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This remarkably popular left to right shooter featured the , then novel, now standard, pairing of helicopter and jeep, alone against the world. Essential for your collection Mrs Robinson.
Computer and Video Games (CVG)
The saving grace in this month's section, this brill two-player blast was one of the best C64 games going when released, and well worth grabbing now it's out on budget. Brill audio-visuals and topper gameplay make this one to go for NOW!
The sprites are a mite small, but Silkworm is so smooth and addictive that you can overlook this graphics related miserliness. If you desire a great shoot-em-up and your sensible enough to restrict your spending to under four quid, then Silkworm is the game for you.
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)
A very close conversion of the arcade counterpart containing all the original features such as the goose copter, a dozen levels and the two player jeep/copter mode.
The Games Machine (UK)
The C64 Silkworm is certainly tough, even seasoned blasters will find the going difficult, but this is a good blast that whilst it suffers slightly from the Commodore's blocky graphics, is very playable.
Alle Levels, Gegner und Extras des Originals sind vertreten; auch der Zwei-Spieler-Modus wurde nicht vergessen. Das packende Actionspiel macht Spaß, obwohl der hohe Schwierigkeitsgrad der Commodore-Version eher geübte Action-Veteranen anspricht.