Excerpt: The Italian Job as a movie wasn't anything particularly amazing, but it was still a fun ride. The writing was clever and occasionally humorous, the acting was superb, and the car chases and heists provided ample adrenaline rush for your movie going dollar. Now though we have a game based on that movie, which seems to have been developed for no other purpose than to remind us how mediocre most licensed games are..
Excerpt: Rockstar brings us another in their series of $9.99 "Got Game" titles. The Italian Job is probably be best of these we've played since Darkstone, which means it's worth a spin if you're still stuck on the PS1. Following the plot of an old British crime caper flick, it's got some good story and decent gameplay. Click.
Pros: ups: Ten bucks; great sense of humor and sticks to a great film; remarkably enjoyable.
Cons: downs: Dated graphics; control takes some getting used to.