Agent 64: Spies Never Die is a near-perfect homage to the classic N64 Goldeneye game, which sees you completing top-secret missions against “state-of-the-art” 1997 enemy AI.
If you’ve ever harkened back to those glory days of Goldeneye and Perfect Dark, Agent 64: Spies Never Die is the FPS for you. It’s basically the same game, but with slightly better graphics and an updated control style that works with dual-stick control pads and mouse & keyboards.
In the game you’re a James Bond style spy (who looks rather a lot like a current day Pierce Brosnan) who is sent on covert espionage missions. As with Goldeneye, there are multiple difficulty levels for your missions, with harder difficulty levels requiring you to perform extra objectives.
It’s not as hard as Rare’s classic FPS games (especially if playing with a mouse and keyboard), but it’s a fantastic homage to them. Crucially it plays like you remember Goldeneye played like, not how it actually played like. Sadly, if you go back to Goldeneye now it hasn’t aged very well, but Agent 64: Spies Never Die recreates the feeling of Goldeneye, while still remaining fun to play. All of the nostalgia without any of the pain. Highly recommended.