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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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Platform Votes Score
GameCube 14 3.8
PlayStation 2 25 3.1
Xbox 11 3.6
Combined MobyScore 50 3.4


The Press Says

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GameCubeGame Vortex
And cool is the word for this one, fans! Nobody can say that Gamecube doesn't have its awesome game at this point. Sure, FPS may not be everyone's cup of tea, but you'll not see any criticism after showcasing your Gamecube's power with Agent Under Fire. In fact, you might even hear some self-professed FPS opponents saying 'Gimme that controller, buddy.' The temptation to take on the role of Bond is just too strong for most people to resist. Coming into this game, my expectations were high, and 007: Agent Under Fire met and exceeded almost every one. Being a fan of more story driven FPS games like Half-Life and Deus Ex, I'd love to have seen a more developed and lengthy set of missions, but with this console and this franchise, we takes what we gets. And with Agent Under Fire, we gets cream-of-the-crop FPS action, no bones about it.
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PlayStation 2Game Informer Magazine
I hesitate to call any game that bears the 007 logo a sleeper, but with the incredible number of triple-A titles being released for PlayStation 2 this holiday season, it's possible that many will overlook Agent Under Fire. Do yourself a favor and check this game out. You won’t regret it.
90
PlayStation 2Game Informer Magazine
Featuring three difficulty settings and some great multiplayer environments, Agent Under Fire delivers the best Bond experience since GoldenEye, and it shouldn’t be missed.
90
XboxGBase - The Gamer's Base
Agent im Kreuzfeuer ist ein gelungener Titel und wird vor allem Bond Fans ansprechen. Die diversen Waffen, Fahrzeuge und Spielzeuge von Q bringen einen neuen Bond Film ins Haus, wo man sogar selbst die Hauptrolle spielt. Abzüge gibt es hauptsächlich für die ziemlich kurze Spielzeit und den mageren Multiplayer Modus. Ein paar Levels mehr, oder zumindest ein paar grössere hätten dem Spiel gut getan und vielleicht würde es dann auch für einen Award reichen.
90
XboxGame Vortex
007: Agent Under Fire is a great game, and very fun to play. Alone, you get quality graphics and classic Bondisms, not to mention pretty Bond Girls. Throw a few more controllers into the mix and you and your buds can have a classic frag-fest. Although I didn't get quite the same awe from 007: Agent Under Fire as I did when I first played Goldeneye, this is a strong title and definitely worth a look, especially if you like to bust out a little split-screen multiplayer action.
89
XboxConsoles Plus
L'univers des films est bien présent dans ce titre très orienté arcade. La prise en main est un peu plus délicate que sur PS2, mais le plaisir de jeu est bien présent et la réalisation, elle, est plus fine que jamais.
87
GameCubeGameZone
Agent Under Fire is a good First Person Shooter for the GameCube. Even though it is on the easy side, this game will keep Bond fanatics coming back till the next game.
87
XboxGameZone
Agent Under Fire is a good First Person Shooter for the GameCube. Even though it is on the easy side, this game will keep Bond fanatics coming back till the next game.
83
PlayStation 2Game Freaks 365
With great graphics, stellar multiplayer, and a prominent license, Agent Under Fire isn't that bad of a game. Yes, it does fall short in areas like its blockiness or repetitive theme song, but it packs a punch, which is more like a slap on the PS2's version. We can't forget that the controls are a bit funky or that single player is short, but when those fall short, action, adventure, and adrenaline are also there. To me, Agent Under Fire is a great attempt at a great game, which fell short a tad bit. I believe that Nightfire will be able to live up to what all of the hype is about.
83
XboxGame Freaks 365
We can't forget that the controls are a bit funky or that single player is short, but when those fall short, action, adventure, and adrenaline are also there. To me, Agent Under Fire is a great attempt at a great game, which fell short a tad bit. I believe that Nightfire will be able to live up to what all of the hype is about.
83
PlayStation 24Players.de
Im Prinzip hat EA alles richtig gemacht: Es wurden zwei beliebte und vor allem zusammenpassende Genre verknüpft und drum herum eine schöne Story gestrickt. Auch in den Bereichen Grafik, Sound und Steuerung hat man sich keine groben Schnitzer erlaubt. Nur die vorgegebenen Hilfestellungen mindern den Spielspaß erheblich und hinterlassen in den sowieso schon streng linearen Shooter-Abschnitten einen schalen Beigeschmack. Daher können die Rennspiel-Levels um einiges deutlicher punkten als die im Endeffekt durchschnittlichen und bis auf die Zwischengegner wenig fordernden Levels, in denen man mit der Waffe in der Hand unterwegs ist. Dank hervorragend präsentierter Bond-Atmosphäre und guten Multiplayer-Modi kann sich das erste Next-Generation-Abenteuer von 007 als solider Zeitvertreib etablieren - auf ein neues Goldeneye müssen wir aber weiterhin warten...
83
GameCube4Players.de
Im Wesentlichen gibt es nur zwei Unterscheidungspunkte zur PS2-Version: die absolut stabil laufende Grafik, die aber trotz allem nicht alles aus dem GameCube herausholt und die Option, Bots in Multiplayer-Gefechten einzusetzen. Ansonsten hat man die Stärken der PS2-Version sehr gut auf den GameCube portiert - vor allem die sporadisch eingestreuten Fahrabschnitte machen einen Riesenspaß. Leider hat man auch die Schwächen mit übernommen, von denen vor allem die Hilfestellungen in den sowieso schon linearen Levels sicherlich das größte Manko darstellen, andererseits jedoch Shooter-Neulingen sicherlich gelegen kommen. Auch wenn das neueste Bond-Abenteuer kein adäquater Ersatz für den Klassiker Goldeneye ist, bleibt der erste Ego-Shooter für den GameCube jedoch dank der sehr gut transportierten Bond-Atmosphäre auf jeden Fall ein Garant für gute Unterhaltung.
83
GameCubeGame Freaks 365
With great graphics, stellar multiplayer, and a prominent license, Agent Under Fire isn't that bad of a game. Yes, it does fall short in areas like its blockiness or repetitive theme song, but it packs a punch, which is more like a slap on the PS2's version. We can't forget that the controls are a bit funky or that single player is short, but when those fall short, action, adventure, and adrenaline are also there. To me, Agent Under Fire is a great attempt at a great game, which fell short a tad bit. I believe that Nightfire will be able to live up to what all of the hype is about.
82
XboxArmchair Empire, The
EA redeems itself and the James Bond video-game line nicely with 007: Agent Under Fire, a good FPS game, notably in the extraordinary multi-player mode, that finally makes up for the mediocre-at-best duo of 007 Racing and TWINE. While it comes nowhere near the overall incredible excellence of the classic GoldenEye, AUF shows that EA is on the right track when it comes to Bond’s first-person shooting exploits, especially considering that another original story title, 007: NightFire (Night Fire), is already scheduled for a multi-platform fall release. If NF improves on AUF’s rough spots while retaining what AUF did well, Bond gaming may indeed finally be getting back to its GoldenEye greatness.
82
PlayStation 2Futuregamez.net
James Bond: Agent Under Fire is a solid title let down by a lack of single player missions. The game has a wonderful graphics engine with now slowdown while the mission variety is superb, although it would have been great to see more variety in the enemies in each level. While the single player game is a little short, the multi-player levels and options more then make up for that deficiency. As a multi-player game it's among the best yet on Playstation 2. This is a very solid title that will keep Bond fans happy for some time. Definitely worth consideration.
82
GameCubeChrist Centered Game Reviews
The graphical prowess of this game shocks everyone who sees it. Even if you do not like the graphics in the game, the gameplay, and controls are really quite good. The use of the Control Stick, the C-Stick, and the R-Button form a quite perfect union that blends into the gameplay perfectly.
81
PlayStation 2Gamesmania
Wer kurzweiligen Actionspaß sucht ist bei James Bond gut aufgehoben. Ein Spiel für lange Winterabende ist 007 aber aufgrund der wenigen Level nicht und somit kein richtiger Wartezeitverkürzer bis der nächste Bondfilm im Kino läuft. Die komplizierte Bedienung in den FPS-Leveln ist zuweilen ein echtes Handicap. Die packend inszenierten Level haben mich jedoch immer wieder vor den Fernseher gefesselt. Trotzdem bleibt ein wenig Enttäuschung, da zu viele Möglichkeiten, für ein klasse Game verschenkt wurden.
81
GameCubeNintendojo
EA has done a great job capturing Bond’s essence. Maybe I’m in a good mood because of Easter (that’s rare of me) but I found this game to be really fun! Mind you, I’m reviewing this as a rental though. I picked Under Fire at the local Blockbuster. Would I be disappointed if I bought his game? Probably not. It was great fun. The prudent thing to do here is to rent this game first. You may want to do more in terms of replay than just chase down records. In the end, this game is nothing like Goldeneye. That’s a good thing in my opinion. Good work capturing Bond, EA! Check it out!
80
PlayStation 2PSM
Granted, this latest Bond adventure won't set any real marks for innovation or depth, but it still manages to provide a decently long and fun experience. Of all the 007 titles that have appeared on Sony consoles, I definitely enjoyed this one the most.
80
PlayStation 2GamersMark
This is a great game, by far EAs best efforts in the 007 license so far. Dont expect it to top Goldeneye because it wont. It doesnt have the longest or hardest single player game, but it controls awesome and thr 2-4 player modes are great. I would recommend Red Faction over this but if you already have that one or you’re a huge 007 fan you wont be dissapointed.
80
PlayStation 2GameZone
If you've been itching for a 007 title to be released for a next generation console, your call has been answered, but can Agent Under Fire fill the James Bond void? Having not been based on a movie, this one is lacking a little bit in the story quality department, since variations of most missions seem to have been done previously. While all the missions include objectives that are very "Bond-like," they just aren't the classics we'd expect them to be. The mission settings are remarkable though, as are the overall graphics and sound in the game, which almost make up for the somewhat cheesy objectives. The great multiplayer mode also gives Agent Under Fire an edge and this by itself may be enough for some to justify the purchase of the game.
80
GameCubeGamePro (US)
Agent Under Fire isn't perfect, but even with its control issues it places in the top ranks of the James Bond series of games. Like the films, you've generally seen it all before, but every Bond fan needs to whip out his 007 license once in a while. If you played an agent under fire in the PS2 version, there's no compelling need to repeat here. But if the GameCube's your entre to espionage, by all means live and let die.
80
GameCubeGameSpy
One of the most surprising things about the game is that the driving sequences are actually quite good. They convey the sense of having free run of the streets, Crazy Taxi style. The physics of driving even feel solid, whether you're in a sports car or a lumbering tank. The rail shooters are the least interesting parts of the game, but they comprise only two of the twelve missions, and it's a simple matter to power past them. In fact, Agent Under Fire is thankfully free of brick walls; it's easy enough to get past any given mission to see what's next.
80
XboxGamePro (US)
Agent Under Fire is no GoldenEye, but its gameplay is still thrilling enough to pick up and play. Playing Agent Under Fire is like watching a James Bond flick the game's full of fiery action at every turn. Most of the game takes place in first-person mode, similar to previous Bond games, and as in the Bond movies, you'll periodically take the wheel of one of James' famous roadsters to speed through the streets with rockets and guns blazing. The sharp graphics and cool sounds add to the entire Bond theme.
79
PlayStation 2IGN
Strangely enough, after all these years, the world still needs James Bond, the endearing, suave, British secret agent who has the power to blow away enemies with a single shot, and who instantly seduces gorgeous women all over the world. His legacy is universally appealing, spanning more than 30-plus years of books and movies, and most recently, he's starred in videogames. In game, his beginnings have been, shall eye say, golden?
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PlayStation 2videospiele.com
Tja, der größte Kritikpunkt an "Agent im Kreuzfeuer" ist eigentlich die fehlende Langzeitmotivation. Zwar gibt es reichlich zu erspielen, aber die Level sind doch sehr geradlinig. All zu viel Spaß macht es deshalb nicht, dauernd wieder die selben Szenerien zu spielen, nur um ein paar Extras freizuschalten. Unterm Strich bleibt aber trotzdem ein mitreißender Actiontitel, mit dem man für ein Wochenende sicherlich viel Spaß haben kann. Jedoch hat man irgendwie das Gefühl, dass einiges Potenzial verschenkt wurde.
77
GameCubeIGN
Meet James Bond 007… in Agent Under Fire, the first FPS (first-person shooter) to be released for GameCube. Electronic Arts ported the game over from the PlayStation 2, bringing improved visuals and multiplayer bots to Nintendo's budding new console. Being the first James Bond licensed software as well as its debut as the first GameCube FPS is, no doubt, a winning combination. However, even with all this Agent Under Fire isn't without its design flaws or turn offs.
76
XboxIGN
Halo has taught us what to expect from a first person shooter on the Xbox. It's certainly a lofty standard for every game to live up to, but Agent Under Fire could've worked on the Xbox if it hadn't come over as a PS2 port. Spiffing up the graphics and slinging onto the Xbox merely adds polish to whatever problems the game had on PS2. The footspeed, controls, enemy AI and rate of fire in the FPS segments of Bond just don't synch up the way they need to for this game to be anything more than a short term, big-licensed little snack of a game whilst Xbox owners wait for the big guns, literally, to come blazing onto the system. Unreal Championship, Rainbow Six: Raven Shield and even EA's own Medal of Honor Xbox title can't get here soon enough.
75
GameCubeNintendo Difference
James Bond : Espion pour Cible est un bon jeu. Si vous comptez jouer en multi joueurs, achetez le. Sinon, pensez-y comme il faut, car avec seulement douze missions, le jeu se finit un peu trop rapidement.
75
PlayStation 2PlayFrance
Pour résumé l'affaire "Espion pour cible", vous prenez le meilleur de James Bond, le (presque) meilleur des jeux de caisses, le meilleur des Doom-like, vous mettez le tout dans votre shaker préféré, vous remuez bien, servez dans un verre givré, n'oubliez pas l'olive... et votre plus beau Walter PPK. Yes darling, i'm comin'
75
PlayStation 2GameSpy
I'm pretty sure that almost everyone on this planet has seen a James Bond movie or two. The dashing secret agent foils the plot of some dastardly villain, while meeting beautiful women, using clever spy gadgets, taking part in death-defying action scenes, and driving some really nice cars. This description fits the PlayStation 2 game, 007: Agent Under Fire, to a tee. And, just like the fact that you don't expect much from the movies other than some escapist summer amusement, you will be much better off if you check your brain at the door and come into Agent Under Fire with low expectations.
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PlayStation 2Gaming Target
Agent Under Fire has some truly great moments, but there just seems to be a few too many flaws holding it back from being a great game. First Person Shooter and Bond fans will find plenty to like in Agent Under Fire. It's not a classic, but Agent Under Fire has several flashes of brilliance that definitely make it worth playing.
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PlayStation 2Netjak
Is it worth getting? If you can find it for about 20 to 30 bucks then yes, but otherwise get something with better longevity - Halo, Brute Force, or possibly NightFire, would be heartier experiences. While it improves upon 007 Racing, Tomorrow Never Dies, and The World is Not Enough, Agent Under Fire feels too rushed for me to give it a recommendation higher than "rental" or "bargain".
70
PlayStation 2Eurogamer.net (UK)
Can Bond really save himself with a last minute reprieve? Well, yes. Agent Under Fire is a good looking and sounding Bond adventure with a splendid multiplayer side to it. The single player game is well worth playing through once, even if you find yourself a mite unimpressed from time to time by the events unfolding on-screen. Repetitive? Okay. Predictable? Sure, but it's still a Bond adventure, and thanks to the multiplayer mode there's some real longevity here. If the last Bond game you played was GoldenEye, it's time to freshen up.
70
GameCubeAdrenaline Vault, The (AVault)
Electronic Arts has managed to capture the Bond ambience, due in no small part to the overuse of his theme music, but the single player experience, which is a very important part of a 007 title, is ultimately too simplistic for a super spy. Moreover, the silly plot is only big enough to span about eight hours of solid play. Casual players and Bond aficionados will find a fun, brief arcade romp here, but hardcore first-person shooter fans demand more meat in their gameplay.
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PlayStation 2Gamereactor (Sweden)
Slutligen vill jag säga att atmosfären i det här spelet är precis så bra som det kan bli i ett spel baserat på världens mest kompetente specialagent. Det känns verkligen James Bond även om EA valt att överdosera hela spelet med den välkända Bond-melodin. James är rent utseendemässigt en stilfull blandning mellan Sean Connery och Pierce Brosnan och spottar regelbundet ur sig väntade, fyndigt placerade kommentarer om det som händer. Trots ett väldigt linjärt upplägg är detta faktiskt riktigt bra. Jag har haft väldigt roligt med Agent Under Fire, då inte minst i flerspelarläge. Så samtidigt som damtidningen utser någon extrem fåntratt som Stefan Sauk till Sveriges rejälaste karl fortsätter jag jakten på världsskurkarna i rollen som tidernas coolaste agent.
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XboxX-Power
Agent Under Fire zal zeker de geschiedenisboeken niet ingaan als een topgame, maar de Bond-fans raad ik toch aan de game zeker eens te checken. De authentieke sfeer is overvloedig aanwezig en erg goed weergegeven. De game kent zeker zijn minpunten, de één al wat grover dan de ander, maar toch slaagt de game er meermaals in een glimlach op je gezicht te toveren. Vooral de multiplayer zorgt ervoor dat je de game nog geregeld zal bovenhalen bij een bezoekje van vrienden.
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PlayStation 2Super Play
Trots detta är dock Agent Under Fire ett köpvärt spel, om man gillar action och Mr. Bond.
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GameCubeKombo.com
Offering a short gaming experience, Agent Under Fire's replay ability lays with-in the unlocking hidden secrets for a short while, then quickly jumps to relying on the multiplayer mode, which is very fun for the most part. Suffering from poor A.I. and an easy difficulty level, Agent Under Fire still delivers a solid gaming experience for the non experienced gamer, while the hardcore gamers will be left turning the bots to the hardest level in multiplayer mode and getting their daily fix of Bond that way. The graphics are commendable, but nothing special. They get the job done, but sometimes you find yourself asking for more. Ultimately, I suggest you go and rent the game before making the possible mistake of spending $50 dollars on a game that you will only play when friends come over.
70
XboxJeuxvideo.com
Un titre agréable mais trop court. Des phases de shoot à faire pâlir les fans de FPS pour finalement classer simplement ce titre dans la catégorie des jeux d'action. Quelques intéressantes possibilités dans le gameplay mais si tout ceci reste assez classique, en somme on passe un bon moment avec Espion Pour Cible même s'il est loin de constituer un hit.
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PlayStation 2Jeuxvideo.com
Le trip James Bond fonctionne bien dans Espion pour Cible. Je ne sais pas pourquoi, mais le fait qu'il ne soit pas l'adaptation directe d'un film permet de s'identifier plus facilement au personnage. Peut-être est-ce parce que l'on ne sait à l'avance ce qu'il va se passer (même si on le devine) ? Toujours est-il qu'avec sa réalisation soignée et sa jouabilité exemplaire, Electronic Arts fait un joli cadeau de Noël à tous les fidèles de l'espion 007. Dommage simplement qu'il soit trop court.
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GameCubeJeuxvideo.com
Un titre agréable mais trop court. Des phases de shoot à faire pâlir les fans de FPS pour finalement classer simplement ce titre dans la catégorie des jeux d'action. Quelques intéressantes possibilités dans le gameplay mais si tout ceci reste assez classique, en somme on passe un bon moment avec Espion Pour Cible même s'il est loin de constituer un hit.
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GameCubeHonestGamers
When all is said and done, however, Agent Under Fire remains a game too short for its own good. The multi-player portion can only sustain a title for so long, and this simply isn't GoldenEye despite technical improvements. It's fun to play, certainly, but not a title that will last most hardcore fans more than a quick rental. The obvious conclusion, then, is that Agent Under Fire is absolutely worth experiencing, but something few will wish to own. A pity. Maybe the inevitible successor will make the small necessary improvements that will set itself apart from the crowd. Until then, it's probably just best to wait and leave your wallet in your pocket.
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GameCubeAll Game Guide
After two great titles on the N64, GoldenEye 007 and the surprise hit The World is Not Enough, Nintendo owners expect great things from their Bond games, not to mention their first-person shooters in general. Agent Under Fire doesn't live up to either of these titles in terms of depth or challenge, but it does offer a more complete package of what's normally found in an action-packed 007 movie.
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PlayStation 2All Game Guide
While it seems each Bond game will inevitably be compared to Rare's classic shooter, Agent Under Fire manages to distinguish itself enough to be a welcome addition to any fan's library. It is a huge improvement over the previous three PlayStation titles, and it has the best graphics and music of any Bond game to date. Factor in the great multiplayer mode, and you have an excellent start for the franchise on the PlayStation 2.
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GameCubeGamersMark
Even though the game has its flaws it still proves to be a fun gaming experience and that is were it counts my friend. I really like this game and I hope you will too!
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XboxGamersMark
Even though the game has its flaws it still proves to be a fun gaming experience and that is were it counts my friend. I really like this game and I hope you will too!
70
XboxGaming Target
From EA, the company who brought us Medal Of Honor - widely renowned to be one of the better current day shooters – comes James Bond’s latest (and original) adventure, Agent Under Fire. Disappointingly, the actual shooting part of the game is highly inadequate, saved only by the far too infrequent driving sections.
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PlayStation 2Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)
After the immense success of Rare's Goldeneye, every interactive rendition of Bond has been measured against it. Technology has taken enormous leaps; the industry has seen four major console systems since the bygone Nintendo 64, yet people still refer to a game from 1997 as the torchbearer of the franchise. Now we welcome James Bond 007: Agent Under Fire, the latest first-person shooter with the super spy's license, courtesy of Electronic Arts. For the first time, the plot has no ties to any Bond movie, so the designers had unlimited action and storytelling possibilities. The result, originally conceived for PlayStation 2, has now come to GameCube, questing for the Goldeneye torch.
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PlayStation 2GamePro (US)
EA's putting Bond back in action for his latest mission, this time on the PS2. In AUF, Bond takes on Identicon, a shadowy corporation bent on a creepy human-cloning scheme. The game's 12 levels involve first-person combat/stealth, car combat, and rail shooting (vehicles drive automatically while you blaze away). The missions range from rescuing a CIA agent to storming an oil rig at sea, and the cool part is how seamlessly the three gameplay styles blend together.
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GameCubeGameSpot
Agent Under Fire isn't a horrible game, but its lackluster level design, poor enemy AI, and easy level of difficulty pile up to greatly detract from what it does offer.
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XboxGameSpot
Fans of GoldenEye 007 and other console first-person shooters will find Agent Under Fire a by-the-numbers FPS affair. Those still curious would be advised to rent, not buy.
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PlayStation 2GameSpot
Agent Under Fire isn't a horrible game, but its lackluster level design, poor enemy AI, and easy level of difficulty pile up to detract from what it does offer greatly. Any game based on Ian Fleming's suave super-spy James Bond in the critical position of following Rare's excellent GoldenEye 007 for the Nintendo 64, receives an incredible amount of attention and likewise has a lot to live up to. Since GoldenEye 007, the Bond license has changed hands from Rare to Electronic Arts, which has served 007 games on the Nintendo 64, PlayStation, and Game Boy Color. Now the company is offering a Bond first-person shooter for the PlayStation 2, albeit with mixed results.
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GameCubeElectric Playground
The driving segments are a nice break, but they're just that--a break, far overshadowed by the main FPS portion of the game with its iffy control and weak AI. Perhaps the biggest, overarching flaw is that the whole experience feels just a tad on the linear/railed side. The attitude and flair of the "Bond Moves," showcased as a nifty bonus, aren't a major focus of the game, which just seems wrong, somehow. Played at its hardest level, Agent Under Fire is certainly a challenge, albeit an uneven and often frustrating one. At the time of this writing, GoldenEye is still a "Connery," the unquestioned ultimate Bond experience, despite its years--if you've already played it to death, Agent Under Fire is a "Brosnan," a good-looking candidate for variety or rental, but little more.
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PlayStation 2Electric Playground
Agent Under Fire’s single-player game is too short and too easy, with limited replayability. It’s fun while it lasts, and the game does successfully combine a first-person perspective shooter with third-person perspective racing game.
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GameCubeGame Critics
Agent Under Fire ultimately feels like yet another attempt to slap a lucrative license onto derivative gameplay in an attempt to fatten the bottom line. It lacks cohesiveness, refinement, and is devoid of anything that could be considered innovative. An enjoyable ride for a time, it is so drowned in conceptual and mechanical clichs that it fails to fully realize the potential of the endearing Bond franchise. Agent Under Fire is stirred, not shaken.
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XboxGame Critics
Unfortunately, despite some redeeming qualities, Agent Under Fire ultimately feels like yet another attempt to slap a lucrative license onto derivative gameplay in an attempt to fatten the bottom line. It lacks cohesiveness, refinement, and is devoid of anything that could be considered innovative. An enjoyable ride for a time, it is so drowned in conceptual and mechanical clichs that it fails to fully realize the potential of the endearing Bond franchise. Agent Under Fire is stirred, not shaken.
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XboxGameSpy
Stylish, yet awkward, engaging yet fleeting. All of these adjectives apply in one way or another to the game, but unfortunately it's the awkward and fleeting descriptions that strike home the hardest. While it might occasionally leave you feeling shaken and stirred, 007: Agent Under Fire will mostly just leave you feeling thirsty.
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XboxEurogamer.net (UK)
As a first person shooter Agent Under Fire is fairly entertaining, if a little bland. As an Xbox title it's competent, but there's precious little to seperate it from the (cheaper) PS2 original. And as a Bond game it's something of a failure, with only the driving missions and a handful of the cutscenes really feeling like they belong to the world of 007.
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GameCubeNetjak
That said, I think the game is at best a three-night renter. For the experience alone, it is worth to see what a FPS looks like on the GC, but I fear that a purchase would boil your blood like a midget with a headache trying to get an aspirin on the top shelf. Ok, so I like some of the controls. And I like some of the graphics and sound. But, I would never ever ever ever ever consider this to be a purchase. I expect some will buy this simply because of the reputation of Goldeneye. Well, this ain't no Goldeneye my friends.
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PlayStation 2Gaming Age
Goldeneye. There, I've said it. As the premier Bond console game, the Nintendo 64 classic still stands as the high watermark for 007 gaming, years after its introduction. Rare's seminal FPS masterpiece brought outstanding control, graphics, storyline and gameplay together in a great single- and multiplayer experience. When MGM transferred the license to Electronic Arts, it was hoped that we'd see even more Bond goodness on the next-gen platforms. After stumbling badly out of the gate with Tomorrow Never Dies and 007 Racing, EA restored some lustre to the franchise with the development of The World is Not Enough on N64. Can they take it to the next level with Agent Under Fire?
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XboxGameCola.net
I think that first-person shooters just don’t age well, like sports games. I played this thing for hours and hours, and there were a few cool spots. Driving was kind of fun; the Streets of Bucharest was kind of fun. There’s a scene where you infiltrate an embassy to get secrets and assassinate people. But it’s hard to get past the fact that this shit looks barely better than a Jaguar game. The environments and builds look like my three-year-old niece got the position of programmer by just showing up with two pails of Duplo blocks. Have you ever been shot in the face with a super-soaker filled with sulfuric acid and angry, bitter piranhas? Or stared directly into the sun until your retinas caught fire? If so, then welcome, brother or sister. You’ve passed initiation.