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Back of Box - Game Boy (US) (from Ad Blurbs)


Now you can play this thriller anywhere you go! All the spine-tingling espionage action and suspense of the hit motion picture is captured in the Game Boy version.

As the superpowers confront one another yet against with incredible new technology and dangerous weapons, you must take on the role of Captain Ramius and command the Soviet Typhoon submarine Red October. Your mission...DEFECT TO THE UNITED STATES.

Product Features
  • Play head-to-head and take on the role of Convoy Commander for a search and destroy mission, using a variety of vehicles along the way.

  • Activate Red October's silent cativation drive to make the submarine undetectable.

  • Evade detection, destroy enemies and guide the Red October to safety in U.S. waters.

  • 1 or 2 Player Mode


The Hunt for Red October Game Boy After death, "new" ship is invincibility for few seconds
The Hunt for Red October Game Boy Little u-boat - fast enemy.
The Hunt for Red October Game Boy High Score Table...
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Promo Images

The Hunt for Red October Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "レッド・オクトーバーを追え!" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Red October o Oe!" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Sep, 1991 10 out of 12 83
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Sep, 1991 780 out of 1000 78
Raze Oct, 1991 67 out of 100 67
Video Games Feb, 1992 64 out of 100 64
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Apr, 1991 18 out of 40 45
Power Play Aug, 1991 32 out of 100 32
Player One Jul, 1992 20 out of 100 20


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POMAH (65677) added The Hunt for Red October (Game Boy) on Oct 10, 2008
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