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River Raid
Firebird (R-R) £1.99 Oct 1987 YS22
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Marcus Berkmann
Another old Activision 'classic' disinterred for your delectation, River Raid is, if anything, even older than Zenji, and looks it. You're a fighter pilot buzzing over a river trying to destroy a series of vital enemy bridge links that are well defended by a number of BASIC 'sprites' that are supposed to look like tanks, ships and observation balloons. I can see why Activision took a while to make an impact in the Speccy market if they started with tat like this. What I can't see is why Firebird has agreed to release it again. Avoid.
    
    
    
Review kindly typed up by Alan Maxwell


Ratings given by other magazines
   CRASH  7/10    Sinclair User  3/10   
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