Summary: GoldenEye is one of the most beloved games of all time. It pretty much started the FPS craze that exists in the industry even today. I know some people would say Halo did, but we were playing console multiplayer FPS on N64 back in '97, well before Halo.
Excerpt: James ‘007’ Bond doesn’t only show his popular face on the big screen, the last couple of years he also regularly appears in videogames. However, unfortunately he doesn’t always convince. About a year ago James Bond: Blood Stone appeared in stores to just remain there due to being not good enough.
Excerpt: Goldeneye was a landmark game in the first person shooter genre, one of those rare games that jumps a genre forward in a single bound. All the hours spent in split-screen death matches, hating your friends who played as Oddjob, and laughing at the paint-ball carnage, Goldeneye was an awesome...
Conclusion: And I'd recommend the game even if just for it's enjoyable Story Mode. Outside of Bond fans, for a casual FPS fanatic, perhaps you may want to skip passed this game and pretend you'd never looked.
Non-gory first-person shooter remake feels like a new game.
Common Sense Media
18 January 2012
Summary: Parents need to know that GoldenEye 007: Reloaded is less gory than most first-person shooters, and receives only a "Teen" rating as a result. There's plenty of gunplay, explosives, and hand-to-hand combat, but no blood when enemies are hit.
Excerpt: GoldenEye on the Wii was at times great, occasionally a bit ropey, but mostly quite alright . The same is true of Reloaded on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, a graphically enhanced port of the original with revamped multiplayer.
Excerpt: GoldenEye 007: Reloaded brings back memories of the beloved Nintendo 64 game console from the mid 1990’s. One of the most memorable games from that console era was the original GoldenEye 007 on the N64. I remember playing for hours and hours with my friends every weekend.
Excerpt: For those of us who sunk more hours than we would want to admit into Goldeneye 007 on the Nintendo 64, the prospect of reliving the experience in HD is an intriguing one. The missions were awesome, the split-screen multiplayer was the best of its era, and the feel of Bond was prevalent throughout.
Excerpt: So – how does Goldeneye 007: Reloaded on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 hold up – not only to the standards of the original, but also to the standards of modern gaming?
For those of us who sunk more hours than we would want to admit into Goldeneye 007 on the Nintendo 64, the prospect of reliving the...