In an undercover operation worthy of Bond himself, a full playthrough of the canceled Xbox 360 remaster of Rare’s GoldenEye 007 has surreptitiously slipped onto YouTube, giving fans of the legendary N64 title perhaps their only opportunity to see the lost game in its entirety.

Originally planned for release on the XBLA service in 2008, Microsoft, Rare, and Nintendo somehow aligned the moon and the stars in order to get the remaster developed. However, the James Bond license serves many, many masters, resulting in endless issues that have plagued the franchise for decades. GoldenEye 007 for Xbox was no different and ultimately required too much plate-spinning in order to get the remaster into the hands of the players.

Longplay of canceled GoldenEye 007 Xbox 360 port slips onto YouTube screenshot

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Source: Destructoid Longplay of canceled GoldenEye 007 Xbox 360 port slips onto YouTube