Syphon Filter (1999)

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A secret US government called "The Agency" sends agent Gabe Logan around the world to stop terrorists and find out about the secret weapon called Syphon Filter.

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Cast overview:
John Chacon ...
Gabriel Logan (voice)
Ava Fang ...
Lian Xing (voice)
Eric R. Hilding ...
Anna Murivitskaya ...
Mara Aramov (voice)
Art Freedman ...
Jonathan Phagan (voice)
Doug Boyd ...
Erich Rhoemer (voice)
Frederick L. Gillette ...
Edward Benton (voice)
Jason Cusson ...
Anton Girdeux (voice)
Additional Voices (voice)
Rahman Shamilov ...
Additional Voices (voice)
Joel F. Martinez ...
Additional Voices (voice)
Gary Barth ...
Additional Voices (voice)
Buzz Burrowes ...
Additional Voices (voice)


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 Sam

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Directive: Eliminate the Syphon Filter Virus



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17 February 1999 (USA)  »

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The first levels involve a terror attack in the DC subway system. On the walls in the DC subway is an accurate reproduction of a DC Metro map. See more »


Mara Aramov is Russian, but her last name should actually be "Aramovna," because Russian surnames have masculine and feminine forms. See more »


Gabe Logan: My god! Syphon Filter! It's...
Thomas Markinson: Yes, it's quite remarkable. A virus genetically programmable to elimiate anyone or anything. Imagine a weapon that could target specific demographics, ethnic groups... it could wipe out whole continents, except for those chosen to survive.
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Crazy Credits

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 »


Referenced in Syphon Filter 3 (2001) See more »

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Fun, and enjoyable

a great spy thriller and excellent gameplay make this worth the $19.99 you will pay for it. The Sequal is a little better, but this is a great game. One piece of advice though: don't just play this game over and over and over again, you WILL get tired of it eventually.

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