Activision continue to flex their licensing muscle on the James Bond franchise with another 007 new title in the works for multiple platforms. James Bond 007: Blood Stone will be an all new adventure for the British secret agent and development of the game is interestedly being handled by Bizarre Creations, the UK studio best known for the Project Gotham Racing series, Geometry Wars and more recently Blur.
Oddly the announcement seems to be more about phaffing over how they have some British pop singer signed on to play the "bond girl" and is incredibly light on details about the actual game. No kidding, the press release was accompanied by three photos of this woman (No, go google Joss Stone) and no screenshots (although we dug a couple up here
. Anyway, here's the section of PR that isn't
about said pop sensation:
James Bond 007: Blood Stone features the likeness and voice talent of Daniel Craig, Joss Stone and Judi Dench and features an epic, original story developed by legendary screenwriter Bruce Feirstein. Players can engage in cover-based firefights, lethal hand-to-hand combat and speed their way through explosive adrenaline-fueled driving sequences as they embark on a global chase leading to action on land and sea through Athens, Istanbul, Monaco and Bangkok. Gamers can also feel what it is like to be a 00 agent, as they take the battle online in several robust 16-person multi-player modes that require skill, teamwork and strategy as players compete in matches that will have spies battling mercenaries.
Check out the debut trailer here on AusGamers
James Bond 007: Blood Stone is in the works for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, with a Nintendo DS game being developed separately by n-Space. No release window has yet been specified.