The Atari 2600 holds a big function in the history of video games, but due to its simplistic technologies there are not a complete lot of its games that nonetheless hold up properly now. One particular game that most undoubtedly nonetheless does although is Activision’s River Raid. When not the initially vertically scrolling shoot ’em up, River Raid did do some distinctive factors for the time. One particular neat factor River Raid did was let you accelerate and decelerate in addition to maneuvering your ship left and ideal, generating the terrain and enemies scroll more quickly or slower on the fly. It is this fondness for River Raid that led developer Project R3D to want to develop a contemporary homage to the title, which they contact Bridge Strike. Nowadays they’ve released a brand new trailer followed by a longer gameplay-focused video. Verify ’em out.
As you can see, Bridge Strike retains numerous of the components of River Raid like blasting baddies on the ground and in the sky, blowing up bridges, and of course becoming capable to manage your speed. But certainly the visuals have received a massive upgrade like factors like dynamic climate and many environments. It’ll also involve two key modes: a RAID mode exactly where you purpose is to destroy as numerous bridges as achievable even though attempting to survive, and a Campaign mode exactly where you will have certain missions and objectives to full. No word on a release date just but but you can register your interest in Bridge Strike to the developers in our forums and you can nonetheless sign up to be a beta tester more than on the game’s official web site.