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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 8
8.0

Four Stars

steve, Amazon
2 weeks ago
Overall 8
8.0

The Marmite Game

ScottyDog332, Amazon
13 January 2015
  • Summary: Honestly I only liked this game for the funny cockney accents, back in the day I found it fun to play but this game has some of the most awkward controls you will ever use. The control system in The Getaway is just plain horrible and the driving is very clumsy too, you really have to see past this...
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Sound quality 10
10
Gameplay 10
10
Graphics 10
10

You don't do what I tell you, the kid dies

illusivem..., Ciao
8 May 2013
  • Excerpt: When I bought this Product I first heard of the Getaway after playing Grand Theft Auto 3 and stumbling across it in a Game Station store probably about a year or so after it was released.
  • Pros: English GTA, Fun, Free Roam around London
  • Cons: Free Roam not available until story complete
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Overall 8
8.0

A very good gangster-style game, only slightly let down by its gameplay

dirtyripper, Dooyoo
29 August 2011
  • Excerpt: The Getaway is a third-person shooter game for the Playstation 2 developed by Team Soho in 2002. It is inspired by British gangster films such as Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Get Carter.
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Overall 8
8.0

Welcome to the real London!

sparkymarky1973, Dooyoo
17 December 2010
  • Excerpt: The Getaway is the British equivalent of GTA set entirely in a realistic version of London with real locations, famous sight-seeing spots and extremely realistic cars and driving conditions!
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Overall 8
8.0

A challenging and original game

shaneo632, Dooyoo
5 September 2009
  • Excerpt: To many, The Getaway was seen as a potential GTA beater, and a sign that Rockstar perhaps didn't have the exclusive foothold on violent, mission-based mayhem that they thought they did.
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Overall 8
8.0

A good action game

heekeer, Dooyoo
11 August 2009
  • Excerpt: The Getaway is an action game developed by Team Soho exclusively for the Playstation 2. The story follows Mark Hammond, his wife is shot in the stomach and his son kidnapped. He is seen with his wife holding her as she dies and is mistaken for the killer himself.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Sound quality 10
10
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0

An interactive action movie

FlyNebula, Ciao
29 July 2009
  • Excerpt: The Getaway is a Playstation 2 game which is set in London and is based around the life of Mark Hammond, a former gangster living in Soho. When he returns home one day to discover that his wife has been killed and his son kidnapped, he goes on an all-out mission to get his child back and avenge his...
  • Pros: Great storyline, brilliant voice acting
  • Cons: Lack of functions, Bugs & Glitches
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Overall 8
8.0

A good game let down by some serious flaws.

martyl2, Dooyoo
20 July 2009
  • Excerpt: For its age this game offers a quite impressive representation of London City. When I bought this game I was looking for a viable alternative to the elusive GTA III and I was not disappointed. First of all the story is impressive.
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Overall 8
8.0
Sound quality 10
10
Gameplay 10
10
Graphics 10
10

Its a London thing

devante08, Ciao
18 August 2006
  • Excerpt: Story --------- the story of the getaway is excellent theres two sides to it one Mark Hammond who is an ex criminal who is forced to do jobs for a man he used to work for by the name of charlie who kidnapps his son and kills his wife.to get his son back he must do missions for charlie.
  • Pros: Set in london great graphics
  • Cons: abrasive language
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