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007: Agent Under Fire

MobyRank MobyScore
GameCube
75
3.8
PlayStation 2
75
3.1
Xbox
74
3.6
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Description

007: Agent Under Fire is the first James Bond game to appear on the PlayStation 2, GameCube, and Xbox. The game casts the player as the legendary James Bond who must accomplish missions throughout different areas of the world. Bond is sent on a mission rescue Zoe Nightshade, a CIA agent in the hands of Nigel Bloch. Nigel Bloch is the CEO of Identicon, a section of a highly successful industry company known as Malprave industries. Bond is also tasked to retrieve the set of DNA samples that are in Identicon's hands. So James Bond sets off on another adventure...

The game combines three game modes into one package: first-person-shooter, which is what most of the missions are, a rail-shooter, where the player only controls firing, and a driving game, where the player drives one of the many Bond cars. Numerous weapons have been added to the series, along with some fictional weapons like the Photon cannon and the 5-way grenade launcher. The player can utilize a wide array of gadgets and weapons, like the Q-Claw, Q-Decoder, and Bond's trusty Walther handgun. There is a large variety of missions, and Bond can go through most missions with weapons, or take a stealthy approach. The player is also rated in each level, based on score and difficulty level, and can unlock new features for both single and multiplayer.

Screenshots

007: Agent Under Fire Xbox James Bond arriving at the scene.
007: Agent Under Fire Xbox Mission selection
007: Agent Under Fire Xbox Main menu
007: Agent Under Fire Xbox Open the door with the O-decryptor.

Alternate Titles

  • "James Bond 007 in... Agent Under Fire" -- European cover spine title
  • "James Bond 007: Agent Under Fire" -- Informal title
  • "James Bond 007: Agente sotto fuoco" -- Italian title
  • "James Bond 007: Agente en Fuego Cruzado " -- Spanish title
  • "AUF" -- Informal/slang
  • "007: Espion pour Cible" -- French title
  • "007: Agent im Kreuzfeuer" -- German title

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User Reviews

In a word: Fun Xbox Mullet of Death (604)

The Press Says

Consoles Plus Xbox Jul, 2002 89 out of 100 89
GameZone PlayStation 2 Nov 30, 2001 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy GameCube Apr 23, 2002 80 out of 100 80
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Nov 30, 2001 75 out of 100 75
Netjak PlayStation 2 Jun 09, 2003 7.1 out of 10 71
Super Play PlayStation 2 Dec, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Dec 01, 2001 14 out of 20 70
Kombo.com GameCube Nov 14, 2003 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Nov 16, 2001 6.8 out of 10 68
GameSpot Xbox Mar 28, 2002 6.8 out of 10 68

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Trivia

Hacking

007 : Agent Under Fire has become a famous Xbox game, but not because of the gameplay itself. On 31st March 31 2003, a hacker called Habibi-Xbox used a buffer overflow in the game and became the first to hack into an unmodified Xbox. This was part of a $100,000 challenge funded by Lindows founder Michael Robertson.

James Bond

The Agent Under Fire James Bond is a combination of elements from all five previous Bonds.


Additional information contributed by MegaMegaMan.

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