Posts Tagged ‘James Bond’

Here Is A Natural Language James Bond Text Adventure

By Nathan Grayson on October 24th, 2012.

Now featuring a startling new videogame technology from the fuuuuture: occasional images!

The British Intelligence Officers Exam is technically an advergame. It’s also among the more authentic James Bond experiences I’ve ever had. Oh, and it’s a text adventure – a startlingly unique one, too. Then again, considering its pedigree – it heralds from Hide&Seek, the folks who put together this wild “playful experience” festival Kieron wrote about before he became a ghost – that’s not as shocking as you might think. In short, though, TBIOE doesn’t actually put you in direct control of a character. Instead, you converse with an agent in the field who’s attempting to accomplish any number of objectives – for instance, escaping from baddies with precious data in hand or tracking a notorious arms dealer. I even found myself paralyzed by a couple seriously tough non-black-and-white choices that actually made me think. The real magic of TBIOE, though, lies in its language. Its agents may not seem entirely human, but they do a pretty convincing impression most of the time.

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Goldfinger Also On Craig’s List: 007 Legends

By Adam Smith on September 18th, 2012.

The screenshot continues the proud tradition of crap villain introductions. The headline refers to the list of Bond films and their villains that are being recreated in shake and stir ‘em up 007 Legends, a list maintained by a pretend version of Daniel Craig, voice by the actual Daniel Craig who sounds like he’s doing a rushed and rubbish impression of himself. Clear enough? Legends will construct a bridge of continuity between On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Goldfinger, Licence to Kill, Die Another Day and Moonraker. The last mission apparently covers some Skyfall happenings, so there’ll be at least one surprise. Here’s a video of the Goldfinger scenes, which are extremely unsurprising.

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Jaws-Dropping: 007 Legends Gets Licence To Kiel

By Richard Cobbett on July 27th, 2012.

Jaws, bending the bar while lowering it.

This is a screenshot that Activision thinks will convince you to purchase 007: Legends later this year – despite the website trying its best to not tell anyone that there’s even going to be a PC version. This is a thing they believe will happen in the reality in which you live. That is all.

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