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.
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: 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.
Conclusion: The audio fares a similar fate, simply because of the voice actors' lack of enthusiasm. Nonetheless, the sound effects are great. They blast out of your surround speakers like bloody hell, but when a cutscene pops out and you have listen to dull characters, everything takes a turn for the worse.