Released by Rare in 1997, Goldeneye 007 by many accounts, was the reason that people purchased a Nintendo 64. It was received warmly by critics around the world and outsold many other popular games of the time - cementing its place as one of the highest selling console games of all time. There were many reasons that this game was well received. Best of all, it was one of those elusive games that actually performed very well as a video game based on a movie (now, if only we could get a movie doing the same thing). Why is the game such a fantastic addition to any classic gamers’ library? How has this game stood the tests of time and continued to be a Friday night favorite?