Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Alec Meer)

The CV of Paul Cuisset, lead designer of Flashback (plus the oft-infuriating but semi-brilliant Future Wars), is a bewildering one. King of the world after Flashback, surely, yet his follow-up to it was Shaq Fu. While that no doubt bought him a mansion made of solid gold basketballs, his titles since suggest a slow decline, with his once-great studio Delphine Software International closing down in 2004. Follow-up company VectorCell met an abrupt end in 2008 after a Flashback remake and disastrous horror game AMY failed to generate requisite digital funbucks.

I would have predicted a Kickstarter any moment now, but looks like he’s instead gone traditional and partnered up with a publisher for his next effort, Subject 13, which is billed as a return to his acclaimed sci-fi adventure roots. … [visit site to read more]

Product Release - Valve
Flashback is Now Available on Steam

It’s not a reboot. It’s Flashback re-imagined. The original Core-Team revamped their own creation, leveraging the best of today’s technology while remaining true to the classic side-scroller that set the standards of the genre in the 90’s.

20 years after the original game’s launch, Conrad is enlisted back to active service for the triumphant return of one of the most acclaimed franchises in gaming history.

Shacknews - Steve Watts
The Flashback remake, having gone through its requisite exclusivity period from the Summer of Arcade promotion, is preparing itself for a PC release. It's set to launch on October 1, with a PlayStation 3 release date still unconfirmed.
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