I'm also collecting Silpheed memorabilia, like print advertisings, magazine articles etc. If you would like to contribute with your own scans, please, drop-me a line on the forum.

 

M a g a z i n e   A r t i c l e s

Title: Computer Gaming World #62 (Aug 1989)
Scan source:
Hardcore Gaming 101.
Info:
Silpheed reviewed for the IBM. "Silpheed is exhilarating, nerve racking on the screen excitement".

   

Title: Advanced Computer Entertainment (Sept 1989)
Scan source:
Hardcore Gaming 101.
Info:
Another review. "You don't get many shoot-em-ups on the PC. This is definitely one of the better offerings at present which makes as good a use of the machine as we could expect".

   

Title: Sierra Product Catalog (1989)
Scan source:
Vintage Computing & Gaming.
Info:
Short article about classic Silpheed (PC) and it's impact. It came from a Sierra "10th Anniversary" product catalog.

   

Title: Electronic Gaming Monthly (Oct 1993)
Scan source:
Hardcore Gaming 101.
Info:
Mixed review for the Sega CD Silpheed. "For gamers waiting for a reason to buy a Sega CD, and those who already own one, this is one game not to be missed".

   

Title: Game Pro (Dec 1993)
Scan source:
Hardcore Gaming 101.
Info:
Another mixed review, stating that "All in all, Silpheed's a decent attempt at a first-class polygon-style shooter."

   

Title: GameFan (Oct 1993)
Scan source:
Hardcore Gaming 101.
Info:
Now we're talking! A 100% score! "Silpheed represents the cutting edge of 16 bit technology. This is the result of what happens when the best there is get together and give their all."
Pages 14 , 46-47 , 48-49

   

Title: Graphic Science Media (Japan, 1993)
Scan source:
Future Driver.
Info:
This mag is blowing with all kinds of information, developers interviews and much more. Some good soul would like to translate it for us, Silpheed fans? :)
Pages 1-2 , 3-4 , 5-6 , 7-8 , 9-10

   

Title: Silpheed Attack Guide (Japan, 1993)
Scan source:
Jap-Sai.
Info:
Published by Megadrive Fan, this guide "presents breakdowns of every stage, an enemy gallery, useful advice on which weapon to use for which stage, and a brief staff interview." 50 pages, full color.

   

Title: Electronic Gaming Monthly (Feb, 2001)
Scan source:
Hardcore Gaming 101.
Info:
Three short reviews of The Lost Planet. "Easily the best-looking shooter ever", "This update does little to advance the series other than adding some gorgeous graphics", "Good, but I expected more".

 

M a g a z i n e   A d v e r t i s i n g

  Silpheed (Sega CD)
Scan source:
Hardcore Gaming 101.
 

Silpheed:
The Lost Planet