This article is about the ESPN game, ‘Return Man’. It’s a cool, simple game.
The objective of the game is to field the kick (which is automatic), run down the pitch, avoid the tacklers from the opposing team, and get that all important touchdown! Basically, your defending blockers do A LOT of the work for you. They’re charging up the pitch, blocking the opposing players and trying to create a path for you to run through and get a touchdown.
CONTROLS – The controls for this game are really simple, there are three main controls, which are, I, for running forward, J, for running left, and L, for running right. As you get a little further into the game, you will start to use a few more characters, you use A, S and D for some cool feature moves that will help you get up the field easier, avoid your opponents, and get that touchdown.
GAME PLAY – You start the game with 4 possessions, which basically act as lives. Obviously once you fail to make a touchdown and get tackled, one of those possessions will be removed. As you get further through the game you can earn extra possessions, same objective can be seen in eighth version of the game at official blog. A really helpful feature of this game is the lightning symbol, which is located somewhere on the field. If you find, and run through this lightning bolt symbol, it gives you a huge speed boost for a couple of seconds and it really does help!
In terms of scoring, basically it calculates how many yards you have ran and times that number by ten, for example if you run 87 yards, you get a score of 870, plus any kind of bonus points that you accumulate, there are also five trophy levels, which start at 8000 points and ends with 42000 points.
As you progress through the game, you will unlock some really cool and helpful features. The feature moves are Juke, Hurdle, and Afterburner, you can only use these moves once per game.They become really helpful as the game progresses as each level obviously becomes more difficult. They all provide a stunning move to use on your opponents, for example the first move that you unlock is Juke, where you can sidestep an opponent.
Well that about wraps it up, you may also try to play the most popular version of the game, which is third and it is free on the official site. I hope you all enjoy the game as much as I do! If you would like to play Return man 4 Linebacker please visit this link.