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Syphon Filter (PlayStation)

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Description

Gabriel Logan, one of the government's top covert agents, must neutralize the terrorists that threaten Washington D.C. and destroy a biological weapon that has been built to end the lives of millions of innocent people.

Syphon Filter is an action game played from the 3rd person. Players take the role of Gabiel Logan as well as other CBDC agents. To successfully complete the mission, players must utilize each of the character's skills accordingly. Logan is able to kneel, crouch, walk, roll, climb, jump and run to meet his objectives.

The action unfolds over thirteen missions that are chock full of dangers, hazards and puzzles.

Screenshots

Syphon Filter PlayStation Aiming at an unsuspecting terrorist - head-shots are the preferred killing method in Syphon Filter
Syphon Filter PlayStation Climbing
Syphon Filter PlayStation Intro - Lian examines someone infected with the virus
Syphon Filter PlayStation In the subway after a bomb exploded

Alternate Titles

  • "虹吸战士" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

Snake? Snake!? SNAAAKE! ...Or is Syphy Filter better than that? Reborn_Demon (124) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars

The Press Says

IGN Feb 17, 1999 9.5 out of 10 95
Freak Apr, 1999 94 out of 100 94
Gaming Entertainment Monthly Feb 01, 2001 94 out of 100 94
GameSpot Feb 12, 1999 9 out of 10 90
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Feb 17, 1999 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Power Unlimited Jun, 1999 8.6 out of 10 86
Meristation Oct 23, 1999 8.5 out of 10 85
Super Play Jul, 1999 84 out of 100 84
Game Revolution Feb, 1999 B+ 83
Aftonbladet Jul 06, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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Trivia

German version

In the German version, the in-game blood was re-coloured green. In the pre-rendered cutscenes, it was removed.

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Macintrash (2516) added Syphon Filter (PlayStation) on Apr 06, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Corn Popper (69521), GTramp (28619) and CrankyStorming (2626)