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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 Title screen.
Return Fire Windows Armored Support Vehicle
Return Fire Windows Vehicle Selection
Return Fire 3DO Blowing up some installations with the helicopter.

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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

Game Players 3DO Apr, 1995 90 out of 100 90
GameFan Magazine 3DO Mar, 1995 86 out of 100 86
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jun, 1996 81 out of 100 81
All Game Guide 3DO 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameFan Magazine PlayStation Mar, 1996 77 out of 100 77
Power Unlimited 3DO Apr, 1996 7.5 out of 10 75
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Dec, 1996 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
High Score Windows Sep, 1996 3 out of 5 60
PC Player (Germany) Windows Jun, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
The Video Game Critic 3DO Feb 13, 2006 C 50

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Strategy Guide 5 Guy Chapman (1745)
Jul 06, 2007
Map editor 2 Daniel Saner (2472)
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 (16448) and Rebel_lord (34)