Ricochet

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 14 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.3.SW
  • Total Downloads:
    195,034
  • Date Added:
    July 31, 2003
  • File Size:
    8.36MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    6
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/NT/2000

Editors' Review

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Taking the classic game of Breakout and turning it on its ear, Ricochet is outstanding arcade fun. There's no learning curve--just keep the ball bouncing and blast away the space-age bricks. A vast collection of board patterns and uniquely behaving blocks keep the simple game from going stale. The slick 3D graphics and thumping electronic soundtrack keep things lively as well. The most addictive aspect of the game, however, is the vast array of power-ups. Any busted brick could unleash a bomb, laser gun, or fireball to get the job done that much faster. The only big downside is that the game is save-disabled, meaning you have to start with the beginning rounds each time you play.
 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"one of the best arkanoid"

April 12, 2011  |  By tuko52

 |  Version: Ricochet 1.3.SW

Pros

i love it one of the best arkanoid

Cons

nononononono

Summary

if you like arkanoid get it

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3 stars

"Great graphics, nice twist on old classic"

April 12, 2008  |  By shilditch

 |  Version: Ricochet 1.3.SW

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1 stars

"it work well in my computer"

October 01, 2007  |  By ChenPerry

 |  Version: Ricochet 1.3.SW

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1 stars

"Great Game, Scammed on purchasing Key Code, Out $20"

April 23, 2007  |  By ExcelsiorA

 |  Version: Ricochet 1.3.SW

Pros

The demo was great! I loved it. So, I bought it by choosing the purchase option in the game. However, I never received the key code or any email confirmations. As best I can tell, there is no way to tell what the key code is.

Sure enough, I bought a new computer. Now I'm stuck because I have to pay the fee again to get a registered version or the new computer.

I contacted Reflexive, who produces the game, and explained that the vendor I paid is not replying. Apparently Reflexive leases the game out to outside vendors to collect the money.

The vendor is SoftWrap.

This is Reflexive's exact response:

"SoftWrap and Reflexive are two separate companies. You will need to contact SoftWrap for further assistance."

As you can see, ABSOLUTELY NO HELP.

Issue is unresolved.

If you dont mind paying $20 over and over again, then I'd say purchase the game.

They'll screw you.

Cons

The demo was great! I loved it. So, I bought it by choosing the purchase option in the game. However, I never received the key code or any email confirmations. As best I can tell, there is no way to tell what the key code is.

Sure enough, I bought a new computer. Now I'm stuck because I have to pay the fee again to get a registered version or the new computer.

I contacted Reflexive, who produces the game, and explained that the vendor I paid is not replying. Apparently Reflexive leases the game out to outside vendors to collect the money.

The vendor is SoftWrap.

This is Reflexive's exact response:

"SoftWrap and Reflexive are two separate companies. You will need to contact SoftWrap for further assistance."

As you can see, ABSOLUTELY NO HELP.

Issue is unresolved.

If you dont mind paying $20 over and over again, then I'd say purchase the game.

They'll screw you.

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5 stars

"Best Arcade Game, EVER!"

October 31, 2006  |  By drshi

 |  Version: Ricochet 1.3.SW

Pros

I've been playing the full version virtually every day for two years and it never gets old because members have access to an infinite number of downloadable user-made rounds that just keep coming and coming -- constantly pushing the envelope in what seems like a limitless range of astounding graphic and dynamic possibilities. It's as stable as a rock, with plenty of flexibility to permit user-creators to make their own rules. I've never stuck with a game this long and still see no end in sight to my interest. I just keep reaching for it during break time like an old friend who you never know what they're gonna come up with next. If you don't love this game, I feel sorry for you.

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5 stars

"For its size the graphic are amazing."

July 02, 2006  |  By Iceha

 |  Version: Ricochet 1.3.SW

Pros

The graphic and ever changing game play are the true sellers. It seams every level intro duces a new challenge or new weapons. Ever level is a new adventure.

Cons

None, Truely a game for all ages and skill levels.

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5 stars

"A nice change."

January 01, 2005

 |  Version: Ricochet 1.3.SW

Summary

I just found this download, and decided to give it a try. It's really fun.

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5 stars

"They should put it in the olympics. jk!"

November 30, 2004

 |  Version: Ricochet 1.3.SW

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5 stars

"The Greatest!"

November 19, 2004

 |  Version: Ricochet 1.3.SW

Summary

Bought the full version and loved it! I also got the 5th level and loved it, but now that I had to reformat the computer, I can't find level 5 anymore.

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5 stars

"Great Game!! Tricky!"

October 26, 2004

 |  Version: Ricochet 1.3.SW

Summary

A great game that moves along pretty well. The challenge gets greater as you get up in the levels of the purchased version. Thats right, I bought it! And it is worth the $20!

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Reflexive Entertainment
Publisher web site http://www.ReflexiveArcade.com
Release Date July 31, 2003
Date Added July 31, 2003
Version 1.3.SW
Category
Category Games
Subcategory Arcade Games
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/NT/2000
Download Information
File Size 8.36MB
File Name Ricochet.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 195,034
Downloads Last Week 6
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Save, time, level limited
Price $20

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