1. GoldenEye 007 Classic Edition bundle announced

    By Kevin Wells on 2010-08-11
    Nintendo Wii gold Classic Controller Pro for GoldenEye 007

    Nintendo Wii gold Classic Controller Pro for GoldenEye 007

    Activision announced today the GoldenEye 007 Classic Edition bundle that includes an exclusive gold Classic Controller Pro. Inspired by the golden gun the gold controller gives gamers an additional control scheme option, allowing them to play with added accessibility. GoldenEye 007 is currently in development at Eurocom and is expected to be released on November 2nd in the United States. The bundle will be priced at $69.99. A Nintendo DS version is also in development separately by n-Space.

    “In addition to the Wii Remote and Nunchuk, GoldenEye will also support the Wii Zapper for ‘point and shoot’ gamers, giving players several ways to experience GoldenEye on Wii,” said David Pokress, Head of Marketing for Licensed Properties, Activision Publishing. “We also couldn’t pass up the opportunity to pay homage to the golden gun with the gold Classic Controller Pro, which looks cool and also gives shooter fans a familiar control scheme to use as they blast their way through the game.”

    Developed exclusively for Wii and based on the GoldenEye film, the new GoldenEye 007 has been updated to give players a more modern experience by integrating the story into the Daniel Craig series of films alongside Blood Stone due out this November as well for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and the PC from developer Bizarre Creations. GoldenEye 007 features a four-player split-screen multiplayer as well as an online mode for up to eight players with a robust XP system for unlockables and achievements. The game also includes 40 total characters, eight classic Bond characters, ten maps, three standard modes and 18 special modifiers that according to Activision allow gamers to create hundreds of game combinations.

    GoldenEye 007 was recently rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB in the United States.

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