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In this game you play the role of an American fighter pilot who is captured by the Germans during the second World War. The game is based on the film of the same name which was also based on true events. Your character is a computer generated version of Steve McQueen as are all the other actors for their characters.

The game play involves sneaking about the prison camp and interacting with other prisoners to obtain various items to aid you in your escape. The physics are identical to Conflict: Desert Storm. The game play shifts to all-out combat as well as the infamous motorbike chase.


The Great Escape Windows Main screen

Alternate Titles

  • "二战风云:胜利大逃亡" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Великий побег" -- Russian spelling
  • "The Great Escape: Gesprengte Ketten" -- German title
  • "La Gran Evasion" -- Spanish title
  • "La grande évasion" -- French title

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Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) Sep 11, 2003 78 out of 100 78
PC Action Aug 28, 2003 77 out of 100 77
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Nov, 2003 2 out of 5 75
4Players.de Oct 05, 2003 71 out of 100 71
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 2003 66 out of 100 66
PC Gamer UK Oct, 2003 63 out of 100 63
PC Gamer Nov, 2003 62 out of 100 62
Factornews Aug 28, 2003 6 out of 10 60
Shooterplanet Feb 12, 2008 52 out of 100 52
Joystick (French) Sep, 2003 3 out of 10 30


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festershinetop (9477) added The Great Escape (Windows) on Apr 09, 2004
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