007: Licence to Kill (Atari ST)

007: Licence to Kill Atari ST Title Screen.


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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.


007: Licence to Kill Atari ST Killing some baddies at the start of the level
007: Licence to Kill Atari ST Chasing Sanchez's Jeep
007: Licence to Kill Atari ST Your helicopter can make things go BOOM
007: Licence to Kill Atari ST One more shot and I'm dead...what were the designers thinking when they made the 2nd level so hard?

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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The Games Machine (UK) Aug, 1989 84 out of 100 84
The One Jul, 1989 82 out of 100 82
The One for ST Games Jun, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Aug, 1989 80 out of 100 80
ST Format Aug, 1989 76 out of 100 76
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Sep, 1989 711 out of 1000 71
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Sep, 1989 8.2 out of 12 68
Play Time Jul, 1991 60 out of 100 60


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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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