Flashback: The Quest for Identity

Original Platform: Amiga - Alias: Flashback

Flashback: The Quest For Identity is a sci-fi platformer/action-adventure published by U.

Year1993
GenreAction
Rating4.5

91/100 based on 8 editorial reviews. Add your vote

PublisherU.S. Gold
DeveloperDelphine Software
OS supportedWindows XP, 2000 & Windows 7, MacOS X 10.6+
Updated17 July 2019
TAGSamiga original game cinematic cyberpunk platform puzzle-solving science fiction shoot em up

Game Review

Flashback: The Quest For Identity is a sci-fi platformer/action-adventure published by U.S. Gold, and developed by Delphine Software. The game is the brainchild of Paul Cuisset, creator of Future Wars, who wrote, designed and programmed parts of it.

The game was first released in 1992 for the Amiga, but has since been ported to on MS-DOS, SNES, Sega Genesis, Sega CD, 3DO, Macintosh, FM Towns, and the Atari Jaguar. A remake was made for Xbox Live Arcade in 2013.

Flashback is a cinematic platformer (much like Prince of Persia). The game is set in 2142. Our player character is Conrad B, an amnesiac. There are shooting and problem solving elements to the game. Much of the game is spent running and jumping, but some of it is spent solving puzzles and exploring. There are cutscenes with vector graphics, but in the CD versions these are replaced with 3D animations.

FLUX considers Flashback the 10th Best Game of All Time. Why does it deserve such accolades? Incredibly satisfying action, tight controls, and gorgeous graphics really put this game over the top. The atmosphere of the game is amazing. You can really connect with Conrad. It's certainly one of the best platforming games of all time.

Review by: Tasha
Published: 31 January 2017, 9:31 am


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Download Flashback: The Quest for Identity - Amiga Version

Amiga version 3.4 - Language: EN - Size: 9.07 Mb

Amiga version 3.4 - Language: EN - Size: 9.98 Mb

Flashback Amiga Italian version 3.4 - Language: IT - Size: 9.07 Mb

Amiga version 3.3 - Language: DE - Size: 9.06 Mb

Amiga version 3.3 - Language: FR - Size: 9.06 Mb

Amiga version 3.3 - Language: IT - Size: 7.43 Mb

Amiga version 3.3 - Language: FR - Size: 7.42 Mb

Amiga version 3.3 - Language: DE - Size: 7.43 Mb


Manuals, Music and more

Original PDF manual - Language: EN - Size: 7.51 Mb


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