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GoldenEye remake will feature 'much tougher' opponents

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If you want to beat the upcoming Wii GoldenEye remake, you may need a sharp eye. According to Nintendo, it's going to be bigger, better, and badder than the N64 classic.

In the latest Nintendo Week, producer Dawn Pinkney said, "The enemies are much tougher opponents, because obviously things have moved on since 1997. They're a lot more physical this time around, so they're going to come up, they're going to melee you, they're going to kick you, as well, if you're crouched. They use cover really intelligently."

Sounds like they motion-captured the bullies at my high school.

In addition to improved AI technology, Activision went with a tougher, more action-ey James Bond presentation to mesh with Daniel Craig's new, more ass-kicking portrayal of Bond.

"Daniel Craig's Bond is completely different. He's so brutal, and physical, and agile and that was really exciting because we were able to bring that into the gameplay. You're vaulting through the environment... you're punching enemies, you can punch glass, you can vault through glass."

Bond smash!

[Source: GoNintendo]

Oct 26, 2010

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11 comments

  • mrmorozov987 - October 29, 2010 5:35 p.m.

    @db1331 That'd exactly the same way I feel. Maybe just because the original was such a feat on the N64, but this new one just doesn't feel as special. For example, my favorite memories of the original was totally perks, XP, and classes (that's sarcasm, there). There's updating a game for modern times, then there's completely forgetting your roots.
  • dyingisfunny - October 28, 2010 3:58 a.m.

    Great. I cant even beat the original version, even though i suck at fps in general
  • Kenzo - October 27, 2010 5:01 p.m.

    @db1331 that was seriously the funniest thing I've heard all week. I'm still laughing from it! you win +5 internetz
  • db1331 - October 26, 2010 8:56 p.m.

    @CancerMan OK, your pic and name almost made me lol, even as a person who lost someone to cancer. Good show.
  • Hotdiddykong - October 26, 2010 8:51 p.m.

    Thats good, If anything i cant wait for the multiplayer!
  • nightmare17 - October 26, 2010 8:31 p.m.

    I enjoyed this game back in the day but that was when I was like 8 years old. When shooters were still young. After playing Bad company 2 and halo reach I don't think I will be getting any other shooters.
  • CancerMan - October 26, 2010 8:23 p.m.

    Improved AI on a 13 year old game! My mind was just blown.
  • batmanboy11 - October 26, 2010 8:14 p.m.

    I was hoping the enimies wouldn't be the same as the original...
  • GamesRadarTylerWilde - October 26, 2010 7:32 p.m.

    @db1331 The same feeling seems to be present here. Did we love the original? Yes. Do we want to play a remake of a 13-year-old game? Hum. Well, actually, probably not. But we'll see.
  • db1331 - October 26, 2010 7:02 p.m.

    I love shooters, love Bond flicks, and I loved the original Goldeneye on 64. Hell, Goldeneye is probably my 2nd favorite of all the Bond movies too. But I am not looking forward to this game in the slightest. I can't quite pinpoint why though. "Do you expect me to be good?" "No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to suck."
  • bosox - October 26, 2010 6:49 p.m.

    FIRST!~!~!~ but to stay on topic, cant wait until it comes out

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