S.W.I.V.

Original Platform: Amiga

S.W.I.V. is a top-down shooter for 1 or 2 players created by Random Access and published by The Sales Curve in 1991 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and other pla...

Year1991
GenreShooter
Rating4.5

87/100 based on 7 editorial reviews. Add your vote

PublisherThe Sales Curve
DeveloperRandom Access
OS supportedWindows XP, 2000 & Windows 7, MacOS X 10.6+
Updated1 August 2019
TAGS2 players 2d amiga original game co-op helicopter top-down

Game Review

S.W.I.V. is a top-down shooter for 1 or 2 players created by Random Access and published by The Sales Curve in 1991 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and other platforms.

The game is considered the unofficial and spiritual successor of Silkworm, an arcade game created by Tecmo and ported to Amiga and other home computers by The Sales Curve. The gameplay is a bit different, because unlike Silkworm, SWIV is a vertical shoot ‘em-up. But the helicopter and the jeep are still there, as well as tons of weapons and power-ups that you can unleash in a unique unlimited level full of enemies. Technically perfect - e.g. special technique allows continuous action without loading time - playing this in co-op with a friend is almost mandatory, and extremely fun.

Review by: Manu
Published: 6 August 2019, 9:44 am


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Download S.W.I.V. - Amiga Version

Amiga version 1.7 - Language: EN - Size: 7.94 Mb

Amiga version 1.7 - Language: EN - Size: 8.45 Mb


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