GoldenEye (1997)

Video Game  -  Action | Adventure | Thriller  -  25 August 1997 (USA)
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James Bond must track down agent-turned-terrorist Alec Trevelyan to stop the launch of a powerful satellite.



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The player assumes the first-person role of superspy James Bond, agent 007 of M16 in this Nintendo 64 adaption of the 1995 film. The plot involves Bond tracking down a helicopter stolen by the Janus syndicate, led by his ex-friend and partner Alec Trevelyan. After winning the game, the player can win cheats using new weapons and eventually play two bonus levels. There is also mulitplayer in which up to four players can assume characters and do battle in one of the scenarios. Written by Me

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You are Bond. James Bond.


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Golden Eye  »

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The game was published by Nintendo, developed by Rare Ltd and available only on the Nintendo 64 platform. See more »


Some guards will hold their weapons in their left hands, however, the idle animations for these guards have not been changed accordingly. For instance, a right-handed guard will swat at flying insects with his empty left hand, then point his weapon at them. A left-handed guard will swat at flying insects with his weapon, then point the weapon away from them. See more »


James Bond: ...It was too easy, Alec.
Alec trevelyan: Half of everything is luck James.
James Bond: And the other half?
Alec trevelyan: Fate.
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A classic of the generation...
30 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This game is a classic...I didn't even know what James Bond was until I played this game! But it is one of the best first person shooters in the world...Stuff call of duty! This is the best...Me and my two cousins had so much fun finding secret rooms and hiding in the toilet on the facility level then spraying them with bullets when they opened the cubicle door the single player game is amazing as well with detail and size of levels which puts the early medal of honours to shame. Also travelling around that bloody giant graveyard level looking for zukovsky then finding it amusing to shoot him and then realising you have to start the level again. A giant range of personal favourites were 'Frigate' and 'facility' on single player. My favourite multiplayer levels were 'facility' and 'complex' with all those invisible walls. Which the happy programmers thought ahh lets give them a challenge we won't code it. (lazy!) Anyway good game get it for a fiver off ebay and a n64 for £20 at the charity shop and relive the memories I once had.

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