Category Archives: Silverbird Software

All budget releases, regardless of their label (Firebird Silver, Silverbird)

River Raid (Firebird Silver £1.99)

River Raid (Firebird Silver £1.99)

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In River Raid, the player gets to fly a jet over a river valley, shooting enemies (destroyers, helicopters, jets and tanks) as they go. Vital enemy bridges divide the river and they also have to be destroyed. Fuel is extremely important, as it depletes as the player flies up the river. Flying over fuel barges replenishes the fuel, but the player has a tactical decision to be made, as they can also be shot for extra points. Read More

Wild Bunch, The (Firebird SIlver £2.50/£1.99)

The Wild Bunch (Firebird Silver £2.50, Firebird Silver £1.99)

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The Wild Bunch is a strategy adventure game set in the Wild West. Although it shares the same genre and the same title, it wasn’t based upon or related to the 1969 western directed by Sam Pekinpah. Kevin Smith’s game starts with the player falsely accused of shooting (and thus murdering) someone. Armed only with the clues given to them by the dying man, the player is forced to go on the run to find the perpetrator – a member of the notorious ‘wild bunch’. Read More