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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 However, when you're shot from the back, you will loose much more health then otherwise.
WinBack: Covert Operations PlayStation 2 Blue flash indicates items you can take, or objects you may interact with.
WinBack: Covert Operations PlayStation 2 Laser traps are constant in this game, and will kill you within a touch. Only way to disable them is to find their power box and destroy it.
WinBack: Covert Operations PlayStation 2 A brief introductory to your team members before you reach the randez-vous point.

Alternate Titles

  • "Operation WinBack" -- European title

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Gaming Target May 25, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
4Players.de 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
Game Revolution May, 2001 C 50
Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2001 4 out of 10 40
Gamekult Feb 08, 2001 4 out of 10 40


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