007: Licence to Kill

Critic Score User Score
Amiga
69
3.3
BBC Micro
...
...
DOS
...
3.1
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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 MSX Shoot the turrets
007: Licence to Kill Amiga Title screen
007: Licence to Kill DOS Title screen (EGA)
007: Licence to Kill Atari ST First level complete...check out the letters in the left and to the top of the screenshot...

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) Atari ST 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
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Sep, 1989 79 out of 100 79
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Jun, 1991 78 out of 100 78
CU Amiga Amiga Aug, 1989 69 out of 100 69
Amiga Computing Amiga Sep, 1989 59 out of 100 59

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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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