Gamers talking about Return Man

Posted on November 5, 2016 By

Return Man is a variant on the well-liked series and also a great game in the ESPN’s line of football games. The game brings all the fun as well as excitement of one being a wide receiver in NFL to your computer’s screen. It’s your goal to avoid the defenders just by weaving in and out of the traffic, run on the perfect route and then top it all with a touchdown catch!


Game play

Return Man game is a fun and easy-to-play. Your primary goal is very simple; catch the touchdown passes. When you line up, you’re given a route to run which can be hitches, posts, drags or fades. Your task is to make your way up to the yellow circle where the ball is thrown. However, this task is not easy. This is because you have several defenders whom you’ve to avoid and also beat to the football. The best way of running on the proper route is by following the conveniently-placed green dots which shows you exactly how to run the route. Once you’re to the proper location, you should be ready to catch the ball! In case you’re unable to catch the pass, don’t worry because you have 5 attempts per play.

High Scores:

While playing, you’re given a score which is based on your performances. Did you manage to catch the pass? How many green dots did you manage to hit? These are the factors which are considered in the final score. After the game is over, you will see your final score and then have an option of uploading it to the ESPN’s high scores list. Even if you don’t choose to upload the score, it shall still be a great way to compare your performance with your friends and then compete to emerge the best!


I: Run forward
K: Run back

J: Run left
L: Run Right
SPACE BAR: Catch Pass

NOTE: More moves will be unlocked by clearing levels
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Tips and Tricks

While playing this game, there are several strategies which could be useful for new players. Firstly, you have to note the importance of following green dots while running through the routes. Running proper routes will allow you to get to the throw locations with perfect timing and then gain nice bonuses in your score. In addition, following green routes allows you to properly avoid the defenders and find a hole in the defense thus guaranteeing a perfect catch. Furthermore, make sure that you constantly press the catch buttons! If you can manage to press the button with proper timing, you’re sure to catch it.


Age Rating

Return Man is a game which is suitable for all ages. It’s a great option for the children or parents who love football. There’s no language or violence associated with this game. It’s a great game to aid children in learning about football or just as a fun activity in the afternoon. It’s highly recommended for parents and children to play this game together since it can serve as family fun!


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