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Flashback is a remake of Flashback: The Quest for Identity and follows the same main plot as the original with enhancements in graphics, new dialogue, plot twists, and voice acting. In general, the gameplay may be treated as identical to the original, but it is essentially enhanced as follows:
  • wearing the goggles to access detective mode, where enemies and obstacles are temporarily highlighted;
  • arcade air bike riding mission is introduced;
  • aiming system is now 360 degrees;
  • protagonist receives the experience for his actions to increase the character's level;
  • level provides the points to improve one of three skills such as aiming, power, and vitality;
  • 8 upgrades for each of 6 character's abilities are scattered on the levels;
  • Virtual Reality missions allow the protagonist to master his combat techniques and get an extra experience;
  • certain number of Morph Eyes should be eliminated on each level to gain a skill point;
  • hand-drawn art from the original has been redrawn as 2.5D;
  • achievements have been added.
It also includes the 1993 Flashback version, which can be played on the Arcade machine available from the main menu.


Flashback Windows Ready to break the camera from not defensed side.
Flashback Windows Getting the job.
Flashback Windows Title screen
Flashback Windows Exterminating the droids.

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4Players.de Xbox 360 Aug 21, 2013 78 out of 100 78
4Players.de PlayStation 3 Aug 21, 2013 78 out of 100 78
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Windows Aug 21, 2013 7 out of 10 70
Official XBox Magazine Xbox 360 Aug 21, 2013 6.5 out of 10 65
IGN Windows Aug 21, 2013 5.8 out of 10 58
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox 360 Aug 21, 2013 5 out of 10 50
Chip Power Play Xbox 360 Nov, 2013 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
videogamer.com Xbox 360 Aug 21, 2013 4 out of 10 40
Digital Spy Xbox 360 Aug 21, 2013 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Joystiq Xbox 360 Aug 22, 2013 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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