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Jagged Alliance: Flashback

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Developer: Full Control
Release Date: Late 2014

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'Jagged Alliance: Flashback' Kickstarter Campaign Adds Classic Pack

by Rainier on April 30, 2013 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT

Based on the popular Jagged Alliance series, Jagged Alliance: Flashback is not just a reboot, but a reset that returns the franchise to the tactical turn-based action of the original games.

Set in the mid-1980s on the Caribbean Island of San Christobal, Jagged Alliance: Flashback transports players back in time to the cold war era. They are to experience the events surrounding the foundation of A.I.M. the international mercenary organization. A destabilizing coup d’état establishes a powerful socialist regime. A hard-line fanatic U.S.S.R. General seizes the opportunity to establish a military base right under the nose of the U.S. Under the secret orders of the CIA, players must re-stabilize the balance of power in the region, restore the democratic government of San Christobal and drive out the U.S.S.R. presence by any means necessary.

Gameplay features will emphasize the core pillars that made the original games great: deep strategy, thrilling action and character RPG elements.

Development studio Full Control announced today that it has partnered with Humble Bundle to give each backer of the Jagged Alliance: Flashback Kickstarter campaign a copy of the limited-edition Jagged Alliance Classic Pack. Upon successful completion of project funding, all backers who have contributed $5 or more will receive a collection of Jagged Alliance titles, including Jagged Alliance, Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games, Jagged Alliance 2 and Jagged Alliance 2: Unfinished Business in English. Additionally, the Classic Pack features Windows 7 support – a first for the franchise. 

All Jagged Alliance Classic Packs will be distributed through Humble Bundle a few weeks after Kickstarter funding is successfully reached. The DRM free Windows, Mac and Linux versions of Jagged Alliance: Flashback will also be shipped through Humble Bundle to backers who pledged $25 or more upon commercial launch of the title in 2014. To contribute funds and qualify for the Jagged Alliance Classic Pack, please visit the kickstarter campaign.

“We are excited to be able to offer our Kickstarter supporters this valuable, limited edition Classic Pack to keep them entertained during the full development phase of Jagged Alliance: Flashback”, said Thomas Lund, CEO of Full Control. “Humble Bundle is a great partner, and we are grateful for their support during the funding phase of what we know will be an excellent addition to the Jagged Alliance brand”. 


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