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007: Nightfire (Windows)

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Description

You take on the role of James Bond and must save the world. The Phoenix International Corporation is focused on dismantling nuclear warheads throughout the world, but lately evidence has been found that the CEO of the corporation, Raphael Drake, is using his company's concept as a means to find and use the warheads for his own purposes. Because his plans are so well hidden, it is up to Bond, with the help of Q and his gadgets, to stop Drake at whatever cost.

Throughout the game, you will be taken to several exotic areas around the globe, confronting the beautiful Bond women. In your quest to stop the Phoenix Corporation, you have have a variety of weapons available to you, from your trusty Walther to more advanced and prototype machinery.

There are nine total missions, all of which combine stealth, combat, and Q's trusty gadgets, such as your laser watch and X-ray eye glasses.

On the multiplayer side of things, there are three multiplayer modes, some of which include characters and settings from previous Bond movies.

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007: Nightfire Windows Q provides a selection of gadgets like this lock cutting laser watch.
007: Nightfire Windows You can sneak around and knock out enemies in a single hit with a dart thrower ink pen. Again, stealth elements would play a larger role if the bots' AI were more versatile.
007: Nightfire Windows Hey, they actually coughed up the extra dough to use Brosnan's likeness!
007: Nightfire Windows In each level, the player can perform special actions called "Bond Moves", which usually involve solving problems in a daring, non-trivial way.

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User Reviews

The name is Crap. Generic Crap. Zovni (9366) 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars
No deal, Mr. Bond Terrence Bosky (5235) 1.57 Stars1.57 Stars1.57 Stars1.57 Stars1.57 Stars

The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) Dec 27, 2002 85 out of 100 85
Power Unlimited Dec, 2002 84 out of 100 84
Pelit Dec, 2002 79 out of 100 79
ComputerGames.ro Jan 29, 2003 73 out of 100 73
Game Vortex 2002 70 out of 100 70
GameSpy Dec 04, 2002 66 out of 100 66
GameSpot Dec 06, 2002 6 out of 10 60
JeuxVideoPC.com Jan 11, 2003 8 out of 20 40
Eurogamer.net (UK) Dec 02, 2002 3 out of 10 30
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 2003 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 2003 (Issue #225) – Worst Use of a License of the Year

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Rantanplan (1711) added 007: Nightfire (Windows) on Jan 11, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (120985)