Official Title  Syphon Filter
Common Title  Syphon Filter
Serial Number(s)  SCUS-94240
Region  NTSC-U
Genre / Style  Action  / Adventure / Shooter

Developer  Eidetic, Inc.
Publisher  989 Studios.
Date Released  17 February 1999
Disc Number &
Printed Serial Number

Serial Number In Disc SCUS-94240
Media Disc ID N / A
Number Of Tracks 1
( 1 Data Track )
Approx. Image Size
( Image Format Used )
( .bin / .cue )
Approx.Size On Disc 608 MB
Approx. Archive Size
( Archive Type Used )
( 1 RAR File with
2% Recovery )
Barcode Number(s)
( UPC / EAN )

From the back cover.
  •  7 11719 42402 4  - 


Menus and gameplay are in English.

As Gabriel Logan, one of the government's top agents, you must neutralize the terrorists that threaten Washington D.C. and destroy a biological weapon that has been built to end the lives of millions of innocent people. The action unfolds over thirteen missions that are chock full of dangers, hazards and puzzles.

Syphon Filter is based around a covert operation sent in to disarm a lethal virus code of the same name. To successfully complete your mission, you must utilize each of your character's skills accordingly. Logan will have to kneel, crouch, walk, roll, climb, jump and run to meet his objectives. Each one serves a different purpose and it will be up to you whether you should try to jump a laser-alarm or crawl under it.

Fortunately for you, a wide variety of weaponry and special gadgets have been supplied. The weapons range from explosive grenades and tasers to silenced rifles and pistols. Like your character's maneuvers, each weapon should be used with precision and planning. For instance, a stealth mission would require the use of quiet weaponry -- a taser (electric shocker) or a silenced pistol would do the trick. For an all out war with an army of terrorists, you'd have to break out the heavy artillery including grenades and automatic firearms.

The game is played from a 3rd person perspective much like Tomb Raider. The various indoor and outdoor environments and character models have been rendered in 3D. Because the action gets pretty heated sometimes, the developers included a few different targeting modes to help out. There is the default mode, manual look/aim and target lock. When you're in a gun battle, you are given the option to lock on to your closest foe.

Each level starts of with a mission briefing carefully outlining what it is that needs to be done. These details can be accessed anytime throughout the game via a communication device. This device also handles the weapon systems and game options. Additionally, Syphon Filter supports the Dual Shock Analog Controller for precision aiming and vibration.

  Manufacturer's description:

A terrorist organization steals a top-secret virus known as Syphon Filter, and they plan to use it to extort money from the world's governments. Only special agent Gabe Logan can stop them and keep the world safe. Take control of Logan has works his way through parks, subway lines, a museum, and a military compound. Along the way, Logan will be able to utilize a large number of weapons including a taser, machine guns, shotguns, and grenades. If he runs across an enemy wearing armor, he will have to take them out with a quick shot to the head. While blasting the bad guys is great fun, there are times when stealth will make a task much easier. Stop the terrorists and return the virus to the proper authorities in SYPHON FILTER.

  • Third person perspective.
  • 3D graphics
  • Counter-terrorist & Stealth themes.
Number Of Players  1 Player
Number Of Memory Card Blocks  1 Block
Compatible Controllers Tested
( Official Gamepads Only )
 Standard Controller / Analog Controller ( Dual Shock Controller compatible )
Compatible Light Guns
( Official Light Guns Only )
Other Compatible Controllers
( Official Controllers Only )
Special Controllers Included Or
Supported ( Official Only )
Vibration Function Compatible  Yes
Multi-Tap Function Compatible  No
Link Cable Function Compatibile  No
Emulator  ePSXe v.2.0.5
Video Plugin  Pete's OpenGL2 GPU Core 2.0.0 ( internal X & Internal Y= Very High, Stretching mode: Stretch to full window size, render Mode: 2 (Use framebuffer object) text filt = 2 FPS limit= 63, Compatibility=2,3,2; Shader effects= 5 (GLSlang Files (gpuPeteOGL2-slv/slf))
Audio Plugin  ePSXe SPU Core v.2.0.0
CD-ROM Plugin  ePSXe CDRom Plugin
Game Pad Plugin  N / A
Vibration Compatible  Yes.
Console Bios Used  SCPH7502

  NOTE:   This is not the only possible combination of plugins. There are others that will work (better or worse) for your particular hardware. We provide you with one working set-up so that you may get the game up and running, hassle-free. Testing other emulators/plugins is up to you.

  Move character / Aim:  D-Pad or Left Analog Stick
  Aim in targeting mode:  Right Analog Stick + L1 Button
  Fire:  Square Button
  Kneel if standing still, crouch-walk when in motion, lowers character down if near an edge:  X Button
  Roll:  Circle Button
  Climb scalable terrain, interact with objects, reload, use advanced communication device:  Triangle Button
  Pause Menu:  Start Button
  Highlight weapon inventory:  Select Button
  Scroll through and highlight weapons:  Select + R2 or L2 Button
  Lock target:  R1 Button
  Targeting cursor:  L1 Button
  Strafe right:  R2 Button
  Strafe left:  L2 Button


  Stage select -   Press Start, choose Options, then highlight Select Mission and press Left + L1 + R1 + Select + Square + X 

  Invincibility -  
7012322E 0000
  Infinite health -  
80115FEC 0000
80116820 FFBC
 - Jewel Case Covers
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 - Disc Cover
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File Size - 336 KB

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