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  • Summary: Inspired by the 1963 movie of the same name, From Russia with Love lets you play as the classic James Bond as portrayed by Sean Connery. You can drive in classic cars and use upgradeable weapons and gadgetry to complete the game's nonlinear missions. From Russia with Love also lets youInspired by the 1963 movie of the same name, From Russia with Love lets you play as the classic James Bond as portrayed by Sean Connery. You can drive in classic cars and use upgradeable weapons and gadgetry to complete the game's nonlinear missions. From Russia with Love also lets you invest in and upgrade your character to customize his performance. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 34
  2. Negative: 1 out of 34
  1. The levels were well thought out and most have more than one way through them which is refreshing to see.
  2. Pelit (Finland)
    81
    A rather straight-forward action game. There are a few minor quibbles, but on the whole the action is smooth and frantic. Looks, sounds and feels like Bond. [Nov 2005]
  3. Drive the Goldfinger DB5, fly the Thunderball jetpack and fight some classic baddies in challenging environments. It's enough to make you toss your trilby on to a hat-rack in delight.
  4. While it lasts, Bond fans should fall head over heels for From Russia With Love.
  5. It lacks any measure of challenge, playing out more like a shooting gallery in spots than a proper action game. And above all else, it simply lacks that spark--that thrilling feeling that wasn't just one key part of "Everything or Nothing," but rather, was the entire essence of what made that game so enjoyable.
  6. It all makes for an action game kinda like your typical Bond girl: fun to look at but shallow. With simple mission objectives, cinch puzzles, and autoaim (that you can tweak for more skillful shots if you like), this game practically plays itself.
  7. games(TM)
    40
    It's harmless mass-market entertainment; the kind that any discerning gamer should already know to leave well alone. [Christmas 2005, p.116]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 11
  2. Negative: 1 out of 11
  1. DaveN.
    Nov 3, 2005
    10
    Beautiful game.
  2. GerardoG.
    Oct 31, 2005
    10
    Tons of fun!
  3. PratikP.
    Nov 2, 2005
    10
    It's got Sean Connery as Bond - what more needs to be said?! The game itself is pretty good and I had a lot of fun playing it.
  4. MickeyS.
    Nov 2, 2005
    9
    Feels a lot like the classic Bond. A little slower than Everything or Nothing, but I think the fighting is more fun.
  5. Chris
    Nov 3, 2005
    9
    Great vintage Bond look to the entire game. Jet pack is awesome - FUN! Great hand to hand action, too. Best Bond game yet.
  6. SamP.
    Nov 2, 2005
    8
    Good first level, takes you right into it but doesn't quite match Everything or Nothing. Far better than GoldenEye: Rogue Agent though!
  7. Mar 31, 2017
    0
    On reconnait bien Sean Connery ! mais à part ça ? euh... rien. Juste un fatras pathético-merdo-vidéo-ludique. Quoique le "ludique" soit deOn reconnait bien Sean Connery ! mais à part ça ? euh... rien. Juste un fatras pathético-merdo-vidéo-ludique. Quoique le "ludique" soit de trop en vérité. Si j'étais le grand Sean, j'intenterais un procès pour diffamation diffamatoire et piétinement de mon piédestal de mon image de marque, car en effet seule la jaquette du "jeu" est réussie.

    Consolation (!) : le film du vieux jambon original est tout aussi nul à chier que ce non-jeu, injure au genre TPS... Mais comme disait mon arrière-grand-père : avec de la merde, on ne peut faire que de la merde !
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