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Somewhere in the Old West lies Silverload, an old mining time. It has once been a vibrant, silver boom-town, but now it has become a ghost town, surrounded by perpetual storms. The town’s decline has started with a disastrous earthquake, but it may also be caused by an Indian curse, because the mine was built on land sacred to the Skaedi tribe. You play the part of a bounty hunter who has been hired by the people of Silverload to find one of their children. The parents claim that it is kidnapped by "the monsters of Silverload". If you survive long enough, you will discover the town’s dreadful secret. Silverload is a 3rd POV, inventory-based point and click adventure that belongs to the genre of horror adventures. It includes a few arcade sequences: from time to time the player will become involved in gun fights. Silverload was originally developed for the Sony PlayStation.


Silverload DOS Inside the hotel
Silverload DOS Opening screen - close-up
Silverload DOS The entrance to a town
Silverload DOS Opening screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Silverload: A Town with A Hell of A Nightlife" -- European tag-lined title

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User Reviews

Both really good and really bad... PlayStation ETJB (450)
The Good, the Bad and Silverload DOS Star Eater (10)

Critic Reviews

GameFan Magazine PlayStation May, 1996 84 out of 100 84
Game Players PlayStation Apr, 1996 83 out of 100 83
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Apr, 1996 8 out of 10 80
PC Joker DOS Aug, 1995 63 out of 100 63
IGN PlayStation Nov 25, 1996 6 out of 10 60
High Score DOS Oct, 1995 3 out of 5 60
Score DOS Aug, 1995 5 out of 10 50
Génération 4 DOS Jul, 1995 41 out of 100 41
PC Player (Germany) DOS Jul, 1995 17 out of 100 17
Pelit DOS Aug, 1995 15 out of 100 15


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