Activision announces 007 Legends
Most iconic and intense undercover missions by James Bond come together
Posted by Alex 'SpectralShock' V on Apr 18, 2012 - 10:37am EST (Apr 18, 2012 10:37)
To celebrate the James Bond franchise's 50th anniversary, Activision has announced plans to launch gamers back through time to relive a selection of Bond's most iconic and intense undercover missions from the popular Bond film franchise with 007 Legends.
007 Legends features an original, overarching storyline tying together six classic Bond movies, concluding with this year's 23rd installment - Skyfall. As with the feature films, 007 Legends equips players with state-of-the-art spy gadgets, an arsenal of weapons, including Bond's signature Walther PPK, and sleek vehicles.
"To honor 50 years of the world's top secret agent, 007 Legends offers a collection of his most famed moments in the smartest and most treacherous Bond game yet," said David Oxford, Executive Vice President at Activision Publishing, Inc. "Creating a video game storyline that ties together six popular, yet very different, Bond movie narratives can be challenging, but together with EON Productions, our developer Eurocom, has pulled it off to create an homage that we think will be a unique and highly entertaining Bond video game."
In addition to 007 Legends' main story, the game will feature the return of single-player Mi6 Ops Missions, which debuted in GoldenEye 007: Reloaded and challenges players to compete for the highest online leader board scores. For the first time ever, players will be able to participate as one of Bond's cohorts or villainous foes, reliving the missions through their eyes, as well as 007's. The multiplayer includes local four-player split-screen game modes and online competitive gameplay with new maps, weapons and characters derived from Bond's 50 year legacy.
Planned to launch this fall, 007 Legends is being developed by Eurocom for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.