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Flashback

Rating Summary

Based on 11 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

76

Top Critic Average

64%

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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchJun 19, 2018

Developer: Microids

Genres: Action, Adventure

FLASHBACK™, the hit action-adventure game with over 2.2 million units sold, is back on Nintendo Switch™! 2142. After fleeing from a space ship but stripped of all memory, the eminent scientist Conrad B. Hart awakens on Titan, a colonised moon of the planet Saturn. His enemies and kidnappers are snapping at his heels. He must find a way back to Earth, defending himself against the dangers he encounters and unravelling an insidious extra-terrestrial plot that threatens the planet… On its 25th anniversary, rediscover this classic! It was one of the first games to use motion capture technology for more realistic animations, with backgrounds that were entirely hand-drawn and a gripping science-fiction storyline. In addition to the original 1993 game, this version includes a Modern mode, with: - Post-FX graphic filters - Completely remastered sound and music - A brand new "Rewind" function, variable according to the level of difficulty - Tutorials for those who need a boost! See if you're up to the challenge with all the demanding gameplay of the period!

Flashback Critic Reviews

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Nintendo Switch has allowed to keep the traditional elements that attracted the core fan base while welcoming new players. It has been done by means of a rewind feature that facilitates the use of 'Flashback'. Even though it remains as a simple port of a game that most have already played, it still is worth a ride.

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25 years after its original release we still love this cyberpunk adventure. The new filters and rewind options don´t add much to the original, but Flashback didn´t need that kind of improvements. Physical edition is also great.

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A great chance to try this retro experience but also a really hard way to introduce ourselves to a time in which one only shot could end the game. Great adaptation work.

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A nice Anniversary Edition of a piece of gaming history. First you'll have to tame the joypad controls, then you'll be able to deep dive into this fascinating game.

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Flashback 25th Anniversary | Launch Trailer | Microids & Paul Cuisset thumbnail

Flashback 25th Anniversary | Launch Trailer | Microids & Paul Cuisset

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Flashback 25th Anniversary | Teaser Trailer EU | Microids & Paul Cuisset

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