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Return Fire

MobyRank MobyScore
3DO
83
3.3
PlayStation
77
3.3
Windows
63
3.4
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Description

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.

Screenshots

Return Fire 3DO Tank shoots the 3DO logo.
Return Fire Windows Level selector screen, single player level 2 Cross Hair
Return Fire 3DO Pause screen message.  Because playing Return Fire is *exactly* like being in the Army.
Return Fire Windows The Mineland, you only have a jeep at your disposal.. what a cruel joke

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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)

The Press Says

GamePro (US) PlayStation Apr, 1996 5 out of 5 100
Video Games & Computer Entertainment 3DO Apr, 1995 10 out of 10 100
Game Players 3DO Apr, 1995 90 out of 100 90
Pelit Windows Jul, 1996 81 out of 100 81
MAN!AC 3DO 1994 81 out of 100 81
All Game Guide 3DO 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
IGN PlayStation Nov 25, 1996 7 out of 10 70
PC Player (Germany) Windows Jun, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
High Score Windows Sep, 1996 3 out of 5 60
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Aug, 1996 46 out of 100 46

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Strategy Guide 5 Guy Chapman (1745)
Jul 06, 2007
Map editor 2 Daniel Saner (2473)
Jun 14, 2007

Trivia

The game features a classic music score, including Richard Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries when using the helicopter (think Apocalypse Now), In the Hall of the Mountain King by Grieg with the ASV and Mars - The Bringer of War by Gustav Holst for the tank. The jeep features two songs: Flight of the Bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and the popular William Tell Overture by Gioacchino Rossini when a flag is being carried.

The introduction is a piece from Verdi's Dies Irae and the player is greeted by a portion of Handel's Hallelujah chorus from his Messiah oratorio when completes a level.

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Contributed to by greatguru (115), Opipeuter (16479) and Rebel_lord (34)