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GoldenEye: Rogue Agent

MobyRank MobyScore
GameCube
65
3.0
Xbox
61
2.5
Nintendo DS
57
3.7
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Description

After being fired from MI6 for your ruthless behavior in an MI-6 simulator, you begin to work for Auric Goldfinger doing evil deeds. After the first mission (Which is the simulator) you are assigned a Goldeneye by Francisco Scaramanga who acts as the villain’s version of 'Q'. Your Goldeneye can do four separate things which are to see through cover, toss enemies around, use a shield, and hack into computers. The levels in this FPS are all basic run-and-gun style.

Screenshots

GoldenEye: Rogue Agent PlayStation 2 The language selection screen of the UK version
GoldenEye: Rogue Agent PlayStation 2 This screen displays during the game's initial load sequence. Played via PCSX2 emulator, the missing pixel in later shots is possibly due to emulator bugs.
GoldenEye: Rogue Agent PlayStation 2 Inside Fort Knox and taking fire from someone way in the distance. The breaking glass barrier in the foreground is a nice effect
GoldenEye: Rogue Agent PlayStation 2 When starting a new game the player is prompted for their name. There's an eight character limit on this.

Alternate Titles

  • "黄金眼:黑帮情报员" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "GoldenEye: Dark Agent" -- Japanese title
  • "GoldenEye: Au Service Du Mal" -- French title

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User Reviews

A mediocre shooting game at best, with some novel ideas... Xbox lord of daedra (63)
A game that had potential but didn't make the cut.... PlayStation 2 TwoDividedByZero (149)
A shooter so mediocre that it's an achievement in its own right PlayStation 2 Zokolov (66)
Not a bad game, considering PlayStation 2 Goldeneye (12)
A boring repetitive shooter. GameCube Caltrus (344)
Pretty dull, but does have Christopher Lee... GameCube Keeper Garrett (963)
For a cheap cash in on a classic it's not that bad. Xbox MegaMegaMan (2216)

The Press Says

4Players.de Nintendo DS Jul 15, 2005 69 out of 100 69
Nintendo Difference GameCube Jan 14, 2005 13 out of 20 65
GameSpot GameCube Nov 22, 2004 6.3 out of 10 63
GameSpot Nintendo DS Jun 17, 2005 6.3 out of 10 63
Digital Entertainment News (den) PlayStation 2 Feb 16, 2005 6 out of 10 60
Jeuxvideo.com GameCube Dec 03, 2004 11 out of 20 55
GameSpy GameCube Nov 22, 2004 2.5 out of 5 50
GameSpy Xbox Nov 22, 2004 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
X-Power Xbox Dec 22, 2004 5 out of 10 50
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox Nov 30, 2004 2 out of 10 20

Forums

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Trivia

GoldenEye 007

During the games production, it was rumored that the original GoldenEye 007 video game would be buried within the games code and accessed via a special Easter Egg type of command. The idea was dreamt up by designers who felt that Electronic Arts was trying to piggyback off the success of Goldeneye 007 by calling their newest game "GoldenEye 2", which has no resemblance

Story

Although one of the villains from the James Bond film GoldenEye appears in the game, the stories have no real ties to each other. The plot of the film revolved around a weapon called the GoldenEye which used a nuclear bomb detonated in the upper atmosphere to create a damaging electromagnetic pulse on earth.

Title

The name GoldenEye was originally the name of Bond author Ian Flemming's home in Jamaica.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2004 – Biggest Console Disappointment of the Year

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