Are you passionate about NFL games? Playing American football is a great way to pass time and although there are not many games that focus on NFL; Return Man 6 by ESPN is among the best sports games that you can find online. Even if you are not an NFL fan you will still love the game because it is simple and easy to play and keeps you involved all the time. The player is the central character of the game that needs to clear certain obstacles to move on to the next level. With multiple control options and definitive goal it is an interesting arcade game that keeps you involved.
In this game, you have to dodge through the obstacles and certain highlighted spots, while going through the yellow position in order to make a catch and touchdown. The defenders in the game are trying to catch you so you have to dodge them in a limited time period. Strategic maneuvers and speed make the game interesting as players have to juggle between different controls to catch the ball and touchdown. There are certain factors that will make the game more interesting like:
- You get to unlock more abilities as you score higher.
- You need to enhance your speed to score more and to beat higher levels.
- With better abilities you can do different moves that help you to score higher.
- You get lightning bolt signs that help you move faster and earn bonus points.
- A single special ability can be used at a time, so be careful.
Return Man 6 is all about control and while there are many control options available, they are easy which makes the game interesting. Most of the controls are pretty standard. You can control the movement with ‘I’ key to Run Forward, ‘J’ key to Run Left, ‘K’ key to Run Backward, and ‘L’ key to Run Right. You can use the Spacebar to catch the ball. You can also control the movements by using the Arrow keys on the keyboard. To increase the Speed you need to use the ‘S’ key. The ‘A’ key is to make a jump catch and ‘D’ key is to dive ahead to get the ball.
There are 15 levels in the game and you have very short time to complete the challenge, which is to catch and ball, and without dropping it carry till the touchdown. As you continue moving to higher levels, the difficulty level increases and defenders will not allow you to finish your move. There are no missions in the game, so basically you have to keep running in a certain pattern provided, and ensure that you are not stopped by the defenders.
To do this you can use various tricks like:
- Catch the ball early to make a possession.
- Look out for the small lightning bolt icons to improve speed.
- Move left and right quickly to dodge the defenders.
So, start playing Return Man 6; an engrossing game of football from the comforts of the home!