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The Getaway
6.1 out of 10

The Getaway

The Getaway is basically Grand Theft Auto III/Vice City in Londo Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

Getaway Black Monday

swapgame
7 November 2005
  • Conclusion: If you liked the first Getaway then you'll will like Black Monday I was a big fan of the first getaway. I liked driving around London. Doing missions and having fun. The new Getaway feels the same to me. London looks exactly the same as before They didn't extend it or nothing it just looks the same.
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Overall 6
6.0

Getaway Black Monday

swapgame
5 September 2005
  • Conclusion: Not a bad game but it aint no GTA! can be quite hard at times but falls short in some places.
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Overall 6
6.0

Getaway Black Monday

swapgame
15 December 2004
  • Conclusion: Good graphics, great realism of londons streets, but i finished it in 15 hours, what a dissapointment. The extra modes were far to short too. A great game but far to short they could have done better.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great game, but police & pedestrians notoriously poorly coded!

JaY_the_Sussex_Pirate, Amazon
14 August 2012
  • Summary: I had an urge to revisit this game after many years sans playing it, I did, and I won't bore you with the general synopsis of the game if you're looking to revisit it too and re-perchase it, But I DO have to remind/warn previous and first-time buyers two major points, ones which forced me to quit...
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Overall 6
6.0

What else can you get for 1p?

iamlayton, Dooyoo
5 June 2010
  • Excerpt: The Getaway follows the story of Mark Hammond trying to rescue his kidnapped son from by completing a set of missions for the kidnappers, while trying to escape from the police who wrongly suspect him of killing his own wife.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not great in comparison to GTA

andyleslie, Dooyoo
24 July 2009
  • Excerpt: The Getaway is set up as a sort of Guy Ritchie film meets Grand Theft Auto game, with driving meeting gangsters in a full on cockney collision. Grapically the game is pretty good, using the full capacity of the PS2 to recreate the streets of London in such detail, that on a recent visit I was able...
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Overall 6
6.0

Falls short....

Robert evans, Amazon
12 July 2004
  • Summary: This game was pretty good..when you play it the first time. This game is similar to The GTA franchise but with better graphics BUT NOT better gameplay. The driving seems realistic which is a good thing. I thought the Profanity was over the top..Every cutscene has the F word atleast 10-20 times.
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Overall 6
6.0

Has potential but falls just short...

A New Yorker in Virginia, Amazon
13 June 2004
  • Summary: GAME CONCEPT: You are a large corporation (Sony) and wish to capitalize on the open-ended game concept put forth by Rockstar with their Grand Theft Auto series. You believe that you can be "bigger and better" than GTA by having more foul language, cinematic camera angles (which sometimes hampen game...
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

carl_lazarevic, Dooyoo
3 May 2004
  • Excerpt: The Getaway was apparently a very highly anticipated game even back in the days before the launch of Sony's PS2 console. Yet somehow it has managed to slip through my own gaming radar almost completely undetected; I knew the name and the promotional posters but couldn't have told you anything more...
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Overall 6
6.0

Slightly above average.

"kirei-", Amazon
21 January 2004
  • Summary: The Getaway, a game which wants to be a film. It's sort of typical of the gaming genre that if this had been written as a film, it would have gotten nowhere near production. The game has many problems. It's very glitchy in places.
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