10°
Submitted by Syko 2077d ago | review

GiN Review: Quantum of Solace

Chris Richards writes:

"At the end of the Casino Royale movie, perennial spy James Bond (played by Daniel Craig) shoots Mr. White and captures him. The game Quantum of Solace (QoS) starts right at that moment, and I wish the movie did as well.

The game opens with a shootout through the garden and into the house where Bond attempts to get some data off a computer. A self destruct goes off and he leaves the house to recapture Mr. White, who crawled away and was subsequently taken to a helicopter. Bond takes down the helicopter and once again captures Mr. White and throws him into the trunk of his car. The game then goes into a cut scene of a car chase (which is where the movie opens). Though I might be a bit biased here, I played the game on my Xbox 360 before I saw the movie, but I thought the game had a better opening that helped explain the overall plot a bit better. (Don't worry, there are no other spoilers ahead.)

I am always a little bit wary of games based on movies. My typical feeling is that they are generally a good game concept that was rushed though production to be released when the movie is released. And we all know this happens a lot.

I did get that feeling from Quantum of Solace, but I didn't think it had as large an impact as I have seen in other movie-to-game disasters." (James Bond : Quantum of Solace, Nintendo DS, PS2, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360) 4/5

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
10°

Review: So Many Me Is A Delightful And Challenging Puzzle Platformer | EGMR

19m ago - EGMR writes: "So Many Me is cute. Its atmosphere is delightful throughout and it never needs to b... | PC
10°

Disney Magical World Launches Across Europe on 24th October

25m ago - North American gamers were treated to a tasty Disney themed gaming treat earlier this year in the... | 3DS
10°

The Games of Hyper Japan

25m ago - After the tour of the event here’ s more focused video exploring the games section and the exhibi... | Culture
10°

Z-Run Review - Gaming Nexus

25m ago - From the review: "A fun concept and addictive gameplay cannot make up for an overly short single-... | PS Vita
Ad

Study Game Design at DeVry

Now - DeVry University, is an accredited* university offering you the flexibility of over 90 locations, online courses and a wide variety of bachelor's a... | Promoted post
30°

Has Content Update #1 fixed EA Sports UFC?

1h ago - The first update for EA Sports UFC is completely free, and contains three new fighters in additio... | PS4
Related content from friends