ScrippsNews writes: "Longtime readers probably know that I hesitate reviewing movie-themed games. Most of the time they are bland, thinly veiled marketing ploys just itching to squeeze another $60 out of the consumer. And in today's economy, no one wants to drop that kind of cash on a lackluster tschotke.
"Quantum of Solace" does not do the James Bond brand justice through its single-player campaign. Yes, you do get some exciting shootouts in Bond-type locales. Yes, there is a high rate of satisfaction from sneaking around and plucking off the baddies with your silencer pistol. But the campaign is extremely brief and the momentum you've spent a few hours building up to is left dangling."