From Russia With Love

Developer(s): EA Redwood Shores
Publisher(s): Electronic Arts
Genre: Action, Adventure
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: Metacritic69/100
Game description: Inspired by the 1963 movie of the same name, From Russia with Love lets you play as the classic James Bond as portrayed by Sean Connery. You can drive in classic cars and use upgradeable weapons and gadgetry to complete the game's nonlinear missions. From Russia with Love also lets you invest in and upgrade your character to customize his performance.

From Russia With Love
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From Russia With Love
Game general and emulation properties:
CERO rating: C
ESRB rating: T (Suggestive Themes, Violence)
PEGI rating: 16+
Game supports multi-tap
Widescreen patch available
Supports up to four local players
Languages supported:
English: SLES-53553 & SLED-53673 & SLUS-21282 & SLUS-29168
Japanese: SLPM-66322
German: SLES-53553
French: SLES-53553
Spanish: SLES-53553
Dutch: SLES-53553
Italian: SLES-53553
Swedish: SLES-53553
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-21282
SLUS-29168 (Demo)
Release date: November 1, 2005
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-53553
SLED-53673 (Demo)
Release date: November 18, 2005
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: Playable
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J/C/K:
Serial numbers: SLPM-66322
Release date: March 2, 2006
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:

Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
  • Intel i5 2500k @ 3.30Ghz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
0.9.8 GSdx r4600
  • SPU2-X r4600
  • Lilypad r4510
BIOS: SCPH-77004, Sometimes crashes in cutscenes. EE cyclerate 2 and VU cyclestealing 1 seem to not cause problems. Didn't test further as these let me play at normal speed. Junafani
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core i7 @ 3.4Ghz
  • Nvidia GTX 285 768MB
1.1.0 r5546 GSdx 5542 SSE41
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • LilyPad 0.11.0
IPU videos hang and SkipMPEG hack doesn't help.
NTSC-U Windows
  • I5 3330
  • HD radeon 6850
1.3 Git 28 of May GSDX
  • SPU2-X
  • ?
USA v02.20(10/02/2006), EE Hack With Multi Porpuses,try if every else failed.*

Linlogo.png Test configurations on Linux:

Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
PAL Solus, kernel 5.2.2
  • Intel Core i5-4570 CPU @ 3.20GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2 GB
1.5.0 (0814690) GSdx 1.1.0 AVX2
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • OnePAD 0 2.0.0
Hangs at the intro videos, not always at the same point. Tried disabling all speedhacks, both software and hardware modes and the Skip MPEG Hack with no results. Ratchet66
PAL Ubuntu 20.04
  • Intel Core i7-8750H CPU @ 2.20GHz
  • Quadro P1000 4 GB
1.7.0 (8a6d56b) GSdx 1.2.0 AVX2
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • OnePAD 0 2.0.0
Runs at full speed at 3x native resolution. Some vertical lines appear in some explosions. Ratchet66


  • Original names: 007 ロシアより愛をこめて (SLPM-66322)
  • Also known as 007: Russia Yori Ai Okomete (JP), 007: From Russia with Love