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Rate/Review: 'Quantum of Solace: The Game'

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#1 Qwerty


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Posted 16 December 2008 - 06:38 PM

Since Quantum of Solace has been out for about a month now, plenty of James Bond gamers have likely had a chance to play (if not beat) the game.

How does it stand up? Better than the EA titles - worse? Is the single or multiplayer anything special?

How about the GoldenEye comparisons?

Sound off here.

#2 BlackFire


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Posted 16 December 2008 - 06:47 PM

For me it'll be a 3.

Not a bad game, but Treyarch/Beenox could've done something way, way better than this.

It's a very good game overall, but -at least for the Wii- could have been better, just like Brawl did, add double cape and add more graphical engine.

The WiFi is overall good, the matches are really fun and there's almost no lag. But it sucked beyond words that you could not be able to play with the Bondverse characters in Multiplayer (I was dying for a Bond vs LeChiffre in an all out shooter battle).

The length is somehow disappointing and it's mostly Casino Royale.

The Music was ok, not what I expected but ok, they should've used music from both, Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace soundtracks from David Arnold to make you think you were reviving the film.

It needed more cinematics and after-missions videos, like EoN and Nightfire.

In conclusion this is not a bad game, but as someone said, this is NOT Goldeneye's second coming and I doubt that will happen anytime soon.

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Posted 17 December 2008 - 05:53 AM

I also gave the game a 3.

I found this to be a very odd game simply because it's a first-person shooter in which I did very little from the first-person perspective. The game is at its best when the player is using the cover system, which means to me that the entire game should have been done in a third person perspective. There was a lot of potential with this game, but something didn't quite click. Also, it was way too easy, as I beat the game in one sitting, something I've never done with any other game.

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Posted 28 December 2008 - 01:36 AM

I rated it a five, based purely on the fun factor.

I do agree that this game could have been much more, with things like a larger variety of levels from both movies. However, what we do have is one of the most enjoyable and addicting Bond games in years. I have not been addicted to a Bond game this much since The World Is Not Enough for Nintendo 64. That was the last time I actually sat and played the game until it was finished, only taking small breaks in between.

As much as I enjoyed some of EA's other efforts like Nightfire, Everything Or Nothing, and From Russia With Love, none of those were ones that I sat with and felt I absolutely had to finish that night, even though they were all quite fun. The latter two came close, but were nothing like this. Ironically, I'm not even the big gamer that I once was yet I got completely addicted to Quantum Of Solace.

I'd say it's just as good as GoldenEye in that the missions are a great amount of fun and have a great replay value. The control is smooth and the weapons are great. The only thing lacking is the multiplayer. I don't play online so a regular split-screen multiplayer mode would have been great. However, as far as the solo missions go, I think it's on par with GoldenEye even though it is a few levels shorter.

Overall, I think it is a great game and I'll be eager to play Activision's next effort.

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 08:23 PM


Like the movie: not bad, but not great either.

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 09:43 PM

I really like the game! I agree with Double-0-Seven, it's definitely one of the most addicting bond games since Goldeneye64.

The actual game is good -- a little too easy, and some of the game play is a little silly (like the balancing act). But, it's really the multi-player that has me hooked. I have been on this like heroine. And, I love how the chemical plant board is a re-do of the N64 version.

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Posted 21 January 2009 - 01:49 PM

I gave a 3 ( in a scale from 1-10 it's 5 or 6 for me )

Not very long game, not very good looking (compared to same developer's CoD WaW) , nor is there a lot of variety. But the things that are good... are good.

I like running up at the enemies and making my Daniel Craig G.I. Joe beat the crap out of those goons. I also like the third person cover system.

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Posted 21 January 2009 - 03:11 PM

I gave it a 4. It was not the best game, IMO Everything or Nothing was. It was best on the PS3 but closer to the movies on the PS2. I do think it was better than Goldeneye.

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Posted 18 February 2009 - 05:47 PM

And, I love how the chemical plant board is a re-do of the N64 version.

For some strange reason, I don't really like the Chemical Plant map that much. I thought I would, but I'm not keen at all.

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 01:55 PM

3. I just flew it through it the other day. It's short, the story is a mess, and the overall game seems to lack any sort of design...effort, but I can't say it's a terrible game. It ultimately felt like and a budget game to me. A definite 3. Neither great nor terrible.



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Posted 26 February 2009 - 12:47 PM

Its fine for what it is. I gave is a 4 becasue it is fun. But what made N64 Goldeneye so darn good? Its the only game I remeber so well from the N64 days. Class.

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Posted 01 April 2009 - 03:08 AM

I really loved the game and I even beat it on 007 difficulty.

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Posted 01 April 2009 - 03:24 AM

And, I love how the chemical plant board is a re-do of the N64 version.

For some strange reason, I don't really like the Chemical Plant map that much. I thought I would, but I'm not keen at all.

Yeah same here, the multiplayer isn't very good. I gave it a 2 because there really isn't much here to like. You kind of just shoot stuff and move around and there isn't that much interaction with the environments. Holding down a button to hack a computer is quite simply boring, especially in the wake of the pressure induced hacking in games like Splinter Cell. I hope they go back to the drawing boards with the next game. The ground work is most certainly there for something good but they really need to rethink the dynamic they're going to use.

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 10:56 PM

I bought the game used a few days ago and it was alright.

I like that is has checkpoints so I can load from there instead of replaying the whole mission
It helps me understand the movie better :D

I was expecting the switching between first and third person, but I don't see it much. It seems like you're behind Bond with your gun pulled out shooting at enemies
I keep getting killed when I attempt to kill someone using a melee attack

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Posted 08 August 2011 - 07:16 PM

went back to play this game reently... I think a 4 is a good score for the game. By bond game standards it was pretty good, but by mainstream gaming it's not quite a 'Modern Warfare'.

I actually really like the music in this game, it has a craig era feel to it. Love FPS, the 3rd person moments were fun but I prefer my hardline FPS (pistol whip please?). The plot would be confusing if you never saw the films but for me it was perfect, us bond fans know whats going so it's not a big deal.

I had alot of fun in the multiplayer (it's WAY better than bloodstone) but it did leave a bit to be desired. Bond is not Call of Duty, a bond multiplayer should have it's own identity (no generic characters- all characters are from 1P campaign or classic films).

Also, gotta say.. i love cliffhangers and stingers and keeping those in the game (where the film left them out) was a big plus for me. In regards to the levels being mostly from Casino Royale, I prefer this because as someone said back in 2008, it was the better film. I enjoyed the QoS game infinatly more than the film. hoping for more FPS bond games

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 08:48 PM

I really like this game, the multiplayer is the best 007 games has had to offer if you ask me. I still feel the game should simply have been called "007" due to it being based on two movies (with Casino Royale having the best stages) rather than just Quantum of Solace. I had a few gripes with the story, but most of those gripes are from the movie it's based on, so it's not the game's fault. As for the gameplay, I like how the game handles, but I would have preferred more stealth-parts and more open environments with some backtracking or alternative paths. All in all though, I'm still playing this game 3 years after release, that's saying a whole lot.

My Score: 4/5

Also, if anyone wants to play at some time. I'm on Xbox Live for this one, my gamertag is "Sir Tobbii".

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Posted 14 December 2011 - 12:50 AM

3. I just flew it through it the other day. It's short, the story is a mess, and the overall game seems to lack any sort of design...effort, but I can't say it's a terrible game. It ultimately felt like and a budget game to me. A definite 3. Neither great nor terrible.

I feel the same. It's not bad but was made with haste it seems. It lacks attention to detail and special touch that the old one had.

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 06:07 PM

Finally got a better PC and I could install and play it (after Blood Stone).

As I've experienced in the PS3 version someday, it's a really addictive and well done game, let me tell you it lets you "experience the world of Bond" not only shooting, that's wonderful. What I've really disliked is the use of MK12's interactive screen to explaing some scenes I'd loved to play (i.e. Bond's escape from the Andean Hotel, the Nambutu Embassy), and the Perla de las Dunas mission is very short. On the other hand, the MI6 files section you can unblock is awesome!

The PS2 game is quite crappy, tough.