Moby Poll: What kind of game collector are you?

Ian Fleming's James Bond 007 in Live and Let Die: The Computer Game

MobyRank MobyScore
Commodore 64
...
...
ZX Spectrum
...
...
Amiga
...
3.7
Not an American user?

Description

You are James Bond 007 and you must stop Mr. Big from delivering heroin for free. You control a boat that can destroy enemy boats and can go up to 100 MPH. You must dodge or destroy enemy boats and must dodge defensive gun fire.

Screenshots

Ian Fleming's James Bond 007 in Live and Let Die: The Computer Game ZX Spectrum Mission 1 is a training mission in the Sahara.
Ian Fleming's James Bond 007 in Live and Let Die: The Computer Game ZX Spectrum For variation the waterway occasionally gets narrow
Ian Fleming's James Bond 007 in Live and Let Die: The Computer Game ZX Spectrum I suppose hitting the ramp & jumping over the gates would have been way cooler than crashing into the wall
Ian Fleming's James Bond 007 in Live and Let Die: The Computer Game Atari ST Main menu

Alternate Titles

  • "Leben und sterben lassen: Das Computerspiel" -- German title
  • "James Bond 007: Elä ja anna toisten kuolla" -- Finnish Title
  • "Aquablast" -- Original Title (refer to Trivia)

Part of the Following Group

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


The Press Says

Génération 4 Atari ST Dec, 1988 91 out of 100 91
ST/Amiga Format Atari ST Jan, 1989 83 out of 100 83
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amstrad CPC Feb, 1989 786 out of 1000 79
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Jan, 1989 73 out of 100 73
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Jan, 1989 723 out of 1000 72
Zzap! Commodore 64 Feb, 1989 70 out of 100 70
The Games Machine (UK) Amstrad CPC Jan, 1989 69 out of 100 69
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Jan, 1989 64 out of 100 64
Power Play Atari ST Nov, 1988 56 out of 100 56
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Dec, 1988 5 out of 10 50

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

Development

Developers Elite Systems International Ltd began writing the game without knowing it would ultimately become a James Bond title. The game was swiftly branded with the usual 007 trappings and titled Live And Let Die as publishers Domark spotted the obvious connection with the film's speedboat chase. Elite also released the game Aquablast (the original title) to the market without any Bond branding.
Contributed to by Hello X) (10984), Caltrus (344) and Martin Smith (63136)