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Another World and Flashback offered together for the very first time

Two true classics in one package

Paris, September 11, 2019 - The French publisher Microids and its partners, The Digital Lounge and Dotemu, are proud to bring together for the very first time two video game masterpieces. Today’s players will be able to enjoy on modern platforms the legendary Flashback, created by Paul Cuisset, and the pioneering Another World™, developed by Eric Chahi! The twin pack will be released physically on November 21st 2019!

FLASHBACK

Often ranked in the top 100 games of all time, one of the world’s greatest action adventure game is back!

Story:

2142. After fleeing in a spaceship, the young scientist Conrad B. Hart wakes up with amnesia on Titan, a colonized satellite of Saturn. His enemies and kidnappers are hot on his heels and he must find his way back to Earth, all while defending himself from various dangers and preventing aliens from destroying the planet.

New content and features:

• For the first time, play the Director’s Cut version (2 exclusive cut scenes)
• White or pink? Choose one of the two historic colors of Conrad's T-shirt
• Play any level you’ve completed during the adventure
• Replay the cut scenes you’ve watched during the adventure
• Jukebox: enjoy the game’s music on demand
• Street Art Gallery: earn points during the adventure to unlock artworks
• Graphics filter and Post-FX
• Remastered music and sound effects
• A brand new “Rewind” function which lasts for different lengths of time, depending on the difficulty level
• Tutorials

ANOTHER WORLD™ (OUT OF THIS WORLD)

Also known as “Out Of This World” in the United States and “Outer World” in Japan, Another World™ has developed a cult status among critics and gamers for its innovative gameplay and avant-garde cinematography.

Story:

Another World™ recounts the adventures of Lester Knight Chaykin, a young scientist who travels through time and space when a nuclear experiment goes wrong. He arrives on another planet, where he will have to fight for survival, surrounded by hostile creatures. He will befriend an alien and only by working together, they will regain their freedom. You’ll need to be logical and highly skilled to overcome this adventure’s obstacles.

Content of the 20th Anniversary edition:

• HD visuals, faithful to the original designs
• 3 levels of difficulty: Normal, Difficult (the original game’s level) and Hardcore
• A more immersive experience: choose between the remastered soundtrack and FX, the original sounds and the original CD soundtrack
• Upgrade from the original graphics to FULL HD
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The Another World and Flashback compilation will be physically released on the 21st of November 2019 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

Comments

That's a great pair to put together. I wonder which version of Flashback it is.

The original. I checked the official eShop page for the game and the screenshots show it's the older original rather than the subpar XBLA remake from a few years back I remember Microsoft did sponsored LPs for (there was this one week back in 2013 I believe where a lot of YouTubers were asked by Microsoft to do a paid promotion for "The Summer of XBLA" where for one week they'd play certain games that were coming to the service like the Flashback remake, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, and some punk rock beat-em-up that looked interesting but I never checked it out myself).

But I mean, from which console (or PC?)

I grew up playing Flashback on the SNES and really enjoyed it, but I heard the Genesis version was better in some regards.

It says on the page you can play it in either a classic or "modern" mode. Classic seems to be a straight port of the Genesis version, while the "modern" mode uses remastered sound and music, new graphics filters, and a rewind function similar to what the NES and SNES Switch Online games have.

Thanks! That's good to know!

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