Silpheed Alternative Sounds Like A Proper Silpheed Sequel

By Spencer . October 26, 2010 . 12:22pm

imageEven though Game Arts developed Project Sylpheed it was more like a spiritual successor to the Silpheed series than a sequel. Since Silpheed Alternative uses the same spelling, perhaps, its a follow up to Silpheed: The Lost Planet.


While Game Arts has not announced Silpheed Alternative, the publisher filed a trademark for the potential title in the USPTO.


Anyone looking forward to another Silpheed game or another Treasure / Game Arts collaboration?

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  • Game Arts anything, really.

  • Yusaku_Matsuda70s

    Heck. Yes. I spent some time with the 360 Sylpheed game and I absolutely loved it. Better than any Macross game I’ve played. Missiles and lazors and boost oh my! (note: better come to the PS3 too this time)

  • neo_firenze

    Wouldn’t surprise me to see this end up as a 3DS game. Think about it, the original 80s computer game (which is a true classic), the 1993 Sega CD version, and (to a somewhat lesser extent) the PS2 game all had that pseudo-3D pinball table like view as their defining characteristic. Seems like they could realize that vision in true 3D with 3DS, and I think it sounds like it could be pretty fun.

  • androvsky

    Believe it or not, Project Sylpheed is the main reason I still kinda want a 360. I love the old Wing Commander-style games, and I love anime. There’s no shortage of shmups these days, even on the PS3. Fun space sims, on the other hand, we’re dying for on pretty much every platform.

    So yeah, I’m hoping it’s not a true sequel. :) But the way things are these days, it’s most likely a Mobage farmville clone somehow. Especially with “Alternative” as part of the title…

    • Yusaku_Matsuda70s

      Nooo!! Not Mobage! Anything… anything but that!! >___<

  • I think you mean “Silpheed: The Lost Planet” at the end of the first paragraph there.

    I still need to beat that game… Managed to nab a nice condition copy with box and book for $5 at GameStop.

    • Code

      See that’s what has left me curious, I know it’s got shmup qualities, and I also noticed at EB Games it is literally $5 x_x; But I’ve heard opinions all over the board from it was terrible, to it being a bargain bin gem.

      • It is $5. Why haven’t you picked it up.

        Hell, I’d say get it ’cause it’s a Working Designs published game.

  • WonderSteve

    Project Sylpheed is an awesome game. I had so much fun playing it.

    Macross video games should have been like Project Sylpheed.

    Sadly, just like Gundam, we will never seen a properly made Macross action/simulation game on a home console.

  • God I’d love another Project Sylpheed. I really liked that game, despite its flaws (hooray for hidden mission objectives and time limits!).

  • mikanko

    I hope this is a real silpheed game, and if they feel the need to make another sim I’d be interested in seeing another Gungriffon game so long as it’s not the team that worked on the Xbox one.

  • wharcraff

    I could definitely go for a sequel to Silpheed. Silpheed:TLP was really challenging, and had some crazy looking bosses too.

  • neocatzon

    I want this proper sequel and a sequel for Project Sylpheed

  • TyeTheCzar

    I heard the Lost Planet was ruined by slowdown. Seriously.

    • The Japanese version was. Working Designs cleaned it up for the US release.

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