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Hunter Hunted (Windows)

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Description

The year is 2015. A race of technologically superior aliens known as the Masters have invaded many planets, exterminating or enslaving their population. The Earth has become a grim place, the few surviving humans working for the aliens in labor camps. The Minotaur-like inhabitants on the planet Kulrathe are herded into concentration camps, forced to play the cruel game "Hunter Hunted" to entertain aliens. The human Jake and Garathe Den, working independently, have to salvage car parts in order to construct a working vehicle and escape from the Masters' yoke.

Hunter Hunted is a side-scrolling platform action game. The player takes control of either Jake or Garathe Den. Both start unarmed, but over the course of the game they will acquire whips, guns, rocket launchers, and other weapons to protect themselves. The third dimension is integrated into the game, influencing its gameplay: the protagonists can step aside to avoid projectile attacks, as well as use doors to reach other areas. A two-player mode is included, with 20 head-to-head and 15 cooperative missions.

Screenshots

Hunter Hunted Windows Jake is standing outside a security room
Hunter Hunted Windows Sierra Logo
Hunter Hunted Windows Clinging onto a ceiling
Hunter Hunted Windows Multiplayer - Human vs. Beast

User Reviews

Is it beast, or is it man? *Katakis* (37800) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars
Nice PC Platform Action Adam Baratz (1352) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
A great game indeed. Tomer Gabel (4388) 3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars

The Press Says

PC Player (Denmark) 1997 80 out of 100 80
Privat Computer PC 1996 79 out of 100 79
Gamesmania 1996 70 out of 100 70
PC Games (Germany) Dec, 1996 70 out of 100 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 1997 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Joystick (French) Dec, 1996 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot Dec 17, 1996 7 out of 10 70
Computer Games Magazine 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Power Play Dec, 1996 56 out of 100 56
High Score Feb, 1997 2 out of 5 40

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Why is this listed as part of Metaltech? 3 אולג 小奥 (168688)
Sep 14, 2011

Trivia

References

It is clear that the planet of origins given for the "beast" Garathe Den's species, called Kullrathe in this game, is inspired by the catlike Kilrathi species, who come from the planet Kilrath, and who appear in the popular Wing Commander series of games.

Release

This was one of two games in Sierra's short-lived k.a.a. line of action games.

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robotriot (8637) added Hunter Hunted (Windows) on Jan 02, 2000