Even with solid controls and a nice set of FMV movie sequences, the bland mission design and its oft annoying nature make the whole experience largely forgettable.
Project Sylpheed is a short and needlessly complicated space shooter that gets by on its cutscenes more than its gameplay.
There's just not a lot of meat here, and after a single playthrough, you'll probably be ready to move on to the next big adventure.
Project Sylpheed is one of those games you desperately want to like, but falls short in almost every category.
Three-dimensional space games and flight-sims are a dying breed in the current climate, and in terms of gameplay, Project Sylpheed cruises some way above average.