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In this game you play the role of an American fighter pilot who is captured by the Germans during the second World War. The game is based on the film of the same name which was also based on true events. Your character is a computer generated version of Steve McQueen as are all the other actors for their characters.

The game play involves sneaking about the prison camp and interacting with other prisoners to obtain various items to aid you in your escape. The physics are identical to Conflict: Desert Storm. The game play shifts to all-out combat as well as the infamous motorbike chase.


The Great Escape Windows Main screen

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The Great Escape Screenshot
The Great Escape Screenshot
The Great Escape Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "二战风云:胜利大逃亡" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Великий побег" -- Russian spelling
  • "The Great Escape: Gesprengte Ketten" -- German title
  • "La Gran Evasion" -- Spanish title
  • "La grande évasion" -- French title

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User Reviews

Good story, with the gameplay letting down PlayStation 2 Simon Koetsier (436)

Critic Reviews

Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Windows Aug, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Over Online PlayStation 2 Sep 16, 2003 68 out of 100 68
GameZone Xbox Aug 04, 2003 6.2 out of 10 62
Game Chronicles PlayStation 2 Aug 26, 2003 6.1 out of 10 61
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Sep, 2003 59 out of 100 59
GamePro (US) Xbox Jul 21, 2003 2.5 out of 5 50 PlayStation 2 Sep 04, 2003 10 out of 20 50 (UK) PlayStation 2 Sep 18, 2003 4 out of 10 40
GamerDad Xbox Nov 04, 2003 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30 Xbox Aug 29, 2003 1 out of 5 20


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