rare ones too.
  • Decomposite Character: The Medic from the first game had been divided to the Engineer (overall balanced stats), and the General (team-oriented benefits).
  • The Dog Was The Master Mind: The Scientist might be the reason why GlobeX is still around despite being defeated time and time again.
  • Doom Troops: GlobeX troops, especially their Juggernaut.
  • Friendly Sniper: The Assassin from the first game. The Sniper Jyn from the second game.
  • Gatling Good:
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    • Miniguns are available in both games, having two 100 round magazines and the highest rate of fire in the game.
    • The Cerberus line of "assault rifles" in the second game are basically smaller versions (having 3 barrels instead of 10), and have an ammo belt instead of a clip.
  • Gender-Equal Ensemble: The third game has eight classes, four men (Engineer, Juggernaut, Mercenary and Sniper) and four women (Gunslinger, Medic, Elite, Ninja). However a new class called the Knight is a male, which have since unbalanced the ratio.
  • Glass Cannon: The Assassin in the first game. Powerful at long range due to his sniper rifles, however very brittle up close. He also can use melee weapons that replace his sniper, which make him brittle at long range.
  • Golf Clubbing: If knives or other Practical weaponry isn't your taste you can get yourself a Golf Club to hit your enemies with in the first two games.
  • Gun Accessories: In the second and third game, weapons can have modules added that change their parameters in some way.
  • Guns Akimbo: The General can use two revolvers/pistols at once. Even the General commented on it
    General: "Two guns are better than one."
  • Joke Item: The second game includes amusingly disgusting pieces of Vendor Trash as booby prizes for loosing at the slot machine minigame, including dirty socks, manky food tins, and a grenade launcher that fires raw sewage. It's actually decently powerful and inflicts a debuff.
  • Katanas Are Just Better: The last weapon the Assassin can purchase is a katana. In the sequel you can buy it as a sidearm for almost every class.
  • Leaning on the Fourth Wall: The Sniper from the second game gives us this little gem.
    Sniper: "Sure, blame the lag."
  • Lethal Joke Item: A weapon that uses lock-on sheep as ammunition doesn't seem so harmless when said ammunition sticks to the target and explodes, as well as the aforementioned Turd Launcher
  • Luckily, My Shield Will Protect Me: The Tank can equip shields. While it replaces his shotgun, he can crouch to absorb some damage. Sadlythe weapon is no longer available in the second game, lampshaded when if you lose the slot machine minigame there's a chance that 6you might win the shield and it's Flavor Text states that they were removed from the game.
  • Nebulous Evil Organization: Globex. Its nebulous global-ness is lampshaded in both games, and is apparently its defining trait.
    Bull: "Globex? I don't like the sound of that. It sounds... global."
    Dex: "You don't get it do you? GlobeX isn't just out for us, they're GLOBAL."
  • Rare Guns: The OICW, and the Spectre (nicknamed the "Phantom") is featured. The sequel also gives us the MP-412 REX revolver and the China Lake Grenade Launcher.
  • Real Song Theme Tune: A remix of When Johnny Comes Marching Home.
  • Revolvers Are Just Better: One of the Medic's primary weapons is the revolvers. Which tend to be more powerful and accurate than his assault rifles, but smaller clip size and slower rate of fire. The General from the second game one-up this by dual-weilding revolvers.
  • RPG Elements: Level-ups that unlock perks, abilities, equipment, and stat increases.
  • Shotguns Are Just Better: The Tank can acquire shotguns. Though most of them are only good up close. There are however, ones that have a pretty impressive range and accuracy, which also happen to have a good chance of one-shotting the enemy at the cost of ammo and speed.
  • Shout-Out: Where to begin?!
    • The Medic's Needler is based on the Syringe Gun (although it behaves more like a revolver than an automatic weapon in the source material) One of the Mercenaries machine guns bears a heavy resemble to the Heavy's Minigun from same game.
    • Strike Force Heroes 3 has a workshop, ran by a man dressed like a RED engineer from Team Fortress 2, with objects in the workshop resembling the engineer's wrench and sentry gun.
    • One of Tank's and Juggernaut's costumes is a Stormtrooper.
    • The Tank from the first game. being an expy of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
    • One of the Commando's machine-guns in the first game is nicknamed "First Blood." Same with a knife in the second game.
    • A sniper rifle that is obtained in the first game look's like the custom sniper rifle from The Day of the Jackal.
    • The Spectre M4 is nicknamed the Phantom, just like in Goldeneye 007. Same for the RC-P90.
    • One of the Zonks you can get from the Slot Machine is a blue, spiked turtle shell.
    • Sometimes expect a soldier to shout a reference.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": It's either Globex, or GlobeX, depending on if it's the original or the sequel.
  • Stone Wall: The Tank. Most of his perks are defense-oriented, and he can be equipped with shields. His shotgun is only a danger up close.
  • Surplus Damage Bonus: The second game's Sniper has a perk called "Overkill", which if you kill an enemy with more damage then required to kill him, the extra damage is added to your next attack
  • Toilet Humor: As mentioned above, a turd-launcher as a Zonk for losing at slots.
  • Token Minority: The Jyn the Sniper in the second game is Korean.
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