There are some watch faces that have simply been begging to be put on a round smartwatch face. And although Google hasn’t officially released an Android Wear watchface API, you can still find a wide range of watchfaces for the wearable OS in the Google Play Store.
One we didn’t waste any time throwing on our Moto 360 was the recently released “Secret Agent Watchface,” a watchface that is sure to spark nostalgia for anyone old enough to remember gaming’s glory years. Taken from the smartwatch 007 used in GoldenEye for the Nintendo 64, the watchface faithfully recreates that same UI, complete with health and armor bars (now used to show battery life). While the watchface originally launched before a round Android Wear device existed, it now finds itself perfectly at home on the Moto 360.
Original N64 model for reference. Looks a bit like the LG G Watch R, no?
Although a fitting form factor, you can further complete the “007 look” by picking up Motorola’s upcoming stainless steel watch bands launching later this year. It’s still not a 100% faithful reproduction (you probably wont be able to obtain this until the LG G Watch R is finally released), but it gets the job done. Special note, the developer of Secret Agent Watchface mentions that a future update will utilize Google’s official watchface APIs, so you might want to bookmark this app for later.
Surprisingly looks nice on square watchfaces as well!!
I’m in love.
My God, those smart wristwatches are fugly. Fashionable? For who, robots?
Just because the Rap culture like the gaudy Big Ben wristwatches doesn’t mean they are fashionable to the rest.
I don’t know what you’re talking about, but I had a great time reading it!
Come in Money Penny
Why am I hearing the dam music followed by the facility
I view smart watches as a gimmick*, but this almost makes me want to buy into the gimmick. Hands down the coolest thing i’ve seen done with a smart watch, and also about the only thing done with one that can’t already be done with a phone.
*This is my opinion, let’s not argue about it. Smart watches do nothing for me, but if yours helps you out I’m very happy for you!
This watch goes perfectly for chasing down double-crossing double agents on suspension catwalks
Omg, the 9 year old version of me wants to get this watch and run around pretending to be 007 and cut square holes in the ground and escape from trains..
Thanks for the nice writeup! Just a heads up, there’s a beta channel for this watchface and it has a few more features, including showing the phone’s battery on the left bar and the ability to play an mp3 file of your choice on the phone when the watchface is active (im sure you’ll be able to find something fun to play there)
If you’re more of a tron fan, check out Wear Time Circuit:
Can’t… Stop… Looking… At… Black….bar
And of course the Moto 360 is sold out everywhere! Damn them! Me Wants!