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  The cult game FLASHBACK will be out tomorrow on Nintendo Switch
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06/18/2018
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Discover its launch trailer!  

Paris – June 18th, 2018: To celebrate the European release of Flashback tomorrow - Tuesday June 19th - on Nintendo Switch, Microïds unveils the launch trailer of the game.

In the Nintendo Switch version of Flashback, players will be able to choose between the original 1993 gaming experience, including the original graphism and difficulty settings and Modern mode, which contains:

 

  • 6 Post-FX graphic filters that players can turn on or off on the fly
  • Completely remastered sound and music,
  • A brand new "Rewind" function, variable according to the level of difficulty,
  • Tutorials for those who need a boost!
 

Flashback the story:

2142. After fleeing from a space ship, but stripped of all memory, the young scientist Conrad B. Hart awakens on Titan, a colonised moon of the planet Saturn. His enemies and kidnapers are snapping at his heels, and he has to find a way back to Earth while warding off the dangers that beset him and unravelling a fiendish extra-terrestrial plot that threatens the planet…

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Super Nintendo version of game, Microïds is releasing a Collector's Edition, which includes the game in physical edition, a retro cartridge style metal case, an exclusive numbered metal card, a 24-page retro-style instruction booklet, the digital soundtrack (remastered version). Pre-orders are now open!

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About Microïds

Over the last few years, Microïds has built up a solid catalogue of games for PC and next-generation consoles. Its work with well-known studios and authors (Pendulo Studios, Eden Games, Paul Cuisset, Benoit Sokal...) and its adaptations of famous licences (Asterix and Obelix, Blacksad, Vertigo, Garfield....) have enabled it to reach a wide audience.

Always at the cutting edge, Microïds is plunging into new territory by developing several titles for the Nintendo Switch (Gear.Club Unlimited, Super Chariot, Flashback…).

About Paul Cuisset

Paul Cuisset is one of the most prolific French creators of video games in history. Co-founder of Delphine Software, he has been a programmer, game designer and scriptwriter on famous titles such as "Future Wars", "Operation Stealth", "Cruise for a Corpse”, "Moto Racer" and "Darkstone". In 1992, his classic action/adventure game "Flashback" entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the top-selling French video game in the world. In 2005, he founded the studio VectorCell, which developed "Amy" (PS3 and Xbox 360) and the HD remake of "Flashback” (PS3, Xbox 360 and PC). In 2015, he returned to the adventure genre with "Subject 13", released on PC/Mac, PS4 and Xbox One.