James Bond Lives in Games Forever

Sean Connery’s death is a very sad story for fans who have watched a parade of actors play Agent 007  because none played the part as magnetically or as indelibly as Mr. Connery.

But although he has gone, Jams Bond still lives in our hearts. For us, the best way to memorialize him is play related games. Today we share some games that you can become Jams Bond.

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The James Bond video game franchise is a series of predominantly shooter games and games of other genres (including role-playing and adventure games). Several games are based upon the James Bond films and developed and published by a variety of companies, centering on Ian Fleming's fictional British MI6 agent, James Bond. The intellectual property is owned by Danjaq.

In 1983, Parker Brothers released the first James Bond video game, James Bond 007, for multiple consoles.

Since 1983, there have been numerous video games based on the films, Ian Fleming's novels, and original scripts created by the developer or publisher of the game. Mindscape, Domark, Interplay, and THQ all created the James Bond games.

The video games were somewhat profitable in the 1980s and early 1990s, featuring a mixture of styles including side-scrolling action and text adventure.

1995 GoldenEye (dedicated handheld)
1996
1997 GoldenEye 007
1998 James Bond 007
1999 Tomorrow Never Dies
2000 The World Is Not Enough (N64)
The World Is Not Enough (PS)
007 Racing
2001 The World Is Not Enough (GBC)
James Bond 007: Agent Under Fire
2002 James Bond 007: Nightfire
2003 James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing
2004 GoldenEye: Rogue Agent
2005 James Bond 007: From Russia with Love
2006
2007
2008 007: Quantum of Solace
2009
2010 GoldenEye 007
James Bond 007: Blood Stone
2011
2012 007 Legends

 

 GoldenEye(1995)

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GoldenEye is a handheld third-person shooter video game developed by Tiger Electronics, based on the 1995 James Bond film of the same name, released between 1995 and 1998. The game was released in two versions, both small handheld consoles with similar gameplay: the player-controlled James Bond as he fights enemies loosely based on the ones from the film before a GoldenEye satellite destroyed the city (implied to be London) with its electromagnetic pulse weapon.

 

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Black and white images of a man pointing a gun at the viewer, a woman and an antenna are seen at the top of the image, while at the bottom a man runs from an explosion and a helicopter flies. In the foreground is the title "GoldenEye 007", on the bottom left corner the Rare logo, and on the right side game specifications.

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 GoldenEye 007 is a 1997 first-person shooter developed by Rare and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64. Based on the 1995 James Bond film GoldenEye, it features a single-player campaign in which players assume the role of British Secret Intelligence Service agent James Bond as he fights to prevent a criminal syndicate from using a satellite weapon against London to cause a global financial meltdown. The game includes a split-screen multiplayer mode in which up to four players can compete in different types of deathmatch games.

 James Bond 007

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James Bond 007 is an action-adventure game featuring James Bond. The game was developed by Saffire and published by Nintendo for the Game Boy. Released on February 9, 1998, the game features a story that includes characters from multiple James Bond films, such as Oddjob and Jaws.

 007: Tomorrow Never Dies

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007: Tomorrow Never Dies is a third-person shooter stealth video game based on the James Bond film of the same name. Developed by Black Ops Entertainment and co-published by Electronic Arts and MGM Interactive, it was released for the Sony PlayStation in November 1999. It is the first 007-game that was published by Electronic Arts since acquiring the James Bond license. This game marks the second appearance of Pierce Brosnan's James Bond, although the voice of Bond is provided by actor Adam Blackwood in the game.

 The World Is Not Enough( Nintendo 64)

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The World Is Not Enough is a first-person shooter video game developed by Eurocom and based on the 1999 James Bond film of the same name. It was published by Electronic Arts and released for the Nintendo 64 on October 17, 2000, shortly before the release of its PlayStation counterpart. The game features a single-player campaign in which players assume the role of MI6 agent James Bond as he fights to stop a terrorist from triggering a nuclear meltdown in the waters of Istanbul. It includes a split-screen multiplayer mode where up to four players can compete in different types of deathmatch and objective-based games.

 

 The World Is Not Enough(PlayStation)

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The World Is Not Enough is a first-person shooter video game developed by Black Ops Entertainment and based on the 1999 James Bond film of the same name. It was published by Electronic Arts and released for the PlayStation on November 8, 2000, shortly after the release of its Nintendo 64 counterpart. The World Is Not Enough is the successor to Black Ops Entertainment's 1999 title Tomorrow Never Dies and uses an improved version of its engine. The game received mixed reviews from critics, who criticized its short length and lack of multiplayer mode.

 007 Racing 

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007 Racing is a racing video game based on the James Bond license. It was developed by Eutechnyx, published by Electronic Arts, and released in 2000 for the PlayStation console system. This game marks the seventh appearance of Pierce Brosnan's James Bond; the game included his likeness but not his voice, which is provided by Tim Bentinck. Including many revived characters from previous entries, the game is considered to be a spin-off out of the original chronicles.

 The World Is Not Enough(2001)

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The World Is Not Enough is an action-adventure game based on the 1999 James Bond film of the same name, where the player must control James Bond from a top-down oblique projection through eight mission-based levels. The game closely follows the plot of the film and its levels take place in film locations such as London and a Russian submarine. In each level, the player must complete a number of objectives and then escape. Objectives range from collecting keycards to gaining access to restricted areas of a level or using high-tech gadgets such as remote mines to destroy objects.

 

 James Bond 007: Agent Under Fire

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James Bond 007: Agent Under Fire is a first-person shooter video game based on the James Bond franchise. Developed and published by Electronic Arts, it was released for PlayStation 2, GameCube, and Xbox game consoles. It is the fourth Bond game which is not based on a film or book in the James Bond series, following James Bond 007: The Duel, James Bond 007, and EA's own 007 Racing. The game's story arc continues in the following sequel, Nightfire, released a year later. Unlike previous Bond games which featured the likeness of then-current Bond actor Pierce Brosnan, Agent Under Fire used the voice of Adam Blackwood and the likeness of English actor Andrew Bicknell for Bond.

 James Bond 007: Nightfire
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James Bond 007: Nightfire is a first-person shooter video game published by Electronic Arts in 2002 for the GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, and PC, with additional versions released for the Game Boy Advance in 2003, and the macOS in 2004. The game's story involves fictional British secret agent James Bond, as he undertakes a mission to investigate the operations of a noted industrialist, uncovering a plot by them to conquer the world via a major defense satellite created by the United States. While the game involves the use of Pierce Brosnan's likeness with his role as Bond, before his fourth and final Bond film Die Another Day (2002), the character is voiced by Maxwell Caulfield.

 

 James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing 

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James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing is a third-person shooter video game, in which the player controls James Bond. Bond is modeled after and voiced by the former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan. Developed by EA Redwood Shores and published by Electronic Arts, it was released for the GameCube, PlayStation 2, and Xbox consoles. The Game Boy Advance version was developed by Griptonite Games and when linked to the GameCube version via the Nintendo GameCube–Game Boy Advance link cable allowed unique premium content. The game achieved Platinum Hits status on the Xbox.

 GoldenEye: Rogue Agent

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GoldenEye: Rogue Agent is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA Los Angeles and published by Electronic Arts. The player takes the role of an ex-MI6 agent, who is recruited by Auric Goldfinger (a member of a powerful unnamed criminal organization based on Ian Fleming's SPECTRE) to assassinate his rival Dr. No. Several other characters from the Bond series make appearances throughout the game, including Pussy Galore, Oddjob, Xenia Onatopp, and Francisco Scaramanga.

 James Bond 007: From Russia with Love

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James Bond 007: From Russia with Love is a third-person shooter video game developed by EA Redwood Shores and published by Electronic Arts featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond, whose likeness and voice is that of Sean Connery. The game is based on the 1957 novel and the 1963 film of the same name. The game follows the storyline of the book and film, with adding in new scenes to make the game more action-oriented, as well as changing the affiliation of the main villains. Additionally, it features many elements of later Bond films to recreate the feel of the era such as the Aston Martin DB5 that debuted in Goldfinger (1964) and the jet pack from Thunderball (1965).

 007: Quantum of Solace

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007: Quantum of Solace is a first-person shooter (third-person shooter for PlayStation 2 and Nintendo DS) video game based on the films Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, and Xbox 360. The game was released on October 31, 2008, in Europe, November 4, 2008, in North America, and November 19, 2008, in Australia. The game's release coincided with the release of Quantum of Solace. The game is the first James Bond title published by Activision; the company acquired the video game license to the James Bond franchise in 2006. The game was released on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii developed by Treyarch, Beenox ported the Microsoft Windows and Wii versions alongside Treyarch, while Vicarious Visions and Eurocom developed their own versions for Nintendo DS and PlayStation 2. It is powered by the IW 3.0 engine. It is the first to feature Daniel Craig's voice and likeness, as well as those of Eva Green, Judi Dench, Mads Mikkelsen, Olga Kurylenko, and Mathieu Amalric. It is also the only Activision-published James Bond title to be developed primarily by an American studio, as the later Bond games published by Activision would be developed by British studios Eurocom (in Derby) and Bizarre Creations (in Liverpool).

 James Bond 007: Blood Stone 

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James Bond 007: Blood Stone is a third-person shooter video game, developed by Bizarre Creations and published by Activision for the Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 platforms. It is the 24th game in the James Bond series and is the first game since James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing to have an original story. The game was confirmed by Activision on 16 July 2010. The game was released on 2 November 2010 in North America and released on 5 November 2010 in Europe. Activision's remake of GoldenEye 007 for the Wii and DS was released on the same day respectively in each region. Blood Stone features the voices and likenesses of Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, and Joss Stone. Blood Stone was the final game developed by Bizarre Creations before it closed on 18 February 2011.

 007 Legends

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007 Legends is a first-person shooter video game featuring the character of British secret agent James Bond. It was developed by Eurocom and released by Activision in October 2012 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, November 2012 for Microsoft Windows, and December 2012 for Wii U. The game is available as physical optical disc media, as well as a digital release download via PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Marketplace on date of release, though it was removed from all other digital stores without warning in January 2013. The PAL Wii U version of the game was released in some parts of Europe on 6 December 2012, and in the United Kingdom on 21 December 2012. The release was canceled in Australia.

 

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