The Italian Job (2001 video game)

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The Italian Job
The Italian Job (2001) coverart.jpg
Developer(s) Pixelogic
Publisher(s) PlayStation Windows
Distributor(s)
Platform(s) PlayStation, Microsoft Windows
Release PlayStation
  • EU: 5 October 2001
  • NA: 3 May 2002
Windows
  • EU: 12 April 2002
  • NA: 14 August 2002
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

The Italian Job is a video game based on the 1969 film of the same name, developed by Pixelogic and first published for PlayStation to European markets by SCi in 2001, and to North American markets by Rockstar Games in 2002. A port of the game for Microsoft Windows was released in Europe by the then-rebranded SCi Games, and in North America by Global Star Software, in 2002. The game features a story mode based on the movie, and a multiplayer mode where the player drives through several different circuits in London and Turin. The game features representations of London and Turin that the player can drive around freely within a sandbox mode, in a range of cars including the Mini.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
Aggregator Score
Metacritic (PS) 73/100[1]
(PC) 59/100[2]

The Italian Job received mixed reviews, with its PlayStation version holding an aggregated Metacritic score of 73/100, based on 15 critic reviews,[1] and its Microsoft Windows version a score of 59/100, based on 11 critic reviews.[2]

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