[email protected] writes: "Too many reviewers fall back on the clichéd line “I have a confession to make” when they write about a famous game whose predecessors they have not played. It’s as though missing out on a piece of gaming history is a cardinal sin. More likely, it is a convenient introductory sentence with just the right amount of mystery to draw readers in. Well, I have no confession to make. I did play the original GoldenEye. And it was pretty good."