‘Flashback 2’ footage confirms return of 1998 franchise coming this year

The first 'Flashback' is all about platforming and shapeshifting aliens

Summer Game Fest has unveiled Flashback 2, with it set to release in winter of this year on all platforms besides the Nintendo Switch, which is scheduled to launch later.

The game is set to come to PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

You can see the first footage below:

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The original Flashback was released in 1998, and is a science fiction platform game, like the upcoming sequel. Set in the 22nd century, the first game was all about shapeshifter aliens called Morphs that infiltrate human society.

Developed by MicroidsFlashback 2 is a direct sequel to the first game in the franchise, picking up where it left off.

Very little was revealed about Flashback 2 at Summer Game Fest, although it will be releasing this year. So far at Summer Game Fest, The Callisto Protocol has had some new footage and Guile was shown off for Street Fighter 6.

The Last Of Us Part 1. Credit: Naughty Dog.
The Last Of Us Part 1. Credit: Naughty Dog.

Check out every other Summer Game Fest announcement here, or anything announced during the Summer Of Gaming 2022 here as well. Naughty Dog also ended up finally announcing its The Last Of Us remake, which is set to release this September on PS5.

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The announcement of the game also outlined what players can expect to change with the remake too: “Enjoy a total overhaul of the original experience, faithfully reproduced but incorporating modernised gameplay, improved controls and expanded accessibility options. Plus, feel immersed with improved effects and enhanced exploration and combat.”

In other news, Battlestate Games has shared plenty of details on Escape From Tarkov Arena – including how gear will work, how beta testers will be selected, and information on the maps available at launch. You can also read about Tarkov‘s next patch right here.

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