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ONM Remembered – #200

“Did you know that, in GoldenEye 007, you can shoot someone in the leg once and they’ll still live? Well, if you didn’t, try it on Natalya. She’ll appreciate it.”


from N64 Magazine issue 9 (December 1997)

An entertaining piece of fluff from I, Spy, documenting the various reactions to being shot and a surreal interview with Miss Monnypenny. There’s something very nostalgic about how shooting people in different parts of their body wasn’t just a gameplay feature to be touted, but something actually worth programming. What was the last shooter that even had reactions to bullets, instead of just muscling through it?
(now that’s a list worth writing – top 10 reactions to being shot in a video game. You’ve got Virtua Cop, Virtua Cop 2, Virtua Cop 3…)