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Based on the movie of the same name which was adapted from the best-seller by Tom Clancy. As Jack Ryan (a CIA officer) you must find out if Red October's mission is to DEFECT and if that is the situation try to prevent a possible deadly war. Red October is Russia's top secret nuclear missile submarine which is heading West on her maiden voyage...

The game is divided into 5 different action sequences in which you must perform various abilities like jumping from a helicopter, navigating big and small submarines through deep and narrow channels while trying to avoid from many obstacles.


The Hunt for Red October Commodore 64 Avoiding the rockets...
The Hunt for Red October Commodore 64 High Scores...
The Hunt for Red October Commodore 64 Title Screen welcomes you...
The Hunt for Red October Commodore 64 Eliminating the bombs...

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Alternate Titles

  • "The Hunt for Red October - The Movie" -- Commodore 64 media title
  • "Hunt for Red October II" -- DOS media title

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Commodore Format Jan, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Zzap! Apr, 1991 40 out of 100 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 1991 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30


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Martin Smith (66869) added The Hunt for Red October (Commodore 64) on Oct 27, 2005
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