Spectrum 2.0

Review of 'Silkworm'

Rating:4 User: The Dean of Games

1989 Virgin Games (UK)
by Nigel Brown, Ned Langman and Barry Leitch

There's not much to say about this arcade conversion. It's well made, faithful to the original, with no color although could have been added, but I guess it would be a mess, or maybe not, it has been done before, successfully.
The problem with this sort of games, which were a gold mine in the arcades back in the 80's is that they turn out to be repetitive, been-there-done-that kind of thing and the game ends up being just another scrolling shoot 'em up to add to the pack.