GoldenEye 007

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Multiplayer Wasn't Planned in 'GoldenEye,' and Other Things I Didn't Know

The iconic multiplayer mode almost didn't come together at all.
Danielle Riendeau
GoldenEye 007

Celebrating 20 Years of 'GoldenEye 007,' the First Great Console Shooter

Goldeneye 007 launched twenty years ago. That's two decades of killing your best friends with proximity mines.
Danielle Riendeau
The Games That Made me

'Conker's Bad Fur Day' Is My Fluffy Valentine

The foul-mouthed little squirrel brought a lot of multiplayer joy to Waypoint's intrepid Publisher Joel.
Joel Fowler
Retro Gaming

In Praise of Video Gaming’s Old Dalliance with Distance Fog

It’s a problem rarely faced today, but the necessary mistiness of fifth-generation games could sometimes be a blessing.
Jamie Mackay

Fan Recreation of 'GoldenEye 007' Gets Its Biggest Update in Years

Update introduces "Dam" map from the original game as well as new weapon skins and general polish.
Leif Johnson

'GoldenEye 007' Is Being Remade in the 'Doom' Engine, and It Looks Great

A resourceful modder is recreating the Nintendo 64 game with Doom's engine, exploding chairs and all.
Leif Johnson

'Goldeneye 007' Gets an Unreal Makeover

This Unreal-ized update makes the N64 classic as seductive as Pierce Brosnan's James Bond.
Beckett Mufson
VICE vs Video games

I Played All the James Bond Games to See Which Was the Least Terrible

GoldenEye 007 is a legendary game, but holy shit did it spawn a lot of cheap knockoffs.
Brock Wilbur
VICE vs Video games

With ‘Shenmue 3’ and ‘The Last Guardian’ Coming, What’s Left for Gamers to Dream Of?

From "Half-Life 3" to anything strong from the SEGA stable, here are the games we're still thirsty for.
Sean Thomas
VICE vs Video games

Mission Imperfection: A Love Letter to ‘GoldenEye 007’

Rare's 1997 Nintendo 64 shooter was a classic of its day, but what exactly is its legacy?
Ed Smith