DescriptionFade to Black is the sequel to Flashback: the Quest for Identity. The player takes control of Conrad, the hero from Flashback who has been imprisoned by his old enemy, the Morphs. Gaining the trust and assistance of the mysterious Ancients, Conrad must fight off the Morph invasion, not knowing whom he can trust.
The game uses fully polygonal graphics for both character models and environment. The camera changes angles depending on the location of the player character, similar to the Alone in the Dark series. Conrad can use various weapons to eliminate the enemies and will also have to solve some puzzles on the way. He can not, however, perform as many moves as in Flashback; he can't climb or jump, and the only way he can potentially avoid being shot by enemies is by ducking.
- "Project Morphs" -- Early working title
- "Flashback 3D" -- Informal title
- "Crossfire " -- Working title
Part of the Following Groups
|a worthy FlashBack sequel and a TombRaider predecessor||DOS||Boston Low (93)|
|A letdown||PlayStation||ETJB (447)|
The Press Says
|Coming Soon Magazine||DOS||Jan 13, 1996||89 out of 100||89|
|PC Joker||DOS||Sep, 1995||89 out of 100||89|
|PC Games (Germany)||DOS||Sep, 1995||87 out of 100||87|
|World Village (Gamer's Zone)||DOS||1997||80|
|Absolute Playstation||PlayStation||Jul, 1996||8 out of 10||80|
|NowGamer||PlayStation||Jun 28, 1999||7.6 out of 10||76|
|Power Play||DOS||Sep, 1995||74 out of 100||74|
|IGN||PlayStation||Nov 21, 1996||7 out of 10||70|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||DOS||Dec, 1995||70|
|All Game Guide||PlayStation||1998||70|
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DeathThe game has over a dozen different deaths for our intrepid hero, ranging from simple "getting shot", to "ejected into vacuum", to "melted by a Morph blob", to "zapped by electro-barriers", to "chomped by the tentacle", and much more.
DemoAccording to the website, was "Internet Top demo download for ten consecutive weeks."
PackagingPackaged in an briefcase shaped box.
Information also contributed by Kasey Chang
Related Web Sites
- Wikipedia: Fade to Black (Information about Fade to Black at Wikipedia)