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Starsky & Hutch is an arcade racing game based on the popular TV series from the 70s, released to tie in with the film. The game includes 18 missions, each based on an episode of the TV show and introduced by Antonio 'Huggy Bear' Fargas. There is also a free roaming mode, in which the player explores the GTA-esque environment looking for action and trouble.

Like the film, the game does not entirely play it straight. Starsky & Hutch are actually shooting a TV show, and the scoring for each mission reflects how ratings-friendly your driving is. You are awarded gold, silver or bronze medals for each mission depending on performance, and must get at least 1 gold and 2 silvers on season 1 for a second season to be commissioned, and 3 golds and 2 silvers in season 2 for there to be a third for you to play through.

The overall goal in each mission is usually to chase and destroy a criminal's car. There is always a secondary target as well. In addition, the player will gain viewers by hitting the bad guy, pulling off elaborate jumps and skids, nearly hitting civilians, and hitting the bonus targets such as canisters which are strewn through the levels. Hitting civilians will lose viewers.

Dave Starsky is the guy behind the steering wheel and Ken 'Hutch' Hutchinson shoots out of the windows of the car. On PS2 and XBox a second player can take care of the shooting, using either a light gun or a standard controller. During single player, the aiming is automatic for shooting.

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Starsky & Hutch Windows Highway
Starsky & Hutch GameCube Another cool jump.
Starsky & Hutch GameCube Feel the drama?
Starsky & Hutch GameCube Look Out!

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Alternate Titles

  • "极速双雄" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Consoles Plus Xbox Aug, 2003 82 out of 100 82
Super Play (Sweden) PlayStation 2 Aug, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Digital Entertainment News (den) Xbox Nov 26, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75
4Players.de Xbox Jul 01, 2003 73 out of 100 73
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Sep 10, 2003 72 out of 100 72
Imperium Gier Windows Feb 07, 2004 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot UK Windows Sep 20, 2003 6.8 out of 10 68
IGN Windows Oct 16, 2003 5.5 out of 10 55
Jeuxpo.com GameCube 2004 5.2 out of 10 52
Joystick (French) Windows Sep, 2003 5 out of 10 50

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