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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25 August 1997 (USA)  »

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Golden Eye  »

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In several instance, the actual set plans from the film were used as the basis for the level layouts in this game. The two clearest examples are when Bond enters the dam through the bathroom, and when he escapes from the interrogation room. See more »


No matter what character you play as in multiplayer, your character will have James Bond's hands in animations. Even if you have a gloved or female character. 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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One of the greatest games you'll ever put in your system.
24 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

Ever since I've been allowed to play Goldeneye once again, it's been impossible to get my mind off it. I'm surprised I could have gone without it. It is, without a doubt, one of the greatest games of all time. I have never played any other shooting games, but I know that this one rules above all. Most people blame it for too much violence, but I find that ridiculous. There may be a few graphic antics, but there's far worse out there.

Most importantly, it's fun. With an awesome arsenal of weapons such as the RC-P90 and the classic Golden Gun, you'll go through several challenging levels from the movie, completing crucial objectives and fending off swarms of guards. There are tons of awesome cheats to get and even two secret levels that you will only earn if you have the true skill. Goldeneye is also one of the greatest multiplayer games ever as well. You can choose several characters from the movie, classic villains from old 007 movies (Baron Samedi, Oddjob, May Day, and Jaws), and guards in the game. Chances are you and your partner(s) will be laughing so hard as you blow each other away that you'll look like Bart and Lisa Simpson watching an episode of the Itchy and Scratchy show.

So if you don't have the game, don't rent it: Just buy it. It's too good to be true. For cool Goldeneye stuff, check out's Goldeneye website. Every James Bond lover will dig this game big time.

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