artist Joss Stone is set to debut as the newest Bond girl in
Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) James Bond 007:
Blood Stone, an original Bond experience from legendary
screenwriter Bruce Feirstein. In addition to stepping into a leading
role, Grammy and BRIT Award winner Joss Stone will create original
music for the game, luring players into an explosive third-person
action adventure where they will unravel an international conspiracy
across exotic locales. Players will experience full-throttle,
behind-the-wheel action on land and sea while using the most high
tech gadgetry known to James Bond 007, the world's most skilled
"James Bond 007: Blood Stone captures the cinematic intensity
of a Bond film by immersing players in an intriguing conspiracy that
will require them to think and act like James Bond," said David
Pokress, Head of Marketing for Licensed Properties, Activision
Publishing. "In addition, the game will feature a diverse array of
multi-player modes and debut strategic objective-based gameplay that
will allow Xbox 360, PS3 and PC players to battle as teams of
spies and mercenaries through authentic Bond locales."
Joss Stone provides
an original musical track to the game titled, "I'll Take it All"
written and performed by her and Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics. The
song will be featured exclusively in James Bond 007: Blood Stone.
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 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.