WinBack: Covert Operations (PlayStation 2)

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A combination of Metal Gear Solid and Syphon Filter, WinBack has you as part of the Strategic Covert Actions Team (SCAT), who have been called upon to stop a terrorist group called the Crying Lions. Already the enemy has destroyed the Center for Space Research, and have taken over a high-security complex that houses the GULF Strategic Weapons System. You have three hours to take back the complex, before the system lets loose on the world.


WinBack: Covert Operations PlayStation 2 Shooting at multiple targets may be a bit tricky, but you'll just need to be quick at your feet.
WinBack: Covert Operations PlayStation 2 Sneaking in a crouch mode.
WinBack: Covert Operations PlayStation 2 A brief introductory to your team members before you reach the randez-vous point.
WinBack: Covert Operations PlayStation 2 Hide and shoot will be the regular tactic to use all the time, if you wanna play safe.

Alternate Titles

  • "Operation WinBack" -- European title

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Gaming Target May 25, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
GamePro (US) Mar 20, 2001 4 out of 5 80 Oct 16, 2001 79 out of 100 79
Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2001 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot Apr 04, 2001 7.2 out of 10 72
PSM Apr, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Gamezone (Germany) Sep 21, 2001 6.8 out of 10 68
Consoles Plus Dec, 2001 60 out of 100 60
Gamekult Feb 08, 2001 4 out of 10 40
Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2001 4 out of 10 40


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