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The Hunt for Red October

Critic Score User Score
Amiga
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3.0
ZX Spectrum
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Atari ST
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Description

Based on the movie of the same name which was adapted from the best-seller by Tom Clancy. As Jack Ryan (a CIA officer) you must find out if Red October's mission is to DEFECT and if that is the situation try to prevent a possible deadly war. Red October is Russia's top secret nuclear missile submarine which is heading West on her maiden voyage...

The game is divided into 5 different action sequences in which you must perform various abilities like jumping from a helicopter, navigating big and small submarines through deep and narrow channels while trying to avoid from many obstacles.

Screenshots

The Hunt for Red October DOS First Level - try to deliver Jack safely near the submarine...
The Hunt for Red October Commodore 64 Avoiding the rockets...
The Hunt for Red October Amstrad CPC Title screen
The Hunt for Red October Commodore 64 High Scores...

Alternate Titles

  • "The Hunt for Red October - The Movie" -- Commodore 64 media title
  • "Hunt for Red October II" -- DOS media title

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Critic Reviews

Commodore Format Commodore 64 Jan, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Amiga Joker Amiga Apr, 1991 56 out of 100 56
Zzap! Commodore 64 Apr, 1991 40 out of 100 40
Zzap! Amiga Apr, 1991 39 out of 100 39
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Amiga Jun, 1991 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Commodore 64 Jun, 1991 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Jun, 1991 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari ST Jun, 1991 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Apr, 1991 2.8 out of 12 23
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Apr, 1991 2.8 out of 12 23

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Contributed to by NGC 5194 (17291), Martin Smith (63068) and Accatone (5183)