Return Fire

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Return Fire is the spiritual successor to Fire Power and it fits in both the strategy and action genres. You can take control of one of 4 vehicles, a jeep, helicopter, tank and a missile launching vehicle (but actually called The Armoured Support Vehicle (ASV).

There are are two ways to win, the easier one would be to capture the enemy's flag by bringing it to your bunker with the frail Jeep. This is the main objective. The other way to win is to destroy your enemy, a secondary objective.


Return Fire 3DO Pick your vehicle of war.
Return Fire Windows The flag has been found!
Return Fire Windows Take that!
Return Fire 3DO Pause screen message.  Because playing Return Fire is *exactly* like being in the Army.

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User Reviews

Seek and Destroy! Windows Kurt Murphy (5)
One of my all time favourites Windows James Walter (242)
Simple concept, brilliant execution: designers take note. Windows kyuzo (18)

Critic Reviews

Game Players PlayStation May, 1996 83 out of 100 83
MAN!AC 3DO 1994 81 out of 100 81
Pelit Windows Jul, 1996 81 out of 100 81
Video Games & Computer Entertainment PlayStation Apr, 1996 8 out of 10 80
GameFan Magazine PlayStation Mar, 1996 77 out of 100 77
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Dec, 1996 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Joker Windows Jun, 1996 69 out of 100 69
High Score Windows Sep, 1996 3 out of 5 60
Computer Games Magazine Windows 1996 2.5 out of 5 50
Privat Computer PC Windows 1996 46 out of 100 46


Topic # Posts Last Post
Strategy Guide 5 Guy Chapman (1743)
Jul 06, 2007
Map editor 2 Daniel Saner (2596)
Jun 14, 2007


Following the release of the game on the 3DO and Playstation systems, a version was planned for release on the Sega Saturn. Developer Prolific ported the code over and in fact even completed the game. However at that time, a version of the Sega Saturn system named the "Hi-Saturn" and manufactured by Hitachi was released. The system wasn't always compatible with existing games and so Prolific was asked to make sure the upcoming Return Fire would be compatible with this variant of the system. While making the necessary changes for the Hi-Saturn, the Sega Saturn's future as a profitable platform came under doubt and Return Fire, already finished, was canceled.

In 2003, began to do research on unreleased games and contacted Prolific about the title. They were sent a fully functional Sega Saturn CD version of the game to test.

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