DescriptionRiver 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.
- "Carol Shaw's River Raid" -- Alternate title
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|An incredible game - one of the best ever||Atari 2600||MagFram (43)|
|One of the best games on the Atari 2600||Atari 2600||James Eldridge (64)|
The Press Says
|The Video Game Critic||ColecoVision||Jun 12, 2004||A||100|
|Tilt||Atari 2600||Jul, 1983||100|
|The Video Game Critic||Atari 2600||Aug 30, 2005||A||100|
|Retroage||Atari 2600||Aug 07, 2010||9.7 out of 10||97|
|Game Freaks 365||Atari 2600||Jul 03, 2010||9.2 out of 10||92|
|Le Geek||Atari 2600||May, 2008||4.5 out of 5||90|
|The Video Game Critic||Atari 5200||Oct 05, 2000||B+||83|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Atari 2600||Dec 10, 2003||8 out of 10||80|
|All Game Guide||ColecoVision||1998||70|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||ColecoVision||Jan 29, 2007||5 out of 10||50|
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