Ten fun facts about River Raid
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The game was also made for Atari 5200, Intellivision and Atari 8-bit.
A sequel was created by a different programmer, but still has similar gameplay. The game is harder than the first.
The game is viewed from a top-down perspective, as the player flies a fighter jet.
In this shooter game, there is hardly any enemy fire. The jet can also only move left and right, not up and down.Fact 5
This game relies on 'random number generation', hoping to make enemy moves unpredictable since the game game world comes up every time the game is played.Fact 6
River Raid was the first video game to be banned for minors in Germany.Fact 7
The game was republished for the PlayStation 2 in the "Activision Anthology". It was rated free for all ages.Fact 8
In 2010, the game was also republished for Microsoft's Game Room.Fact 9
In the same year, a sequel titled River Raid 2 was released.Fact 10
The game was designed by Carol Shaw, one of the first female video game designers. Click here for more game facts ❯
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