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No Mr. Brosnan, we expected you to die in GoldenEye 007

If you have former Bond actor Pierce Brosnan on your late night chat show, the only right thing to do is to put a N64 controller in his hands and make him play himself in GoldenEye 007, however terrible he is at the multiplayer. And he really is terrible at it. [Image: Nintendo]...

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Goldeneye director will Aim For Love with experimental matchmaking system at GameCity

Goldeneye 007 for N64 has quite a legacy regarding its multiplayer, but game director Martin Hollis has a different kind of multiplayer game he wants to try: in Aim For Love, players will take on the role of matchmaker (see what we did with the title now?) and try to set up real-life couples. The...

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Watch the entire GoldenEye 007 postmortem from GDC Europe

We've already covered ex-Rare developer Martin Hollis' GoldenEye 007 postmortem presentation quite a bit, but the GDC Vault has now made the entire presentation available for free. We managed to note the highlights in our previous piece, but Hollis covered much more ground in the hour-long talk...

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James Bond meets Virtua Cop: The development of Rare's GoldenEye 007

During GDC Europe 2012, former Rare developer Martin Hollis recounted his experience directing GoldenEye 007, one of the most fondly remembered games of its time and a landmark title in the history of console first-person shooters. Hollis had only worked on one game for Rare at the time, the...

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GoldenEye 007's multiplayer was added last minute, unknown to Rare and Nintendo management

You might know that the multiplayer mode for GoldenEye 007, the seminal N64 shooter, was only added to the game late in development. What you probably don't know is that the mode was also added unbeknownst to the management at developer Rare and publisher Nintendo. The revelation comes by way of...

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Seen@GDC Europe: The adorable video that led to GoldenEye 007

When Martin Hollis first pitched GoldenEye 007 to Rare boss Tim Stamper in 1995, he had worked as a programmer on the arcade version of Killer Instinct. That wasn't, however, his greatest credential to direct the project, he told an audience at GDC Europe. No, his greatest credential was a video...

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Rare studio tour shows that Kinect is the centerpiece these days

Here's the thing: The stuff you loved when you were a kid changes as you grow up. Mr. Rogers passed away after a long and full life. The Smurfs got turned into a terrible movie starring Katy Perry. And Rare, the creators of all those games you loved way back when, are really, really into Kinect...

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GoldenEye 007: Reloaded gets special Move bundle for PS3

If you didn't buy all the PlayStation Move hardware yesterday thanks to GameStop's 50% off sale, you might be interested in Activision's special Move-only GoldenEye 007: Reloaded bundle, called the "Double 'O' Edition." The first 'O' is surely the game, which has unsurprisingly remapped the...

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Goldeneye 007 'Classic Edition' unlocks Classic Conflict multiplayer mode early

An ostentatious Classic Controller Pro isn't the only bonus you'll get for picking up Goldeneye 007's "Classic Edition" bundle. You'll also get immediate access to the "Classic Conflict" multiplayer mode, in which players will pick from eight classic characters (Jaws, Oddjob, Baron Samedi, Dr. No,...

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Top 5: Licensed Games That Don't Stink

Apparently, happy is the new angry (Uggh, I apologize; I hate the "X is the new Y" phrase as much as anyone). While the Angry Video Game Nerd series continues to grow in popularity, a legion of imitators -- err, "inspirées" -- have arisen from the depths of YouTube. While most appear...

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