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From Russia with Love Starring Sean Connery as James Bond

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
71
3.5
PSP
61
3.1
GameCube
76
3.6
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Description

Building on 007: Everything or Nothing's range of strengths, 007: From Russia with Love is based on the 1963 film starring Sean Connery as James Bond. He is sent to Istanbul to acquire the Russian decoder machine known as the Lektor from a (supposedly) defecting Russian agent by the name of Tatiana Romanova. However, the Russians have no knowledge of this plan because it is a trap for James Bond created by the criminal organization known as Octopus. It is up to James Bond to seize the device and confront the dangerous assassin Red Grant and the ruthless Rosa Klebb.

In most of the 18 missions the player progresses through linear levels while shooting everything in sight. The player can lock onto an enemy at range and cycle between visible enemies, or focus in closer on a single enemy to make opportunistic targets appear, such as uncovered grenades or gaps in armor. Sometimes Bond can also use stealth or hand-to-hand combat, which are basically quick-time events where the player needs to press a displayed button in a limited time to dispatch a foe. Special tasks can be preformed with gadgets, e.g. the laser watch or a small remote controlled helicopter. This procedure gets spiced up with occasional driving or new jet pack sequences.

The player gets rewarded for certain actions with bonus points, e.g. succeeding in melee combat or searching containers. There are three different kind of points which unlock different things: bonus content like making of videos, bonus levels, and weapon upgrades. Every weapon and gadget can be upgraded in different areas, but only once.

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From Russia with Love Starring Sean Connery as James Bond Xbox Hiding behind walls & pillars then popping out blazing lead is very satisfying!
From Russia with Love Starring Sean Connery as James Bond Xbox You can also take down bad guys with a multitude of kicks, punches and combos!
From Russia with Love Starring Sean Connery as James Bond PSP Bond moment
From Russia with Love Starring Sean Connery as James Bond Xbox Main Menu

Alternate Titles

  • "俄罗斯之恋" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Джеймс Бонд: из России с любовью" -- Russian spelling
  • "Liebesgrüsse aus Moskau: Starring Sean Connery as James Bond 007" -- German title
  • "Eluosi zhi Lian" -- Chinese title
  • "Dalla Russia con amore" -- Italian title
  • "Bons baisers de Russie" -- French title

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User Reviews

Ahhh, Pussy Galore?! Well, who taught you judo? Xbox lado (28)

The Press Says

Looki Xbox Dec 18, 2005 83 out of 100 83
IGN PlayStation 2 Oct 31, 2005 7.9 out of 10 79
Just Adventure PlayStation 2 May 03, 2006 B 75
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Dec, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Dec, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Fragland.net Xbox Feb 14, 2006 72.4 out of 100 72
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Nov 01, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Xbox Nov 01, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GamerDad Xbox Jan 01, 2006 3.5 out of 5 70
GameSpy PSP Apr 04, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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