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Flashback
6.2 out of 10

Flashback

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Overall 6
6.0

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ChoicestGames, Metacritic
21 September 2014
  • Summary: If you don't mind setting up a UPlay account and playing through two levels of DRM, Flashback is not a bad platformer. The game has good graphics and some entertaining segments but a meaningless plot, hammy voice acting and an unlikeable protagonist.
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Overall 6
6.0

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ketchuptaco, Metacritic
30 April 2014
  • Summary: I was a huge fan of the first game (I still have two copies of it 21 years later). I was pretty excited and kind of nervous when I heard about this rebooted version. After playing it I had the following annoyances: The voice acting was particularly terrible, the dialogue was weak ("awesome-sauce"?
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Overall 10
10

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Geoknyda, Metacritic
19 December 2013
  • Summary: Was mesmerized and amazed by the original on Nintendo. This one hits the spot! Really great revamp! Worth the $4.99! Great job! It looks like it did in my imagination when I was younger
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Overall 5
5.0

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MarcosRV, Metacritic
3 December 2013
  • Summary: I'm one of those who loved the original Flashback. It was a game that brought to 1992 a great art concept, with interesting narrative and an enigmatic main character. It wasn't simply a "video game" per se. It was rich in so many aspects.
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Overall 8
8.0

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UrdnotGrunt, Metacritic
29 November 2013
  • Summary: Being a big fan of the original game that I keep playing on my Megadrive, I was very excited when I heard about the HD version. The game keeps the atmosphere and pace of the original game, which will be appreciated by the fans, the story might be less appealing for the non-initiated though as the...
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Overall 8
8.0

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ConstantTime, Metacritic
14 November 2013
  • Summary: To start with, there are control issues (even with the latest update) aiming with the right thumbstick is inaccurate, for example (in one place I had to use the mouse instead), and Conrad has a penchant to go into crouch mode for no reason.
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Overall 1
1.0

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evild4ve, Metacritic
9 November 2013
  • Summary: 20 minutes was enough to see it's nothing like the original. It had already upset me loads by the point where you get a teleporter on the first level. The original was divided into screens, and you had to spend a few seconds at the start of each screen planning your route, and sometimes timing it so...
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Overall 9
9.0

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scorp18, Metacritic
9 November 2013
  • Summary: I am a fan of the original game and I was actually playing the original one at amigaforever. I found out by chance that it's out for PS3. I bought it immediately and started playing after I finished the original. This helped a lot the comparison.
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Overall 5
5.0

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Bozzo, Metacritic
14 October 2013
  • Summary: It's a remake, so, everything in the game was apparently thought for original Flashback fans. All possible scenarios references are there. Some jokes in the dialogs, too. And the puzzles are smart as the originals were.
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Overall 4
4.0

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Spalas, Metacritic
12 October 2013
  • Summary: Congratulations, you have managed to create a remake of a game made decades ago and did a worst job in the animations, amazing!!! It looks great but gameplay, controls and animation is far worse than the original.
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