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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 Windows The Tank
Return Fire Windows Vehicle Selection
Return Fire Windows Level selector screen, there are a few odd maps in the game
Return Fire Windows Level selector screen, single player level 2 Cross Hair

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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

Video Games & Computer Entertainment 3DO Apr, 1995 10 out of 10 100
Defunct Games 3DO Jul 23, 2005 89 out of 100 89
Video Games PlayStation May, 1996 85 out of 100 85
Mega Fun PlayStation May, 1996 83 out of 100 83
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jun, 1996 81 out of 100 81
Power Play Windows Jun, 1996 73 out of 100 73
IGN PlayStation Nov 25, 1996 7 out of 10 70
PC Player (Germany) Windows Jun, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
The Video Game Critic 3DO Feb 13, 2006 C 50
The Video Game Critic PlayStation Aug 12, 2009 C- 42


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Strategy Guide 5 Guy Chapman (1742)
Jul 06, 2007
Map editor 2 Daniel Saner (2757)
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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