Quantum of Solace looks good, due next week


Activision announced today Quantum of Solace, the upcoming first-person shooter based on the highly anticipated new James Bond film, releases to retail today in Europe and Nov. 4 in North America.

The game looks gorgeous for a movie-based title, evidenced by the footage above. Like Call of Duty: World at War, Quantum of Solace utilizes a modified version of the Call of Duty 4 graphics engine.

Quantum of Solace offers optional Wii Zapper support. Activision has also included online multiplayer, as well as a four-player split-screen local multiplayer mode exclusive to the Wii version.

Activision is hosting a midnight launch event at the Best Buy in West Hollywood, CA, beginning at 10:00 PM on Nov. 3. The event will have activities and prizes, including Best Buy gift cards ranging from $10 to $2,500, PS3 consoles, a Bravia 52″ 1080p LCD HDTV and more.

Check Best Buy for a full list of midnight launches nationwide.