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007 Legends

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Overall 3
3.0

007 Legends

destructoid.com
2 September 2013
  • Summary: After it turned out that the new GoldenEye game didn't suck and Activision simultaneously published a new third-person Bond adventure in the form of Blood Stone (seriously flawed, but showed promise) I actually had the audacity to hope that the publisher was doing something interesting with the license. When 007 Legends was announced I foolishly perked up.
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Overall 3
3.0

007 Legends Review

G4
5 November 2012
  • Summary: 007 Legends attempts to capture all the classic moments from the last 50 years of Bond. Instead, it does so in the most boring and broken way possible, accounting for one of the worst Bond games to date.
  • Pros: They chose the right moments from Bond history to put into 007 Legends., Vehicle sequences are fun, as were Moonraker's space sequences.
  • Cons: Dozens of glitches and bugs, A large number of objects are just textures and aren't actual objects., Combat sequences are boring and predictable, There are no real objectives.
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Overall 4
4.0

Expert Review

Realm of Gaming
4 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Despite cinematic dissimilarities, I was still in awe when I started 007 Legends and experienced the iconic scene from Goldfinger . It was satisfying to witness it again, depicting Shirley Eaton's deceased character covered in gold paint, even if it was through a different medium. Right as I thought that I would enjoy my stay with the game, a cell phone rang next to the woman's body.
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Overall 7
7.3

007 Legends

Playstation Illustrated
3 November 2012
  • Excerpt: 007 Legends is a fresh approach at a James Bond game. This isn’t a movie tie-in to the latest film, or even a rehash of an older game like GoldenEye . Instead, Legends touches on Bond’s older films and lets the player tackle some of the agent’s more iconic adventures. Unfortunately, the biggest problem with 007 Legends is that instead of going deeply into any one plot, it skims five different ones and each story tends to lose a lot of punch.
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Overall 4
4.0

007 Legends

The Gamers Temple
30 October 2012
  • Excerpt: As a lifelong James Bond fan, the prospect of a game that took you through some of the long-running series' most memorable moments was pretty exciting. And 007 Legends managed to completely kill that excitement long before I finished the game's opening chapter drawn from the Goldfinger film. First there's the game's narrative, or rather complete lack of one.
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Overall 4
4.0

007 Legends PS3 Review

About.com
29 October 2012
  • Conclusion: 007 Legends Cover Image © Activision The movie tie-in genre is a notoriously mocked and reviled one and so perhaps there should be little surprise at the artistic failure of "007 Legends." However, this one hurts more than something like "Monsters vs. Aliens: The Video Game" because of the true creative potential of its concept. It will probably be a smash hit and we will someday play through five more Bond movies in "007 Legends 2.
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Funfactor 7
7.0

007 Legends

Digital Chumps
21 October 2012
  • Conclusion: You know what they say about movie games... seriously though, 007 Legends, while a neat idea, doesn't capitalize on the potential. Instead, it's an unpolished shooter that most gamers can safely look over this holiday.
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Overall 4
3.5

007 Legends Review

hardcoreshooter.com
19 October 2012
  • Conclusion: There is a tiny hope every time I get my hands on a licensed game that it will be as good as Batman: Arkham Asylum, probably the best licensed game of all time (with the possible exception of its sequel). Usually these hopes are dashed to pieces scant minutes after starting the game.
  • Pros: Judi Dench, Decent weapon customization
  • Cons: The gameplay is derivative and has not one single redeeming quality, Poor visuals, The license offers such a wonderful opportunity
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Overall 9
8.5

007 Legends

biogamergirl.com
19 October 2012
  • Excerpt: 007 Legends is the newest work from developer Eurocom and publisher Activision, who is known for their work with the Call of Duty series. While the new Bond video game may not show the polish of Activision's bigger titles, it's still a nice trip down memory lane as you explore missions based loosely on the missions of James Bond cinematic history.
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Overall 7
6.8
Design 6
6.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 7
7.0

Expert Review

Game Freaks 365
19 October 2012
  • Excerpt: Fifty years. It's hard to believe that the world's greatest spy has been around that long on the silver screen. Beginning with Sean Connery's debut in the role in 1962's Dr. No , James Bond has become an indelible experience for every man coming of age. It is a series that transcends generation, race and nationality.
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