As we (apparently) inch closer to a remaster of Rare’s 1997 Nintendo 64 classic, GoldenEye 007, I wanted to take an opportunity to contribute to the excitement. GoldenEye is easily one of my favorite games of all time, and my very first freelance piece in games journalism included excerpts from an interview with leaders from the GoldenEye X project–a campaign to port GoldenEye 007 to the superior Perfect Dark engine with locked content restored and other improvements in place–and our discussion didn’t get nearly enough room to breathe. Today, for the first time, I’m giving the full discussion (edited only for clarity and flow where helpful) a home online.
Todd Mitchell is a US Midwest-based comedy writer and game developer with bylines at Weekly Humorist, Fanbyte, Slackjaw, End of the Bench Sports, and more. He’s the author of Inside Video Game Creation, the founder of CodeWritePlay, and host of the GameDev Breakdown podcast. Follow him on Twitter @Mechatodzilla.