The secret "Agency" in Washington D.C. sends Gabe Logan and his partner Lian Xing around the world to investigate a recent outbreak of viral weapons by a German terrorist named Erich Rhoemer. They go to New York City, and many places in Russia to end these actions. Also, PHARCOM a biotechnical corporation that was helping investigate these viral outbreaks is thought to be involved. Syphon Filter is a super weapon that if gotten into the wrong hands may bring the entire world under terrorist control, but who's funding it? Written by
Directive: Eliminate the Syphon Filter Virus
Did You Know?
The game's timeframe takes place from sometime in August 1999 to 8 September 1999. This can be figured out from the date/time info on the in-game PDA equipment See more
Mara Aramov is Russian, but her last name should actually be "Aramovna," because Russian surnames have masculine and feminine forms. See more
How many missions did you send us on, knowing that Benton could have gotten us killed?
We do what it takes, Logan. All of us.
At the end of the credits, a man is shown looking out Markinson's office window with Pharcom boxes in the foreground. Mara Aramov walks up to him and whispers something in his ear, he replies "well done my dear, well done..." she then runs off laughing and the door is left open for a sequel See more
Followed by Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror