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Silpheed
Publisher: Sega, Game Arts (JP)
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System(s): Sega Mega-CD
ROM size: 536MB(JP)
Genre: Shoot-'em-Up






























Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega-CD JP 1993-07-30 ¥8,800 T-45054
Sega Mega-CD US 1993 $? 4423
Sega Mega-CD EU 1993 £49.99 4423
Sega Mega-CD BR 199x $? 063210



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Silpheed (シルフィード) is a vertical scrolling shoot-'em-up released for the Sega Mega-CD in 1993. It is a remake of an older shooter with the same name released for several home computers of the late 1980s, sporting more colours, different levels, enhanced music and updated graphics.

It is notable for its use of 3D graphics - though the gameplay is strictly two-dimensional, the scenery is rendered using polygons in a similar manner to Star Fox or Virtua Racing. Silpheed is slightly less impressive than those two games however, as most of the action takes place in space, which typically lacks scenery.

Streaming technology is used heavily in this game. Read errors can occur on systems that run other games flawlessly

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Sega Mega-CD 84 Sega Retro Average 
Based on 23 reviews
Publication Score Source
90 AllGame
92
93 №24, p128/129/130
85 №143, p44/45/46
100
70 №1, p84/94/95
75 №51, p42
84
78 №53, p104/105
75 №10, p78/79
96 №23, p82/83/84
89 №13, p28/29
89 №6, p40/41
50 №2, p48/49/50/51
94 №21, p58/59/60/61
90 №12, p48-51Media:MeanMachinesSega12UK.pdf
93 №37, p102/103/104
85 №1, p102/103Media:OfficialSegaMagazine_UK_01.pdf
83 №47, p54/55
69 №24, p46/47
87
73 №5, p38-40Media:SegaForceMega05.pdf
85 №15, p11
Mega-CD, US
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Cover
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Disc
Silpheed mcd us manual.pdf
Manual
Mega-CD, EU
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Cover
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Spinecard
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Disc
Mega-CD, JP
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Cover
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Spinecard
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Disc
Mega-CD, BR
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Cover