Metascore
64

Mixed or average reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 15
  2. Negative: 2 out of 15
  1. Dec 18, 2010
    25
    Sluggish controls, poorly designed weapons, lousy online functionality.
  2. Feb 6, 2011
    40
    Amounts to nothing more than walking along a featureless corridor while somebody tells you an abridged version of the GoldeneEye plot. [Christmas 2010, p.72]
User Score
7.1

Mixed or average reviews- based on 13 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Jan 30, 2011
    7
    This review contains spoilers, click full review link to view. Fun and hard at the same time. Everyone is debating neither if this game will blow or be the next replacement for the N64. Mostly everything has changed, the levels, the characters, etc. The plot is the same thing as the movie just going on and shooting bad guys that are in your way and trying to find out who controls the Janus Group. You take control of James Bond, 007 which everyone knows in most of his movies and games but except you don't play as Pierce Brosnan, you play as Daniel Craig who speaks so fast people wanna just repeat the mission. The Gamplay is nice and sluggish. The good part about it is you get to replay those moments again from the Dam all the way to the Cradle. The controls on the other hand makes your hand fall asleep because of the D-Pad you have to pause the game every 30 minutes or so and take a 5 minute break. The shooting in the game is something you have to get used to, It would be better on if you fired from the hip because aiming down the sight brings the camera all over the place. The graphics just your basic DS version, people with funny looking faces and the level design not that bad just trying to be like the N64 version but longer. The Multiplayer is good and brings back the way how you want to play with modes such as Licence To Kill and You Only Live Twice brings back the moment, No wonder why the tagline says bring you friends back, But on the other hand with online is something you would be crying for because if you were the one being aimed at and can't get a shot on the other player then you would most likely just play Story Mode, you walk slow and trying to aim someone is some what impossible. In Short, Good Luck Playing. The game would stand up for a couple of months and end up being used for a cheap price. You should buy this game if you played the N64 and see whats new. Full Review »
  2. Nov 3, 2010
    10
    Immersive. Fun. Game mechanics are well-implemented. AWESOME level design. Best shooter on the DS. This review is based on the first few levels of single player. Multifplayer untested. Full Review »
  3. Apr 26, 2013
    7
    It´s Like the game from the N64 with different controls but checking the small amount of shooters on the DS you can definetly be sure that this is one that has a big amount of nostalgia and fun Full Review »