River Raid (MSX)

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Description

River Raid is a vertically scrolling action game. You fly a jet up a river in an attempt to destroy bridges which are vital to the enemy. The river is heavily guarded, however, with balloons, ships, choppers, and enemy aircraft trying to stop you. Along the way you will need to fly over fuel stations to refuel your jet and keep flying.

The plane is armed with a cannon with unlimited ammo. It can be used to destroy the enemy vehicles and bridges, but a careless player can accidentally destroy a fuel station. Colliding with the riverbanks or with the enemy aircraft destroys your plane and makes you lose a life.

Screenshots

River Raid MSX Beginning on an easy level
River Raid MSX Title screen
River Raid MSX Blowing stuff up...
River Raid MSX An end of level bridge

Alternate Titles

  • "Carol Shaw's River Raid" -- Alternate title

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Tilt Jul, 1985 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50

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Trivia

It was #87 in FLUX Magazine's (Issue #4) Top 100 Video Games of All-Time.
Servo (55769) added River Raid (MSX) on Sep 01, 2005
Other platforms contributed by PCGamer77 (3013), RKL (5611), Terok Nor (20166) and Servo (55769)