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Hunt for Red October (The)

Hunt for Red October (The)
Hunt for Red October (The)

SystemCommodore 64
Floppy (5.25")1

Software Toolworks

Commodore 64

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Release Date: 1/1/1987
Manufacturer: Software Toolworks
 
Donated By: Mike Keller
 
The Hunt for Red October is the title for two different video games published by Grandslam Entertainment. One based on the book The Hunt for Red October and one based on the movie The Hunt for Red October.

This one, is based on the book.

he video game based on the book was released in 1987 and was available for the Atari ST, Atari 8-bit, Amiga, Amstrad 1512 pc, Amstrad CPC, Apple Macintosh, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 and IBM PC. The player must navigate the Red October towards U.S. waters while avoiding the Soviet Navy.

The game is a combination of submarine simulator and strategy game. Computer Gaming World described it as an excellent submarine simulator, controlled entirely by mouse. The replay value of the game was also praised, as the Soviets change tactics with each game.

Hunt for Red October (The) Floppy (5.25")
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