Sydney, Australia – July 30, 2012 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced on Friday that 007™ Legends will feature a variety of past and present Bond talent including Daniel Craig, Michael Lonsdale, Naomie Harris and Richard Kiel, among others.
007 Legends will feature Daniel Craig’s (Casino Royale, SKYFALL, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) James Bond while Rory Kinnear (SKYFALL, Quantuum of Solace, Wild Target) voices Mi6’s Chief of Staff, Bill Tanner. The Moonraker mission features familiar Bond actors, including Michael Lonsdale (Of Gods and Men, Moonraker, Munich) reprising his villainous role as Hugo Drax and Richard Kiel (Happy Gilmore, Moonraker, The Spy Who Loved Me) as Drax’s notorious henchman – Jaws. Naomie Harris (28 Days Later, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, SKYFALL) and Ola Rapace (Beyond, SKYFALL, Together), both in this fall’s feature film SKYFALL, will also make their video game debuts in 007 Legends.
In addition, veteran Bond film and video game writer, Bruce Feirstein (The World Is Not Enough, Tomorrow Never Dies, GoldenEye), pens 007 Legends’ overarching storyline while the acclaimed James Bond film composer – David Arnold (Die Another Day, Tomorrow Never Dies, Independence Day) – and established TV composer, Kevin Kiner (“Hell on Wheels,” “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” “CSI: Miami”) lend their musical expertise and talent to the robust video game soundtrack. The 007 Legends’ talent roster will continue to grow as additional game missions are revealed.
A first-of-its-kind Bond video game, 007 Legends features an original, overarching storyline tying together five classic Bond movie-inspired missions plus a sixth mission based on this year’s highly-anticipated movie – SKYFALL – which will be available post launch as free downloadable content, to offer the most diverse Bond gaming experience yet! As with the feature films, 007 Legends equips players with state-of-the-art spy gadgets, an arsenal of weapons and sleek vehicles as they jet off to exotic locations and utilise Bond’s quick wits, class and style to take down notorious villains and their brutal henchmen and perform impressive stunts.
For more intel about 007 Legends and to unlock exclusive content, visit the game’s official Web site – www.007Legends.com – and Facebook page – www.facebook.com/007LegendsGame. Planned to launch on October 17, 2012, 007 Legends is being developed by Eurocom, under license from EON Productions Ltd. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. (MGM) for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and download on Windows PC, and is currently rated “RP” (Rating Pending) by theAustralian Classification Board.