The Italian Job

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PlayStation
69
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Windows
57
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Description

Based on the 1969 British film The Italian Job starring Michael Caine, this third-person mission-based racing game offers 16 missions, 50 levels, five game modes, two "free ride" levels, and an eight-player party mode. With a simple four-key control scheme, you'll race as Charlie Croker across London, Turin, and the Alps in the main event, unlocking missions as you go, with an eye on the prize of a four million dollar gold bullion heist at journey's end. Fifteen vehicles are available in the The Italian Job, including three classic Mini-Cooper S cars, 4x4s, and a motor coach.

Gameplay involves finding shortcuts and eluding police and Mafia heavies through sewers, around city streets, and across rooftops, thwarting capture by keeping your license plate number hidden from your pursuers as you follow onscreen arrow prompts.

Screenshots

The Italian Job Windows Wrecked
The Italian Job Windows Missions have nice cut-scenes
The Italian Job Windows Destructor - knock down the cones
The Italian Job Windows Slide

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User Reviews

Sort of like the classic "Driver"...sort of. Windows kbmb (399)

Critic Reviews

Worth Playing PlayStation Jun 30, 2002 8 out of 10 80
GamersMark PlayStation Jun 06, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Game Revolution PlayStation Jun, 2002 B- 67
PC Gamer Windows Nov, 2002 62 out of 100 62
ActionTrip Windows Apr 26, 2002 61 out of 100 61
GamesFirst! PlayStation Jun 15, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameZone PlayStation May 30, 2002 6 out of 10 60
GameStar (Germany) Windows May, 2002 59 out of 100 59
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Jul 22, 2002 11 out of 20 55
Game Over Online Windows Sep 25, 2002 39 out of 100 39

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