This winter Bond’s latest adventure, Skyfall, will thrill movie goers worldwide. But your local cineplex isn’t the only place where you’ll find James Bond; you’ll be able to find him in your living room as 007 Legends brings the action of Bond to your XBox 360,Playstation 3 or PC. 007 Legends, currently targeting an October 16, 2012 launch, ties together five movie-inspired missions, allowing you to experience some of Bond’s most memorable moments first hand. Activision sent out a press release showcasing some of the voice talent the game will use, which gives some clues as to what classic movies are featured. After the jump, read the full press release with the announcements.
007™ LEGENDS TO FEATURE PAST AND PRESENT BOND TALENT
Santa Monica, CA – July 27, 2012 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATVI), announced today that 007™ Legends will feature a variety of past and present Bond talent including Daniel Craig, Michael Lonsdale, Naomie Harris and Richard Kiel, among others.
007 Legends will feature Daniel Craig’s (SKYFALL, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Casino Royale) James Bond while Rory Kinnear (SKYFALL, Wild Target, Quantum of Solace) voices MI6’s Chief of Staff, Bill Tanner. The Moonraker mission features familiar Bond actors, including Michael Lonsdale (Of Gods and Men, Munich, Moonraker) reprising his villainous role as Hugo Drax and Richard Kiel (Happy Gilmore, Moonraker, The Spy Who Loved Me) as Drax’s notorious henchman – Jaws. Naomie Harris (SKYFALL, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, 28 Days Later), from this fall’s feature film SKYFALL, will also make a video game appearance in 007 Legends.
In addition, veteran Bond film and video game writer, Bruce Feirstein (The World Is Not Enough, Tomorrow Never Dies, GoldenEye), pens 007 Legends’ overarching storyline while the acclaimed James Bond film composer – David Arnold (Die Another Day, Tomorrow Never Dies, Independence Day) – and established TV composer, Kevin Kiner (“Hell on Wheels,” “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” “CSI: Miami”) lend their musical expertise and talent to the robust video game soundtrack. The 007 Legends’ talent roster will continue to grow as additional gamemissions are revealed.
A first-of-its-kind Bond video game, 007 Legends features an original, overarching storyline tying together five classic Bond movie-inspired missions plus a sixth mission based on this year’s highly-anticipated movie – SKYFALL – which will be available post launch as downloadable content, to offer the most diverse Bond gaming experience yet! As with the feature films, 007 Legends equips players with state-of-the-art spy gadgets, an arsenal of weapons and sleek vehicles as they jet off to exotic locations and utilize Bond’s quick wits, class and style to take down notorious villains and their brutal henchmen and perform impressive stunts.
For more intel about 007 Legends and to unlock exclusive content, visit the game’s official Web site – www.007Legends.com – and Facebook page – www.facebook.com/007LegendsGame. Planned to launch on October 16, 2012, 007 Legends is being developed by Eurocom, under license from EON Productions Ltd. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. (MGM) for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and download on Windows PC, and is currently rated “RP” (Rating Pending) by the ESRB.