Craig, Dench Accept Bond Game Assignments

Activision’s video game based on the upcoming James Bond movie, Quantum of Solace, will feature the voices and animated likenesses of franchise stars Daniel Craig and Dame Judy Dench. Also on board for the interactive adventure are French actor Mathieu Amalric, who plays villain Dominic Greene in the film, and Ukrainian actress Olga Kurylenko, one of the new Bond girls.

Developed under license from EON Prods. Ltd, Sony Pictures Ent. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, the game will incorporate elements from both Quantum of Solace and Casino Royale as it allows gamers to become a more lethal, gritty and cunningly efficient Bond. Franchise fans may also recognize the voices of Eva Green as Vesper Lynd and Mads Mikkelsen as the villainous Le Chiffre

Quantum of Solace promises intense first-person action and a unique third-person cover combat system that requires stealth, precision shooting and lethal combat skills to progress through missions. Based on the Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare game engine with systems specifically engineered to immerse players in the Bond universe, the game is set high-definition graphics, reactive AI and rich environments inspired by locations from the films.

The title is being developed by Treyarch for Xbox 360, and PlayStation3, while Eurocom works on the PlayStation2 offering. Beenox Studios is developing the Wii and Windows versions, and Vicarious Visions is bringing it to Nintendo DS. The game has been rated ‘T’ for Teen by the ESRB and is scheduled to release worldwide concurrently with the film, which hits U.S. theaters on Nov. 7. For more information, go to http://007thevideogame.com.