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SpyHunter (PlayStation 2)

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Description

Evil multinational corporation, NOSTRA are ready to destroy the world and keep what's left, but as the Spy Hunter, it is the player's job to take them down, using all of the available weapons.

In this remake of the 1980's arcade game, the player must ride through seven real life locations in a G-6155 Interceptor, the most high tech car ever built. Weapons include built in machine guns, oil slicks, missiles and much more.

Two major things happen to the Interceptor: When it hits the water, it transforms into a speed boat. When shields dip lower then 50%, it transforms into a motorcycle or jet ski.

Screenshots

SpyHunter PlayStation 2 Mission Selection
SpyHunter PlayStation 2 Weapons Boat
SpyHunter PlayStation 2 Hit the ramp to grab the satcom.
SpyHunter PlayStation 2 Venice

Alternate Titles

  • "间谍猎手" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Spy Hunter. Охотник на дороге" -- Russian spelling (Russobit-M release)
  • "Spy Hunter" -- Alternate spelling

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User Reviews

daaaaaaaaaaaa dum, daaaaaaaaaaaaa, da dum!! Spy Hunter comes back with style. Kartanym (10785) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

The Press Says

Game industry News (GiN) 2001 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GamersMark Oct 08, 2001 9 out of 10 90
IGN Oct 02, 2001 8.9 out of 10 89
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2001 8.75 out of 10 88
PSX Extreme Oct 12, 2001 8.7 out of 10 87
The Video Game Critic Oct 16, 2001 B+ 83
GameZone Oct 15, 2001 8.3 out of 10 83
GamePro (US) Sep 20, 2001 4 out of 5 80
Super Play Oct, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 07, 2001 13 out of 20 65

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Trivia

The Spy Hunter theme song for the PlayStation2 version is performed by the band Saliva.

Related Web Sites

  • For Your Eyes Only (An Apple Games article about the Macintosh version of SpyHunter, with commentary being provided by TransGaming CEO Gavriel State (June, 2003).)
  • Midway Games (Official Midway website.)
Kartanym (10785) added SpyHunter (PlayStation 2) on Oct 03, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Corn Popper (69521), WildKard (12157) and Kartanym (10785)