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007: Agent Under Fire (PlayStation 2)

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Description

007: Agent Under Fire is the first James Bond game to appear on the PlayStation 2, GameCube, and Xbox. The game casts the player as the legendary James Bond who must accomplish missions throughout different areas of the world. Bond is sent on a mission rescue Zoe Nightshade, a CIA agent in the hands of Nigel Bloch. Nigel Bloch is the CEO of Identicon, a section of a highly successful industry company known as Malprave industries. Bond is also tasked to retrieve the set of DNA samples that are in Identicon's hands. So James Bond sets off on another adventure...

The game combines three game modes into one package: first-person-shooter, which is what most of the missions are, a rail-shooter, where the player only controls firing, and a driving game, where the player drives one of the many Bond cars. Numerous weapons have been added to the series, along with some fictional weapons like the Photon cannon and the 5-way grenade launcher. The player can utilize a wide array of gadgets and weapons, like the Q-Claw, Q-Decoder, and Bond's trusty Walther handgun. There is a large variety of missions, and Bond can go through most missions with weapons, or take a stealthy approach. The player is also rated in each level, based on score and difficulty level, and can unlock new features for both single and multiplayer.

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There are 7 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "James Bond 007 in... Agent Under Fire" -- European cover spine title
  • "James Bond 007: Agent Under Fire" -- Informal title
  • "James Bond 007: Agente sotto fuoco" -- Italian title
  • "James Bond 007: Agente en Fuego Cruzado " -- Spanish title
  • "AUF" -- Informal/slang
  • "007: Espion pour Cible" -- French title
  • "007: Agent im Kreuzfeuer" -- German title

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The Press Says

Game Informer Magazine Jan, 2002 9.25 out of 10 92
4Players.de Jan 16, 2002 83 out of 100 83
Futuregamez.net Dec 09, 2001 82 out of 100 82
IGN Nov 12, 2001 7.9 out of 10 79
PlayFrance Apr 09, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Apr 04, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GamePro (US) Aug 01, 2005 3.5 out of 5 70
All Game Guide 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 01, 2001 14 out of 20 70
GameSpot Nov 16, 2001 6.8 out of 10 68

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Trivia

Hacking

007 : Agent Under Fire has become a famous Xbox game, but not because of the gameplay itself. On 31st March 31 2003, a hacker called Habibi-Xbox used a buffer overflow in the game and became the first to hack into an unmodified Xbox. This was part of a $100,000 challenge funded by Lindows founder Michael Robertson.

James Bond

The Agent Under Fire James Bond is a combination of elements from all five previous Bonds.


Additional information contributed by MegaMegaMan.

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JPaterson (9161) added 007: Agent Under Fire (PlayStation 2) on Feb 14, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Kartanym (10785)