Excerpt: It isn't often I get excited about a first-person shooter, especially those set in the World War II era (there are just too many of those), but a new Wolfenstein game, that's another matter altogether. I have to say, I am pretty damn pleased with this latest adventure of Agent B.J. Blazkowicz.
Conclusion: Wolfenstein takes what would be a generic WWII shooter and gives it some life. The story isn't really presented well at times, but thanks to numerous Wolfenstein staple elements, the game works.
Excerpt: To think the first PC game I ever played was Wolfenstein 3D. Go figure, it was bundled with my first computer, and I was hooked. I never saw anything like it back in the day and didn’t realize back then that it would jump start a genre that is still going strong to this day.
Excerpt: If there’s one thing the history of entertainment has taught us it’s that there is no substitute for an excellent villain. And in the history of villains, there are few as universally despised as the Nazis. Certainly they’ve become the favourite punching bag of the pulp adventure world.
Excerpt: You probably heard we ain’t in the prisoner-takin’ business: we in the killin’ Nazi business, and cousin, Business is a-boomin’. With that out of the wa,y we can delve into Wolfenstein here and see if it’s worth plunking down that hard earned cash on nostalgia or just because you were inspired by...
Summary: As one of the forefathers of one of gaming’s favorite genres, the first person shooter, Wolfenstein’s debut had a lot to live up to as its predecessors set the bar astronomically high when they made the first person shooter (FPS) genre popular back in the early nineties.
Excerpt: Wolfenstein is the franchise that started it all 17 years ago with the release of the third game in the series, Wolfenstein 3D. It gave birth to the first-person shooter genre, which would later allow id Software to unleash Doom, and three years after that, Quake.
Excerpt: The great grand daddy of first person shooters has returned to the world of next generation consoles that boasts some highly detailed and impressive graphics plus good old fashioned first person shooter action.
Excerpt: When Wolfenstein 3D launched in 1992, it helped to define the first-person shooter for years to come. It wasn’t the first game in the series, but it was the first Wolfenstein title to take on this genre, where it has remained ever since.