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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 Title screen (EGA)
007: Licence to Kill MSX Helicopter scene
007: Licence to Kill MSX Bump the trucks
007: Licence to Kill MSX It's not easy to pass

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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) Amiga Aug, 1989 84 out of 100 84
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Aug, 1989 83 out of 100 83
The One Atari ST Jul, 1989 82 out of 100 82
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jul, 1991 82 out of 100 82
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Oct, 1989 80 out of 100 80
The One for ST Games Atari ST Jun, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Jun, 1991 78 out of 100 78
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Sep, 1989 711 out of 1000 71
Commodore User Commodore 64 Aug, 1989 70 out of 100 70
Play Time Atari ST Jul, 1991 60 out of 100 60

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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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