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  • Summary: Experience the intensity of being the world's top secret agent. Equipped with a full arsenal of of Q-Lab gadgets and weaponry, you must be suave, resourceful, and lethal as you carry out action-packed missions based on the blockbuster movie. Are you cool under pressure? Deadly when necessary? Of course you are -- you're Bond...James Bond. Expand
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  1. Positive: 14 out of 16
  2. Negative: 0 out of 16
  1. A great game, but it's never going to replace "Goldeneye" or "Perfect Dark." Both games do things bigger and better and more often.
  2. There are only about three really great N64 first-person shooters, and this is one of those three.
  3. TWINE revels in fact that it poaches the concepts pioneered in GoldenEye, and N64 gamers should too, because we haven't had it this good since 1997.
  4. 80
    An excellent homage to "GoldenEye" -- it doesn't really have anything in the way of new ideas but in some ways it's a more enjoyable single player game than "Perfect Dark."
  5. If "GoldenEye" was the Sean Connery of Bond games, and "Tomorrow Never Dies" was George Lazenby, then The World Is Not Enough is a likable Roger Moore--showing its age, in it for the money, and prone to bouts of slowdown, but still sporting that old Bond magic.
  6. If there weren't so many better games of the same ilk, I'd definitely recommend this one. But there are, and TWINE isn't at the top of the stack.
  7. A passable shooter that will please Nintendo-owning fans of the genre, but it won't win any awards for originality, ingenuity or design.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 14
  2. Negative: 1 out of 14
  1. [Anomynous]
    Sep 20, 2001
    10
    Doesn't beat "Goldeye" but it beats "Perfect Dark," and it has great graphics, gameplay, gadgets, and cool weapons, but not enough though.
  2. YanniT.
    Jan 11, 2004
    10
    Everybody loves goldeney, they dont like this. In my opinion this games is exactly the same as Goldeney except for better graphics, gameplay, plot, and the shooting is much more realistic! Expand
  3. MichaelD.
    Jan 11, 2002
    9
    A very good bond game which could have been improved by having more weapons, levels and a bit more excitement.
  4. ChrisJ.
    Jul 7, 2001
    7
    Meltdown. Shouldn't be as hard... should have more guns.
  5. Uter
    May 31, 2003
    7
    It's quite a good fps. But for some unknown reason you can't look up or down. I have no clue why they would take that out - it just makes aiming tough. I would say though, if you liked goldeneye, you probably enjoy this one too. Expand
  6. Aug 16, 2012
    6
    007 suffers from GoldenEye envy and Rare definitely has EA beat on this one. However, 007: The World is Not Enough is still a decent first-person shooter, with a wide variety of weapons and entertaining game-play. The more magic experience would go to GoldenEye, but if you were remotely a fan of that game, The World is Not Enough still has a lot to offer you. Expand
  7. BobF.
    Nov 7, 2001
    2
    This game sucks! The gameplay and multiplayer are horrible. "GoldenEye" and "Perfect Dark" are so much better than this piece of trash.

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