16-bit sci-fi classic Flashback is getting (another) sequel – Eurogamer.net

Coming to PC and consoles next year.

Designer Microids has actually revealed it’s dealing with a direct follow up to 16-bit sci-fi timeless Flashback – something of an unexpected announcement, given it already has one.The original Flashback, launched by Delphine Software in 1992, followed the distant future adventures of agent Conrad B. Hart on the trail of shapeshifting aliens trying to infiltrate human society – an investigation that, just like Delphine’s earlier Another World, took the type of a platform-puzzler, total with noticeably cinematic rotoscoped visuals.Flashback showed to

be enough of a hit that, in 1995, it got a sequel titled Fade to Black, which took the series into complete 3D for some third-person adventuring-and it even got the 2.5 D remake treatment, albeit one that wasn’t especially popular , in 2013. Flashback as it appeared for its 25th anniversary re-release in 2018. Now, with Flashback’s 30th anniversary

looming, French publisher Microids has revealed it’s working on a new sequel, which

, despite the existence of Fade to Black, it’s calling Flashback 2. Whether it’ll see a return to the retro rotoscoped beauty of the original, or something more along the lines of its relatively new-fangled successors, remains to be seen-as does basically whatever else provided the restricted information in Microids’statement tweet. What we do know, though, is that it’s planned to launch on PC and unspecified consoles a long time next year, and that additional information will be shared in due course.

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