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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 Among Bond's gadgets is a grappling hook disguised as a cell phone. It has limited use however because it can only attach to special "grapple points" within a level.
007: Nightfire Windows The x-ray vision mode is also helpful in locating secret areas, like this room concealed behind a library bookshelf.
007: Nightfire Windows Agent Alura McCall offers covering fire.  She can't seem to hit anything but that's not the point is it?
007: Nightfire Windows Q provides a selection of gadgets like this lock cutting laser watch.

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User Reviews

The name is Crap. Generic Crap. Zovni (9344) 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars
No deal, Mr. Bond Terrence Bosky (5232) 1.57 Stars1.57 Stars1.57 Stars1.57 Stars1.57 Stars

The Press Says

PC Zone Dec 03, 2002 8.7 out of 10 87
PC Games (Germany) Dec 27, 2002 85 out of 100 85
Gamesmania Jan 07, 2003 80 out of 100 80
Pelit Dec, 2002 79 out of 100 79
PC Zone Benelux Jan, 2003 78 out of 100 78
GameSpy Dec 04, 2002 66 out of 100 66
Joystick (French) Dec, 2002 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot Dec 06, 2002 6 out of 10 60
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 09, 2002 11 out of 20 55
JeuxVideoPC.com Jan 11, 2003 8 out of 20 40

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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 (1701) added 007: Nightfire (Windows) on Jan 11, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (129784)