I had Goldeneye as a teenager and I loved it. It was a super thrilling game that was like basically nothing else on the N64 and set the bar for console shooters at the time.
It has been teased for years as something that could show up on Switch and Xbox (and other platforms before that) but hasn't made it because it is a licensing nightmare, with not just Microsoft and Nintendo (who can play nice together these days) but also movie studios and likely actors involved, as well as composers etc...
Now someone has done that work and the game is out. I played through the dam level, which was pretty mind blowing as a youngster even though I'd already played more technically impressive games on PC and...
It's barren and unexciting. It just made me want to play more modern James Bond games and wish someone had gotten it right in recent times (I kind of liked Bloodstone but since then there's been like nothing.)
Is anyone actually planning to play this? Is anyone excited?
Don't get me wrong, it's great for game preservation that it's out, and I'm sure some people will get a nice nostalgia kick, but I think this would have hit much harder in 2008 on Wii and 360 than it does today. It's just so...old and creaky and FPS games have gotten so much better. Maybe if it had online? But even then.
Going from Hi-Fi RUSH to this just made me glad that we have modern video games and the medium has matured so much.
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