Microïds and Paul Cuisset announced that Flashback, the classic action-adventure game consistently ranked among the best 100 games of all time, will be available on Nintendo Switch starting on June 7th, 2018. Check out the teaser trailer they released to announce the game, followed by more details:
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Super Nintendo version of the game, Microïds is releasing a Collector’s Edition (in Europe and Australia), which includes the game in a physical edition, a retro cartridge style metal case, an exclusive numbered metal card, a 24-page retro-style instruction booklet, the digital soundtrack (remastered), all as seen below. Pre-orders are now open!
Also of interest in this Nintendo Switch version of Flashback, players will be able to choose between the original 1993 gaming experience or a more Modern mode, which contains:
- Post-FX graphics filter
- Completely remastered sound and music
- A brand new “Rewind” function, variable according to the level of difficulty
- Tutorials for those who need a leg up
2142. After fleeing from a spaceship, but stripped of all memory, the young scientist Conrad B. Hart awakens on Titan, a colonized moon of the planet Saturn. His enemies and kidnappers 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.
Flashback will be available from June 7th, 2018 on the Nintendo E-shop and in retail with the 25th Anniversary Collector’s Edition. The game is entirely subtitled in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and is rated PEGI 12.