Golden Eye remastered coming to Xbox and Switch

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#1 regnaston
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In the thread it shows that it is also coming to switch

https://twitter.com/rareltd/status/1569693409467662337?s=46&t=u3tbZyasMqACEdJKSX05Hg

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#2 DaVillain  Moderator
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This is going to be a game you play and realize it’s all nostalgia goggles. I wish this were part of Rare Replay as it should have always been part of.

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#3 ZeroTheHero
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is it remastered on the switch or just the n64 app game with online?

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#4  Edited By Worlds_Apart
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Love Goldeneye. Stayed up late nights with its multi player as well with friends and family. Will definitely check it out. Being a console game, a lot of PC players won't give it the credit it deserves on how it influenced a lot of games but that's ok.

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Thank you Game Pass. 😎

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#6 NNoyingHusband
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It’s finally happening. Rumors have been this game has been done and ready for a while. Supposedly the war has held back the release date too. I wonder where they’re planning to go with this. What if it’s good? What if we want more? Do they plan on DLC? Map packs? Skins? Will be interesting to see if this is a one and done or what updates will occur.

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#7 madsnakehhh
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@davillain said:

This is going to be a game you play and realize it’s all nostalgia goggles.

Exactly, be careful with what you wish, because this was amazing and fun 25 years ago ... but now ? Don't think is going to be anything more than a 10 min play.

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#8  Edited By pillarrocks
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Hope the controls are modern like Perfect Dark HD.

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#9  Edited By KazumaKiryu21
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@pillarrocks said:

Hope the controls are modern like Perfect Dark HD.

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@davillain said:

This is going to be a game you play and realize it’s all nostalgia goggles. I wish this were part of Rare Replay as it should have always been part of.

Yep. As an owner of the original it does not hold up. Barely tolerable and for new players it will tarnish the fond image original fans have painted.

The context in which the game was released contributes greatly to its success. A platform starved for content, and on console there was barely any FPS competition. It had a big impact at the time because of these factors.

But the game will feel anachronistic. No jumping, no falling off of ledges where there is no barrier, projectiles and explosions that hit through walls, sluggish pace, odd aiming conventions, poor AI, simplistic objectives...

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#11 navyguy21
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They are modernizing the controls, which I'm split on.

In one hand, it's going to feel really good and intuitive to play it like a traditional shooter

On the other, if the AI is the same the game will be a breeze with the updated controls even on hard lol

Still going to play it and hopefully this leads to a James Bond RPG I've always wanted

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#12 Ghosts4ever
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No PC version?

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@ghosts4ever said:

No PC version?

There’s been a PC version for a long time, though err on the legal side.

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#14 GoldenElementXL
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Switch having the definitive version is pretty odd. Imagine a scenario where Nintendo has online play while Xbox doesn’t… Like wut?!??

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Somehow Nintendo is doing online play better than Microsoft by simply having it.

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#16 KvallyX
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Thank you Phil! I have the original and I will have this. I am pumped!

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@ghosts4ever said:

No PC version?

What do you mean no PC version? The PC version has existed for over a decade! Are you blind?

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#18 tdkmillsy
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Torn between another remake and nostalgia

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#19  Edited By Ghosts4ever
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@davillain said:
@ghosts4ever said:

No PC version?

What do you mean no PC version? The PC version has existed for over a decade! Are you blind?

PC version exist? the legit version or emulator?

because emulating FPS games on PC is painful. cant set traditional KB/M controls.

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#20 templecow90999
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@kejigoto said:

Somehow Nintendo is doing online play better than Microsoft by simply having it.

I would argue if it runs as poorly online as some of their other games it's probably better to not have it at all ;)

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#21  Edited By templecow90999
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Considering it was mentioned in Nintendo's list of upcoming N64 Switch Online games, I'm assuming Switch is getting the og N64 rom with online play. Xbox is getting the 60fps Xbox Arcade version with no online play?

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#22 simple-facts
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Xbox for the players

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@x_hedon said:

Thank you Phil! I have the original and I will have this. I am pumped!

games useless without online nintendo has online and a better online multitplayer infastructure than microsoft imagine gamepass and not having online on this game what a waste

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#24  Edited By NNoyingHusband
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Insane how the Xbox version won’t have online play. Why? Who thought this made ANY sense at all? Let’s remake one of the biggest shooters of all time, put it on Game Pass, but no online multiplayer. What planet you from?

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#25 AcidTango
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Wow I never thought that we would ever get a re-release of GoldenEye 007. And I'm actually surprised that the game is coming out on both the Nintendo Switch and the Xbox consoles.

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#26 DaVillain  Moderator
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@regnaston: Just wanted to update & inform you that Goldeneye is being added to Rare Replay digital copies at no charge! I own Rare Replay (its the only Xbox One exclusives I love the most) digital so this is a nice bonus treat as it won't cost me a dime!

GoldenEye 007 will be made available on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S as part of Xbox Game Pass. Additionally, players who own a digital copy of Rare Replay, the 30-game compilation of classics from the award-winning studio behind GoldenEye 007’s original release, will be able to download and enjoy the game free of charge. Link: Goldeneye 007+Rare Replay add-on

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@nnoyinghusband said:

Insane how the Xbox version won’t have online play. Why? Who thought this made ANY sense at all? Let’s remake one of the biggest shooters of all time, put it on Game Pass, but no online multiplayer. What planet you from?

lmao

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#28 DaVillain  Moderator
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@nnoyinghusband said:

Insane how the Xbox version won’t have online play. Why? Who thought this made ANY sense at all? Let’s remake one of the biggest shooters of all time, put it on Game Pass, but no online multiplayer. What planet you from?

It still has split-screen (and that's more important for any MP IMO) so I'm fine with this. I'd rather play this with my daughter and & nephews so this is a win on my part.

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No online play on Xbox? Wtf?

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#30 Heil68
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Another example of a game I've bought and played previously, that I wont be buying the remaster.

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@zerothehero said:
@x_hedon said:

Thank you Phil! I have the original and I will have this. I am pumped!

games useless without online nintendo has online and a better online multitplayer infastructure than microsoft imagine gamepass and not having online on this game what a waste

No online for me. Stopped playing online long ago.

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#32 nintendoboy16
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@girlusocrazy: "simplistic objectives" Someone has never played Star Wars: Dark Forces. Or the Jedi Knight games (Outcast, Academy)

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@davillain said:

This is going to be a game you play and realize it’s all nostalgia goggles. I wish this were part of Rare Replay as it should have always been part of.

Seen from more than a few sites stating that if you own Rare Replay, it will be free as part of an update.

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#34 nintendoboy16
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@navyguy21: Looking at Perfect Dark and TimeSplitters, I don't think modern controls would make the game that much easier.

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#35  Edited By pixieValerie
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Making online exclusive to the system with the worst online is one of the dumbest things I've ever heard. And I can't see this game aging that well either.

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#36 uninspiredcup
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Misread this as "Golden Axe" and got excited for 1.5 seconds.

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best gaming news in a long time

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#38 hardwenzen
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This is the kind of games that need a full remake, not an easy cash grab remaster.

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#39 The_Deepblue
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@davillain: That definitely happens with some games, but I played 007 Goldeneye for the first time about six or seven years ago on the N64 because I missed out on it as a kid, and I had a great time with it.

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#40 KvallyX
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Microsoft confirmed the lack of online multiplayer mode on Xbox in a statement to The Verge, and it appears to be because the Xbox and Nintendo Switch versions are actually different. Nintendo appears to be using the original game, whereas Microsoft says it has made a “faithful recreation” of GoldenEye 007. There is no announced date for the GoldenEye 007 release just yet on either platforms.

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#41 Bond007uk
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I've got GamePass so I'm looking forward to playing this. I played it last year though on one of those very naughty emulator programs. 😏

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#42 R4gn4r0k
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It's not a remaster, it's a port. Nothing is being reworked. It's just the N64 game blown up to 4K and running at 60fps.

A remaster would touch up graphics or audio, which is not the case here.

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#43 pillarrocks
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Glad it's free for Rareware Replay owners.

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#44  Edited By mrbojangles25
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Remake, or remaster?

Game has aged HORRIBLY, I have zero interest in a remaster.