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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 Nice river
The Italian Job Windows Destructor - knock down the cones
The Italian Job Windows Driving a stolen car attracts the cop's attention.
The Italian Job Windows Missions have nice cut-scenes

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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
IGN PlayStation Jun 18, 2002 7.5 out of 10 75
GameZone Windows Sep 09, 2002 7.4 out of 10 74
GameSpot PlayStation May 02, 2002 7.3 out of 10 73
GamersMark PlayStation Jun 06, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Gamezone (Germany) PlayStation Oct 05, 2001 6.8 out of 10 68
IGN Windows Sep 23, 2002 6 out of 10 60
GamesFirst! PlayStation Jun 15, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameZone PlayStation May 30, 2002 6 out of 10 60
Pelit Windows Nov, 2003 58 out of 100 58

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