Big Game Hunter has the players venturing to different lands and meeting the hunting ranger in each. From there, the player can either play a mini-game of shooting smaller animals or flying birds, hunting medium-sized game, and going after the trophy animal It features the hunting areas of Montana, British Columbia, Zambia, Argentina, Ethiopia, and New Zealand. The gameplay relies on hunting tags for each animal in the game. After shooting the animal(s) the players has a tag for, the adrenaline meter goes up. When it becomes full, everything except the player stops moving.