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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.

Screenshots

007: From Russia with Love PlayStation 2 The game starts with a cinematic animated sequence. The baddies are already getting into position at the Houses of Parliament when Bond arrives to look after the Prime Minister's daughter
007: From Russia with Love PlayStation 2 A cinematic insert<br>The baddie escapes with the Prime Minister's daughter using a jetpack.<br>Wake up girl! His hands are full so what's stopping you from getting away?
007: From Russia with Love PlayStation 2 The camera can be moved around freely, here it's used to get a good look at Bond
007: From Russia with Love PlayStation 2 So we've taken out the snipers on the clock tower, and the soldiers on jet packs and the next target is a helicopter!

Promo Images

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007: From Russia with Love Screenshot
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Alternate Titles

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

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Game Freaks 365 2005 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) Nov 09, 2005 4 out of 5 80
IGN Oct 31, 2005 7.9 out of 10 79
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2005 7.75 out of 10 78
Game Vortex 2005 76 out of 100 76
Digital Entertainment News (den) Dec 02, 2005 7.2 out of 10 72
GameSpy Oct 31, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GamerDad Jan 01, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameLemon Mar 28, 2006 6.7 out of 10 67
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 17, 2005 13 out of 20 65

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Caltrus (388) added 007: From Russia with Love (PlayStation 2) on Nov 07, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (208414), Caltrus (388) and Xoleras (66826)