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You are James Bond and you must stop Max Zorin from destroying Silicon Valley and dominating the microchip market. This game will take you to Paris and San Francisco. In Paris you will need to chase Mayday in your vehicle as she parachutes down to her extraction point. In San Francisco, you will get to go to City Hall and go to an abandoned mine where you must disarm a bomb. If the bomb is not disarmed a huge earthquake will occur and Silicon Valley will be flooded.


A View to a Kill: The Computer Game Amstrad CPC Title screen
A View to a Kill: The Computer Game Commodore 64 Chasing Mayday
A View to a Kill: The Computer Game Amstrad CPC Pick up the water bowl
A View to a Kill: The Computer Game Amstrad CPC Loading screen The Mines

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Alternate Titles

  • "Panorama Para Matar" -- Spanish title (Serma Software release)

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Critic Reviews

Tilt Commodore 64 Sep, 1985 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 83
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Jul, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
64'er Commodore 64 Aug, 1985 11 out of 15 73
Tilt ZX Spectrum Dec, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67
Commodore User Commodore 64 Sep, 1985 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Your Commodore Commodore 64 Oct, 1985 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Zzap! Commodore 64 Aug, 1985 36 out of 100 36
Zzap! Commodore 64 Nov, 1992 19 out of 100 19
Happy Computer ZX Spectrum Sep, 1985 Unscored Unscored
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Sep, 1985 Unscored Unscored


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Spectrum version limitations

After running out of memory on the Spectrum machines at the end of the development, the game had to be reduced drastically in gameplay only two weeks before release, making the Spectrum version limited compared to the other released versions. Only two levels are there (instead of three), the screen size is only half of the other versions and some other things are missing (like a level selection).

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  • Game Base 64 (for C64: Games, Database, Music, Emulation, Frontends, Reviews and Articles)
  • Lemon, a C64 game database (for C64: games, reviews and music)
  • Making "A View to a Kill" - The Game (MI6 interviews Spectrum programmer Garry Knight about the history, development and legacy of the game. (April 8, 2007))
  • MSX Generation (for MSX: catalogue; cover art; additional material)
  • Wikipedia (combined platform entry of the two homonym games.)
  • World of Spectrum (downloadable releases; additional material; player reviews; magazine references; magazine adverts)
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