007: Licence to Kill

Critic Score User Score
Atari ST
75
4.0
Commodore 64
73
3.2
DOS
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Description

A "James Bond" action/arcade game based on the movie with the same name. Your aim is to avenge the death of Felix Leiter, who was killed by the drug baron Sanchez.

Technically the game consists of several different vertical scrolling action sequences. In each stage you must fly, drive or walk through a preset terrain. While doing that, you have to shoot enemies, avoid their shots and collect items (mainly ammunition). Some levels rely more on shooting, while others test your reflexes.

Screenshots

007: Licence to Kill DOS Hijacking a Tanker (EGA)
007: Licence to Kill Amstrad CPC I lost all my lives. Game over.
007: Licence to Kill Amstrad CPC Starting the game.
007: Licence to Kill DOS 1st level (EGA)

Alternate Titles

  • "רשיון להרוג" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Permis de Tuer" -- French title
  • "Lizenz zum Töten" -- German title
  • "License to Kill" -- Common mis-spelling
  • "Licence to Kill" -- In-game title
  • "James Bond 007: Lupa tappaa" -- Finnish title

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Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Aug, 1989 83 out of 100 83
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jul, 1991 82 out of 100 82
The One for Amiga Games Amiga Jun, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Aug, 1989 80 out of 100 80
Zzap! Amiga Sep, 1989 77 out of 100 77
ST Format Atari ST Aug, 1989 76 out of 100 76
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Jul, 1991 73 out of 100 73
Commodore User Commodore 64 Aug, 1989 70 out of 100 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Sep, 1989 8.2 out of 12 68
Zzap! (Italy) ZX Spectrum Oct, 1989 68 out of 100 68

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Trivia

Cancelled NES Port

Originally, there was a port of Licence to Kill for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) that was written by Simon Nicol. The game was finished but Domark who was the publisher for Licence to Kill did not think that it was worth releasing because it came out quite a while after the film did.

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