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The Italian Job (Windows)

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Description

Based on the 1969 British film The Italian Job starring Michael Caine, this third-person mission-based racing game offers 16 missions, 50 levels, five game modes, two "free ride" levels, and an eight-player party mode. With a simple four-key control scheme, you'll race as Charlie Croker across London, Turin, and the Alps in the main event, unlocking missions as you go, with an eye on the prize of a four million dollar gold bullion heist at journey's end. Fifteen vehicles are available in the The Italian Job, including three classic Mini-Cooper S cars, 4x4s, and a motor coach.

Gameplay involves finding shortcuts and eluding police and Mafia heavies through sewers, around city streets, and across rooftops, thwarting capture by keeping your license plate number hidden from your pursuers as you follow onscreen arrow prompts.

Screenshots

The Italian Job Windows Checkpoint Race
The Italian Job Windows Slide
The Italian Job Windows Destructor - knock down the cones
The Italian Job Windows Jumping Challenge

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User Reviews

Sort of like the classic "Driver"...sort of. kbmb (399) unrated

The Press Says

PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jun, 2002 79 out of 100 79
GameZone Sep 09, 2002 7.4 out of 10 74
GameSpot Aug 26, 2002 7 out of 10 70
PC Gamer Nov, 2002 62 out of 100 62
ActionTrip Apr 26, 2002 61 out of 100 61
IGN Sep 23, 2002 6 out of 10 60
GameSpy Nov 18, 2002 55 out of 100 55
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 22, 2002 11 out of 20 55
PC Games (Germany) Aug 31, 2002 52 out of 100 52
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 2003 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

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Grant McLellan (545) added The Italian Job (Windows) on Apr 05, 2002
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