Sunday Shooting: Judgement Silversword

If you enjoyed Eschatos, which we looked at last weekend, you’ll enjoy its spiritual precursor, Judgement Silversword.

Originally developed as a “homebrew” title for the WonderSwan Color WonderWitch device, Judgement Silversword won a short-lived software competition and subsequently saw a very, very limited commercial release.

Fortunately, despite it being one of the rarest and most expensive WonderSwan Color games out there, it’s pretty easy to get hold of in other forms today…

I really like this game. You can very easily trace a direct line from this to Eschatos in a variety of ways — including basic mechanics, attack patterns, sound effects, even enemy types — but it remains its own distinct experience that is well worth enjoying, particularly if you like a more “old-school” look and feel.

Next-time, we’ll look at its unusual freeware spinoff title Cardinal Sins. Please look forward to it!


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