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SpyHunter

Critic Score User Score
Windows
54
...
PlayStation 2
82
3.4
GameCube
65
3.7
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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 GameCube Don't let enemy cars squeeze you 'cos they have more aces up the sleeve once they do that
SpyHunter PlayStation 2 The NOSTRA Cartel
SpyHunter PlayStation 2 Title Screen
SpyHunter GameCube In the sewers, trying to avoid the floating mines

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. PlayStation 2 Kartanym (10766)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) GameCube Apr 23, 2002 4.5 out of 5 90
Game industry News (GiN) PlayStation 2 2001 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Nov, 2001 8.75 out of 10 88
The Video Game Critic PlayStation 2 Oct 16, 2001 B+ 83
PSM PlayStation 2 Nov, 2001 8 out of 10 80
GameZone GameCube Mar 25, 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
Game Critics Xbox Feb 27, 2002 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Xbox Mar 11, 2002 6.7 out of 10 67
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Dec 07, 2001 13 out of 20 65
Thunderbolt Games GameCube Mar 14, 2005 4 out of 10 40

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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.)
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