Items tagged with goldeneye

If you owned a Nintendo 64 game console, then there's a good chance you also played GoldenEye 007, one of the most popular games of its time and still a title that gamers look back fondly on. In a couple of days, it will have been 25 years since it first came out. As that day approaches, the game's developers have a revelation to make—if you played as Oddjob, you kind of cheated. Karl Hilton, the game's lead environment artist, and Mark Edmons, gameplay and engine programmer for GoldenEye 007, stated as much in an interview with MEL Magazine. Both acknowledged the inherent advantage of paying with Oddjob, which you probably always suspected, even if you were loathe to admit it. The thing... Read more...
Records are meant to be broken, we hear that all the time. And for the most part, it holds true. But every so often, a record is achieved that seems impossible to beat, such as Joe Dimaggio's 56-game hitting streak and the Boston Celtics winning eight straight NBA championships. One that sat right up there was a 53-second speedrun in GoldenEye's first mission, Dam. Or more like, 'Damn!,' because after a decade and a half, that record has finally and almost inconceivably been broken. Karl Jobst achieved instant Internet fame after rushing through the first mission in 52 seconds. Many have tried to the do the same, and over a hundred people have tied the previous 0:53 record time. Bup until Jobst's... Read more...