DescriptionSilpheed for the Sega CD is a shoot-'em-up sequel to the PC title of the same name. Gameplay is similar: this is basically a 2D shooter with 3D graphics. You move your ship in a 2D plane that reaches into the screen, kind of like a pinball table. The Sega CD version of Silpheed uses pre-rendered video for the backdrops, and filled polygon graphics for the player ship and enemies.
The story here is typical for a game of this type. The central computer system controlling the galaxy network has been hacked by terrorists. The terrorists are using the computer to attack colony planets throughout the system. You are the Galaxy Union's last resort: you must fight your way across 11 stages to reach Earth, and re-take control of the computer.
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- "シルフィード" -- Japanese spelling
Part of the Following Group
|3...2...1.....Blast Off!||Dbchannel (93)|
|"Star Fox" For The Sega CD||ETJB (450)|
|SuperGame||Aug, 1993||10 out of 10||100|
|Shin Force||Jun 19, 2000||9.3 out of 10||93|
|SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA)||May 29, 2008||9 out of 10||90|
|Sega Force||Mar 29, 1994||87 out of 100||87|
|Game Players||Dec, 1993||84 out of 100||84|
|GamePro (US)||Dec, 1993||4 out of 5||80|
|Defunct Games||Nov 21, 2004||79 out of 100||79|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Oct, 1993||30 out of 40||75|
|Video Games||Sep, 1993||72 out of 100||72|
|IGN||Jul 24, 2008||7 out of 10||70|
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- FLUX Magazine
quizzley7 (21719) added Silpheed (SEGA CD) on Jan 31, 2004
- April 1995 (Issue #4) - rated #25 in the Top 25 Worst Video Games of All-Time