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In this adaptation of Tom Clancy's popular novel, you play the part of Captain Marko Ramius attempting to defect to the US. Once into the Atlantic, you must rendezvous with the US Navy and fake the destruction of the Red October. Your crew is not aware of the defection -- but the Soviet Navy is, and will try to stop you at any cost.


The Hunt for Red October Commodore 64 Tactical Map...
The Hunt for Red October ZX Spectrum Cross-sectional analysis view
The Hunt for Red October Amstrad CPC The game starts at once after loading.
The Hunt for Red October Amiga Periscope view

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Alternate Titles

  • "Jagd auf Roter Oktober" -- German title

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Critic Reviews

Commodore User Amiga Jan, 1988 8 out of 10 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Nov, 1987 9 out of 12 75
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Apr, 1988 7 out of 10 70
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1990 68 out of 100 68
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Feb, 1988 67 out of 100 67
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Mar, 1991 7.4 out of 12 62
Power Play Amiga Dec, 1987 5.5 out of 10 55
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Amiga Jun, 1991 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari ST Jun, 1988 Unscored Unscored
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Amiga Jun, 1988 Unscored Unscored


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According to developer Steven Green, shortly after publishing the product Argus Press Software went bust and restarted as Grandslam Entertainments Ltd., having somehow transferred the copyright, licenses and assets from Argus to Grandslam just before liquidation, thus avoiding paying debts and royalties related to this and other products.
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