This Day in Video Game History – March 12th, 2002 – 007: Agent Under Fire Released for GameCube

A James Bond video game released for the Nintendo GameCube came out on this day in history.

007: Agent Under Fire, developed by EA Redwood Shores and published by Electronic Arts, was released for the Nintendo GameCube on March 12th, 2002. It was also released for the Playstation and original Xbox.

007 agent under fire box

Courtesy: EA Games / Nintendo / MGM

The game is a first person shooter, where the player controls James Bond in an original story not based on a particular book or film int he series. Aside from weapons, there are a variety of gadgets the player can use from a laser, a phone, a jetpack, and more.

Agent Under Fire features a single-player campaign, as well as a multiplayer mode. The multiplayer mode also allows players to battle against AI-controlled bots.

The game got mostly positive reviews, with an average in the 70s range on Metacritic. A sequel was released later on called Nightfire.

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