007: Licence to Kill

Critic Score User Score
Commodore 64
73
3.9
Atari ST
77
4.5
Amiga
69
3.3
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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 Amstrad CPC My helicopter crashed.
007: Licence to Kill Atari ST First level complete...check out the letters in the left and to the top of the screenshot...
007: Licence to Kill BBC Micro Level 3. I think you just have to drop a man on a rope into the plane that moves around the screen.
007: Licence to Kill ZX Spectrum Starting level (helicopter sequence)

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

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jul, 1989 9.8 out of 12 82
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jul, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Aug, 1989 80 out of 100 80
The One for Amiga Games Amiga Jun, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Zzap! Amiga Sep, 1989 77 out of 100 77
ST Format Atari ST Aug, 1989 76 out of 100 76
The Games Machine (UK) Amstrad CPC Oct, 1989 75 out of 100 75
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Sep, 1989 730 out of 1000 73
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Jul, 1991 73 out of 100 73
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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