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* InfantImmortality: Played straight in the first game, but averted in the sequel.

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* InfantImmortality: ImprobableInfantSurvival: Played straight in the first game, but averted in the sequel.


[[caption-width-right:350:The Getaway games released as of 2020. From left to right: ''VideoGame/TheGetaway1'', ''VideoGame/TheGetawayBlackMonday'' and ''Gangs of London''.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:The Getaway games released as of 2020.2021. From left to right: ''VideoGame/TheGetaway1'', ''VideoGame/TheGetawayBlackMonday'' and ''Gangs of London''.]]


* EliteMooks: SO19 members for the criminal protagonists, They only show up once for Hammond but they're a well armed threat for Eddie both in mission locations and randomly in the streets of London they can show up.

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* EliteMooks: SO19 members for the criminal protagonists, They only show up once for Hammond but they're a well armed threat for Eddie both in mission locations and randomly in the streets of London they can show up.up, while Eddie can force most enemies (even some bosses) to be unarmed by knocking them down, S019 Officers will not drop their weapons.

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* OneHitKill: Police (and Mitchell in the second game.) can grab anyone to arrest them for what is functionally an instant kill grab for both the player and other AI that cannot be escaped.

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* ArtificialStupidity: A rare invoked version, during the free roam options of both games, the police are significantly less competent than during missions.

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* EliteMooks: SO19 members for the criminal protagonists, They only show up once for Hammond but they're a well armed threat for Eddie both in mission locations and randomly in the streets of London they can show up.


[[caption-width-right:350:The Getaway games released as of 2020. From left to right: VideoGame/TheGetaway2002, VideoGame/TheGetawayBlackMonday and Gangs of London.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:The Getaway games released as of 2020. From left to right: VideoGame/TheGetaway2002, VideoGame/TheGetawayBlackMonday ''VideoGame/TheGetaway1'', ''VideoGame/TheGetawayBlackMonday'' and Gangs ''Gangs of London.London''.]]



The first game, VideoGame/TheGetaway2002, follows former Soho gangster Mark Hammond as he is blackmailed back into the life by a ruthless crime boss who has kidnapped his son. Parallel to this the game follows [[CowboyCop Frank Carter]] and his vendetta against the underworld.

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The first game, VideoGame/TheGetaway2002, ''VideoGame/TheGetaway1'', follows former Soho gangster Mark Hammond as he is blackmailed back into the life by a ruthless crime boss who has kidnapped his son. Parallel to this the game follows [[CowboyCop Frank Carter]] and his vendetta against the underworld.



Additionally, the PSP game VideoGame/GangsOfLondon may qualify as a spinoff, having been made by the same team and also set in the London underworld. It has a TV adaptation in the works, and is to be directed by [[Film/TheRaid Gareth]] [[Film/TheRaid2Berandal Hew]] [[Film/{{Apostle}} Evans]].

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Additionally, the PSP game VideoGame/GangsOfLondon ''VideoGame/GangsOfLondon'' may qualify as a spinoff, having been made by the same team and also set in the London underworld. It has a TV adaptation in the works, and is to be directed by [[Film/TheRaid Gareth]] [[Film/TheRaid2Berandal Hew]] [[Film/{{Apostle}} Evans]].



* ''VideoGame/TheGetaway2002''

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* ''VideoGame/TheGetaway2002''''VideoGame/TheGetaway1''


Additionally, the PSP game VideoGame/GangsOfLondon may qualify as a spinoff, having been made by the same team and also set in the London underworld. It has a TV adaptation in the works, and is to be directed by [[Film/TheRaid Gar]][[Film/TheRaid2Berandal eth]] [[Film/{{Apostle}} Evans]].

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Additionally, the PSP game VideoGame/GangsOfLondon may qualify as a spinoff, having been made by the same team and also set in the London underworld. It has a TV adaptation in the works, and is to be directed by [[Film/TheRaid Gar]][[Film/TheRaid2Berandal eth]] Gareth]] [[Film/TheRaid2Berandal Hew]] [[Film/{{Apostle}} Evans]].


Additionally, the PSP game VideoGame/GangsOfLondon may qualify as a spinoff, having been made by the same team and also set in the London underworld.

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Additionally, the PSP game VideoGame/GangsOfLondon may qualify as a spinoff, having been made by the same team and also set in the London underworld.
underworld. It has a TV adaptation in the works, and is to be directed by [[Film/TheRaid Gar]][[Film/TheRaid2Berandal eth]] [[Film/{{Apostle}} Evans]].


* NonActionGuy: Sam, who has no combat abilities whatsoever and is entirely dependent on stealth.


* AdvertisedExtra: Zara Beauvais, Viktor's girlfriend. The game manual lists her as an important character in the game, and her voice actress even talks about her in a behind the scenes video. What does she do in the game? ''Nothing.'' She appears briefly in two cutscenes, and later on near the end of the game where she's [[HumanShield taken hostage]] by Viktor's own men.[[KickTheSonOfABitch You can mercilessly kill her and no one will give a damn]].



* AntiHero: Mark Hammond and Eddie O'Connor.



* KillTheCutie: Security guards in the sequel will feel no guilt about killing Samantha, a petite, nineteen year old woman who cannot defend herself at all. If you get the bad ending, [[spoiler:Skobel does it himself]].



* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: In two of the endings to ''Black Monday'', [[spoiler:Eddie is forced to shoot and kill Ben Mitchell. After he dies, Eddie briefly looks at his body with remorse]].



* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Eddie stops at nothing to find and kill the man who murdered his coach.


* AffablyEvil: Nick Collins, Mr Lee and Jamahl allow Mark, Yasmin and Alex to leave the Sol Vita alive. Bonus points to Jamahl for allowing Mark to keep the £100k of drug money that he stole from the Yardies.
** Liam Spencer applies even moreso than Nick. Liam believes in Mark's innocence very early on the game and goes behind his boss' back to help Mark. Even though Liam strongly disapproves of Mark's crimes, he perfectly understands his situation and his highly concerned for Mark's safety.



* BetterManhandleTheMurderWeapon: As Mark runs out into the street to find his wife shot, he drops his own gun only to paw the dropped murder weapon for a second.
* BigBad: Charlie Jolson in the first game. Viktor Skobel in the sequel.
* CowboyCop: Frank Carter in the first game. Ben Mitchell in the second.



* DarkActionGirl: Yasmin in the first game, a former prostitute turned hitwoman. Nadya in the second game.
* {{Deuteragonist}}: Frank Carter in the first game, Ben Mitchell in the second game (although he gets less screen time than Carter).



* DirtyCop: DCI Clive [=McCormack=], head of the Flying Squad. He's on Jolson's payroll and also deals with Jamal behind his back. Jolson has Hammond kill him, just as Frank uncovers the truth about him.
* DroppedABridgeOnHim:
** Eyebrows is shot to death offscreen by Yasmin.
** Liam Spencer is one of the many gangsters who was slaughtered offscreen during the Shoreditch Massacre.



* EvilOldFolks: Charlie Jolson.
* FauxAffablyEvil: Charlie, Jake and Harry all take turns in pretending to be friendly to Mark in order to get him to do their dirty work. Charlie is this especially towards the other gangs to when he offers them a "truce".
-->'''Charlie Jolson''': " A little ray of hope from soft old Uncle Charlie."



* HateSink: Charlie Johnson was already hated in-universe before the plot of the game even starts because he was THE drug lord of London. The game manual explains that he wants to go back to the glory days when he was one. It ends just as you would expect, only worse, because in order to force him to smuggle drugs and fight against the rival drug lords he kidnaps the son of the protagonist and kills his wife.



* HideYourChildren: Alex Hammond appears to be the only child in the whole Greater London area.



* JerkAss: Charlie and Jake Jolson, Harry, Eyebrows and DCI Clive [=McCormack=] all qualify
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Jamahl, the leader of the Yardies]]. He is the only gang leader in both games to scurry away from the cops, the [[AntiHero Anti-Heroes]], and all the other villains without so much as a scratch. [[spoiler:And by the end of the second game, nearly all of the other gangs have been eradicated or driven out of London, so TheBadGuyWins]].



* ManOfWealthAndTaste: Charlie Jolson smokes fine cigars, lives in a BigFancyHouse, wears Savile Row suits and drives around in a Bentley.
* MauveShirt: Liam Spencer.



* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Charlie was a member of the National Front, so he and his crew casually toss around ethnic slurs when discussing the rival gangs.



* RestingRecovery: Propping yourself against a wall will gradually restore your health, depicted as Hammond catching his breath. And bloodstains on his clothes will magically fade away.

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* RestingRecovery: Propping yourself against a wall will gradually restore your health, depicted as Hammond the characters catching his their breath. And bloodstains on his their clothes will magically fade away.



* ShoutOut: [[Series/TheSweeney One of the main characters is a Flying Squad detective named Carter]].
* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome: Liam Spencer is unceremoniously shot to death off-screen in ''Black Monday''.
* TakeCover: ''Black Monday'' introduced a cover system.
* TakingYouWithMe: [[spoiler: Knowing he'll die anyway, Charlie activates the TimeBomb on the ''Sol Vita'' in a desperate attempt to take out all the gangs. Had Jamahl not escaped, his plan would've succeeded entirely]].
* VillainousBreakdown: While onboard the ''Sol Vita'', [[spoiler: Charlie Jolson snaps and decides to not only kill himself with the bomb, but [[TakingYouWithMe all the other rival gangs]]]].

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* ShoutOut: [[Series/TheSweeney One of the main characters is a Flying Squad detective named Carter]].
* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome: Liam Spencer is unceremoniously shot to death off-screen in ''Black Monday''.
* TakeCover: ''Black Monday'' introduced The games uses a cover system.
* TakingYouWithMe: [[spoiler: Knowing he'll die anyway, Charlie activates
system where you can use the TimeBomb on the ''Sol Vita'' in a desperate attempt walls, vehicles or hard structures to take out all the gangs. Had Jamahl not escaped, his plan would've succeeded entirely]].
* VillainousBreakdown: While onboard the ''Sol Vita'', [[spoiler: Charlie Jolson snaps
cover and decides blind fire or lean on in order to not only kill himself with the bomb, but [[TakingYouWithMe all the other rival gangs]]]].recover health.


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A series of London set ThirdPersonShooter and [[DrivingGame Driving]][[note]]While the gameplay is similar to WideOpenSandbox games like ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto'', ''The Getaway'' games have a linear mission-based story mode with a separate mode for free exploration.[[/note]]crime games, inspired by Creator/GuyRitchie movies, with two entries to date. It's published world by Sony Computer Entertainment's North American/Australian/European/Korean branches with Capcom (for ''The Getaway'') and Sega (for ''Black Monday'') as the publisher for Japan.

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[[caption-width-right:350:The Getaway games released as of 2020. From left to right: VideoGame/TheGetaway2002, VideoGame/TheGetawayBlackMonday and Gangs of London.]]

A series of London set ThirdPersonShooter and [[DrivingGame Driving]][[note]]While the gameplay is similar to WideOpenSandbox games like ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto'', ''The Getaway'' games have a linear mission-based story mode with a separate mode for free exploration.[[/note]]crime games, inspired by Creator/GuyRitchie movies, with two three entries to date. date.[[note]]Four if you count Blood and Truth.[[/note]] It's published world by Sony Computer Entertainment's North American/Australian/European/Korean branches with Capcom (for ''The Getaway'') and Sega (for ''Black Monday'') as the publisher for Japan.


* InkSuitActor: Team Soho used motion capture (aka SerkisFolks) that led to the characters resembling their actors.

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* InkSuitActor: Team Soho used motion capture (aka SerkisFolks) SerkisFolk) that led to the characters resembling their actors.


* HotPursuit: Justified; occasionally you'll hear someone on a police radio mention that they've recognised Mark Hammond, who becomes wanted for murdering his wife (which he didn't actually do) in the opening cutscene and has been roaming the streets of London single-handedly causing enough mayhem to rival the 2011 riots.



* InkSuitActor

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* InkSuitActorInkSuitActor: Team Soho used motion capture (aka SerkisFolks) that led to the characters resembling their actors.

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