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A combination of Metal Gear Solid and Syphon Filter, WinBack has you as part of the Strategic Covert Actions Team (SCAT), who have been called upon to stop a terrorist group called the Crying Lions. Already the enemy has destroyed the Center for Space Research, and have taken over a high-security complex that houses the GULF Strategic Weapons System. You have three hours to take back the complex, before the system lets loose on the world.


WinBack: Covert Operations PlayStation 2 Laser traps are constant in this game, and will kill you within a touch. Only way to disable them is to find their power box and destroy it.
WinBack: Covert Operations PlayStation 2 Depending upon your health bar (lower-left corner), background music will be more or less intense.
WinBack: Covert Operations PlayStation 2 Always remember to reload, running out of ammo can put you in a most difficult predicament.
WinBack: Covert Operations PlayStation 2 One of the bosses that was pretty good at sniping down your comrades. It's time for your reply now.

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WinBack: Covert Operations Screenshot
WinBack: Covert Operations Concept Art
WinBack: Covert Operations Concept Art
WinBack: Covert Operations Concept Art

Alternate Titles

  • "Operation WinBack" -- European title

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User Reviews

Great! Nintendo 64 Ben Fahy (94)
Gaming Hall of Shame Nintendo 64 Vance (101)

Critic Reviews

games xtreme Nintendo 64 Sep 12, 2000 9.1 out of 10 91
Gaming Target Nintendo 64 Jun 22, 2000 8.1 out of 10 81
GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Mar 20, 2001 4 out of 5 80 PlayStation 2 Oct 16, 2001 79 out of 100 79 Nintendo 64 1999 B 75
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Apr 04, 2001 7.2 out of 10 72
Just Games Retro Nintendo 64 Jun 27, 2013 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot Nintendo 64 Oct 21, 1999 6.1 out of 10 61
Joypad Nintendo 64 Sep, 2000 6 out of 10 60
Game Revolution PlayStation 2 May, 2001 C 50


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