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SpyHunter (PlayStation 2)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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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.


SpyHunter PlayStation 2 Title Screen
SpyHunter PlayStation 2 Mission Selection
SpyHunter PlayStation 2 Car-to-Boat Transformation
SpyHunter PlayStation 2 Hit the ramp to grab the satcom.

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 (10779) 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
IGN Oct 02, 2001 8.9 out of 10 89
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2001 8.75 out of 10 88
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
The Video Game Critic Oct 16, 2001 B+ 83
PSM Nov, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Super Play Oct, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Game Revolution Oct, 2001 B 75
Gamesmania Nov 02, 2001 73 out of 100 73
Peliplaneetta.net Nov 06, 2001 72 out of 100 72


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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 (10779) added SpyHunter (PlayStation 2) on Oct 03, 2001
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