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IO Interactive Announces Project 007, An Original James Bond Game

IO Interactive Announces Project 007, An Original James Bond Game - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 19 November 2020 / 831 Views

IO Interactive has announced tentatively titled, Project 007. It will feature an original story based on the James Bond IP. It will be published and developed by IO Interactively. 

"It’s true that once in a while, the stars do align in our industry," said IO Interactive CEO Hakan Abrak in a press release. "Creating an original Bond game is a monumental undertaking and I truly believe that IO Interactive, working closely with our creative partners at EON and MGM, can deliver something extremely special for our players and communities. Our passionate team is excited to unleash their creativity into the iconic James Bond universe and craft the most ambitious game in the history of our studio."

MGM executive vice president of global consumer products and experiences Robert Marick added, "James Bond has a strong legacy in the video game space, with some of the most iconic games of all-time based on the character. Working with our partners at EON and the talented team at IO Interactive, we plan to bring a new take on this legendary franchise to gamers and Bond fans around the world. IO Interactive are masters of crafting living, breathing worlds of immersive storytelling."

View the teaser trailer below:

Here is an overview of the game:

It’s Bond, James Bond.

Project 007 (working title) is a brand new James Bond video game to be developed and published by IO Interactive.

Featuring a wholly original Bond story, players will step into the shoes of the world’s favorite Secret Agent to earn their 00 status in the very first James Bond origin story.

IO Interactive is currently recruiting elite talent from around the world to join the team that will build out this exciting and unique gaming title.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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gtotheunit91 (on 19 November 2020)

They practically have been making 007 games this whole time lol this'll be perfect for them to develop!

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Zkuq (on 19 November 2020)

Not exactly, but this does sound like an excellent fit! Off the top of my head, I can't think of a better studio for this.

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VAMatt (on 19 November 2020)

Cool. I look forward to hearing more about it.

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TheTitaniumNub (on 21 November 2020)

For some reason you got down voted for that, so I up voted for you.

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Spike0503 (on 20 November 2020)

Great news! I'm a huge 007 fan (Books, Games, Movies) and we're in real need of another quality title in the series. IO is a perfect fit too, I've always thought that the Hitman series is so classy and stylish, the perfect style for Bond. The only thing I wonder is who's going to be the face of the game? Cause Daniel Craig is on his way out and by the time the game comes out he could be old news.

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TheLegendaryBigBoss (on 19 November 2020)

I wonder who will play as Bond

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ironmanDX (on 19 November 2020)

You will. My god, don't you read? :-P

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TheLegendaryBigBoss (on 20 November 2020)

Haha, I meant the actor

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foodfather (on 22 November 2020)

I'm in.

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TallSilhouette (on 19 November 2020)

Nice. Great fit. Wonder if it'll be first or third person.

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Spike0503 (on 20 November 2020)

I hope they choose third person! Nothing against FPS games (and I do admit that 007 has a history in the FPS genre) but it's my personal preference ;P

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