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GoldenEye 007 on Wii DS

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GoldenEye 007 is a Shooting game available on the Wii DS. It can be played in Singleplayer Competitive Splitscreen modes.

GoldenEye 007 is a Shooting game. Shooting games present a world in which the character must shoot their way out of dangerous situations. They provide the player with an array of weapons tailored to specific tasks. This unavoidably involves a combination of fisticuffs and gun based fighting that dictates the violent nature of these experiences. Beneath this harsh exterior though is often an intricate tactile game - and this is usually what drives the player.

GoldenEye 007 can be played in a Singleplayer mode. Single Player Campaign games focus on one player's experience. Rather than collaborate with other players either locally or online, players progress alone. The campaign style of gameplay offers a connected series of challenges to play through. These chapters work together to tell a story through which players progress. Single player games are able to focus on one experience of a scenario, so that it is usually a richer, more visceral game.

GoldenEye 007 can be played in a Competitive mode. Competitive Multiplayer games provide experiences where players compete against each other and the computer. Obviously lending itself to sports and team games, these competitive engagements have also dominated the shooting and fighting genres because of the direct combat and expertise involved in each. Although these games were originally played in a split screen style, more recently they are played online via services such as PlayStation Network, Xbox Live and the Nintendo Wireless Connection.

GoldenEye 007 can be played in a Splitscreen mode. Split Screen Multiplayer games involve multiple players by providing a portion of the screen for each person. This enables two, three or four players to be involved in the game using just one console. Although popular for the PS2, Gamecube and Wii it is becoming less common in modern 360 and PS3 games which are less willing to sacrifice horsepower from the visuals to accomodate the extra players - they opt for an online multiplayer mode instead.



GoldenEye Wii may not be a replica of the classic N64 game, but it has enough of the family likeness to be an exciting prospect for local multiplayer fans. Four player split screen, online multiplayer and perks sound happily familiar.

Although Rare's ties with Microsoft have reserved the original GoldenEye and Perfect Dark for XBLA, this new version of GoldenEye for the Wii is promising. It's a fresh game based on the GoldeneEye film updated with Daniel Craig's more lethal approach to secret agent-ing.
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Scripted Gamer review Sat, 25 Dec 2010

In our Christmas special of Scripted Gamer, Fred and Bob take Mr Bond to task.

Confused? Listen to the Scripted Gamer Pilot episode to meet our reviewers and hear how it all started that fateful day.
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Story Gamer review Mon, 13 Dec 2010

GoldenEye 007 Wii updates Pierce Brosnan's debut cinematic adventure as a game starring Daniel Craig. The result is not only a fun FPS for the Wii, but also a fascinating new take on the movie's storyline.

GoldenEye is a great Bond movie. You've probably seen it, and I'm going to presume you already have and talk about the plot in detail. If you haven't, and want to avoid spoilers (although, this being a Bond movie, the twists are not that surprising) there's a link to buy the DVD on the right.
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Tired Gamer review Thu, 02 Dec 2010

right, before i get on to sharing my thoughts about the experience of playing GoldenEye 007 Wii, there are just a few things i would like to say about the concept:

firstly, reviewers have been tripping over themselves to emphasise that although it 'borrows' the name of one of the most popular games of all time, and one of the few hardcore-type games to ever truly shine on a Nintendo playform, this is not a remake, but a totally new imagining of the Goldeneye story that thoroughly competes and deserves to be assessed on its own merits. OK, sorry, a totally new imagining? exactly how much imagination does it require to make a game and call it after an old game that everyone loves?
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Family Gamer review Fri, 19 Nov 2010

GoldenEye 007 DS charmed us with Dame Judi Dench's dulcet tones, but even that wasn't enough to keep us from going back to play Black Ops DS.

GoldenEye 007 DS comes with some pedigree, and not only from the eponymous N64 game. N-Space has turned their hand to a few first-person shooters both on the Nintendo DS and elsewhere.
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Family Gamer review Wed, 10 Nov 2010

GoldenEye 007 reminds us the Wii isn't just a novelty. Visuals and game play stand up alongside the 360 and PS3, while at the same time it delivers more local multiplayer modes than those consoles usually do.

I have a soft spot for shooting games on the Wii. Not the light gun games (although there are many good examples of them too), but first person shooters like Medal of Honour Vanguard, Call of Duty World at War, Modern Warfare Reflex, The Conduit and most recently Call of Duty Black Ops.
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