A futuristic action game that challenges your agility as well as your aim, Ricochet features one-on-one and team matches played in a variety of futuristic battle arenas.
User reviews:
Recent:
Mostly Positive (57 reviews) - 71% of the 57 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Mostly Positive (1,927 reviews) - 79% of the 1,927 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 1, 2000

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"Valve can't make a bad game they said."

About This Game

A futuristic action game that challenges your agility as well as your aim, Ricochet features one-on-one and team matches played in a variety of futuristic battle arenas.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux

    Minimum: 500 mhz processor, 96mb ram, 16mb video card, Windows XP, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection

    Recommended: 800 mhz processor, 128mb ram, 32mb+ video card, Windows XP, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection

    Minimum: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.3, 1GB RAM, 4GB Hard Drive Space,NVIDIA GeForce 8 or higher, ATI X1600 or higher, or Intel HD 3000 or higher Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection
    Minimum: Linux Ubuntu 12.04, Dual-core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz, 1GB Memory, nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeaon HD2600/3600 (Graphic Drivers: nVidia 310, AMD 12.11), OpenGL 2.1, 4GB Hard Drive Space, OpenAL Compatible Sound Card
Customer reviews
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Recent:
Mostly Positive (57 reviews)
Overall:
Mostly Positive (1,927 reviews)
Recently Posted
TN Slopz
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 27
Product received for free
its fun u should play it
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Black_Rifles_Matter
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
No1 plays it , so unless you have friends i'd suggest not buying it.
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standardkiller
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
No servers, or people playing.
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I am the danger
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 25
10/10 Master Piese!!!!!!
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Duck Hunt-Pr0
( 684.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 23
The amount of hours i spent playing this mod is sickening to look back at. Sadly, it seems to have died out quite a while back. And is pretty crappy IF playing on servers that doesn't run a thirdparty patch.

It was good times though.
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Marduk
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 22
Better than your trash game.
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Snail
( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 21
Ricochet is one of the must fun games I've ever played. Too bad it's multiplayer only and almost no one plays it.

Seriously might buy it for people if they hit me up about it. This game really needs new players in it.
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Milking Man
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 21
Its 2016 this game is more dead than Princess Diana
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Dank.exe
( 1.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 19
2mlg4me


10/10 - IGN
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
15 of 18 people (83%) found this review helpful
11 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
Today i found people playing Richochet. This is the greatest moment in my whole life.
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
Richochet is Valves masterpiece and has a very in-depth story about a couple of guys throwing discs at eachother on platforms.

Jokes aside the game is pretty fun and hard to master, 5 servers with like 3 people on one server.

Forgotten game that no one knows about, so sad :(
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 19
2mlg4me


10/10 - IGN
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
Ricochet Is Awsome I Cant Bellive It Is Almost Dead please get it i love this game
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 4
Ricochet is perhaps the Game i've ever played. The first time I started this game, I was blown right away by the Main Menu art and the background score and I knew it that it would keep me hooked until the end, and it did.

This Game is not your regular game as it's quite challenging, perfect for me but some casual players may find it difficult to play because this game severely punishes you for your mistakes. Initially it took me a while to get used to the controls because you cannot re-map them, it's not a big deal but it would be great if we could.

The Visuals are breathtaking as you will just stop by and gape at the gorgeous art for minutes. The Audio department did a great job in making the high quality sounds, even minute sounds can be heard clearly. You may get frustrated in certain parts but it's the beautiful sountracks that encourages and keeps you going, and thats an important aspect of a game. They are so beautiful that you just wanna die in peace listening to them. The Dialogues are mystically unique, they don't actually make any sense but they sound so cool. The letdown is that they reused most of the same dialogues in some scenes.

Coming to the story, its very emotional and may make you cry easy peasy. Its not complex as The Walking Dead or something but its a Heart touching story. I hate to admit this but tears came to my eyes at the ending, and I'm sure that I'm not the only one.

So yeah, every aspect of the game is damn-near perfect. Do yourself a favor and get this Masterpiece, it's worth every penny.


TL;DR:

Pros:
Fluid Gameplay
Heart touching Story
Breathtaking Visuals
Cool Dialogues
Beautiful level design
Animation variety
Amazing Soundtracks by Gareth Coker
Cons:
Reused Dialogues
Cannot remap controls
Maybe too difficult for some?
Can't return to some areas
Glitchy Leaderboard
Bash Skill control using Keyboard

Simply put, it's a Masterpiece

10/10
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
Waiting for Ricochet 2.

10/10
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 22
Better than your trash game.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 6
Not a soul in sight... The game is dead.
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
I hate Karl Marx
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
Without a doubt the best game valve has done.
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