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7.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 418 ratings
  1. 10 (64)
  2. 9 (93)
  3. 8 (143)
  4. 7 (65)
  5. 6 (23)
  6. 5 (11)
  7. 4 (8)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (6)

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  • User Rating 5.5

    If you can deal with the brutal arcade-style difficulty, Spy Hunter is a very good racing game for the NES

    Rated on April 13, 2012 by J-Man2244

    Spy Hunter is one of the most legendary arcade racing games ever, and it was subsequently ported to tons of home consoles after its release in 1983. While I admittedly haven't played all of them, the ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    incredible game, lets get a remake!

    Rated on May 08, 2008 by TooNu

    How many games i have forgotten about, how many games i have played and don't even remember a damn thing about. I will never forget this one, it is imprinted in my gaming soul forever and why? because...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    "Spy Hunter," for its simplistic graphics and gameplay, was still a fun game in the 1980s.

    Rated on December 10, 2006 by Defender_502

    "Spy Hunter" was a very rudimentary, yet fun, game for the Commodore 64. The player alternately controlled a sports car or speed boat, and made use of James Bond-esque weapons to eliminate ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    Spy Hunter is a classic for the ages. A game that doesn't miss its charm among today's offerings.

    Rated on March 17, 2006 by edubuccaneer

    Spy Hunter is another one of those games that people who owned a NES must have played at some time in their lives. If they didn't, they are unhappy. Simple fact. The game started out as a pet proj...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    Spy Hunter is a classic for the ages. A game that doesn't miss its charm among today's offerings.

    Rated on March 17, 2006 by edubuccaneer

    Spy Hunter is another one of those games that people who owned a NES must have played at some time in their lives. If they didn't, they are unhappy. Simple fact. The game started out as a pet proje...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    One of the most exciting games of the time.

    Rated on January 12, 2009 by garey017

    Spy Hunter is a driving game with some elements of a vehicular combat game thrown in. You play the role of a spy driving a sports car decked out with weapons, and your goal is to destroy enemy vehicl...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    The defining vehicular combat game.

    Rated on January 12, 2009 by garey017

    Spy Hunter is a driving game with some elements of a vehicular combat game thrown in. You play the role of a spy driving a sports car decked out with weapons, and your goal is to destroy enemy vehicl...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Kind of like Knight Rider without the Hoff.

    Rated on January 12, 2009 by garey017

    Spy Hunter is a driving game with some elements of a vehicular combat game thrown in. You play the role of a spy driving a sports car decked out with weapons, and your goal is to destroy enemy vehicl...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Whilst graphically inferior to its arcade cousin, the gameplay still has the same intensity.

    Rated on November 23, 2013 by Azghouls

    Undoubtedly Spy Hunter was a huge success in the arcades back in 1983. Has a James Bond type of feel where you drive a pretty impressive car in top down view, armed with the default machine guns at th...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.