Thursday, 21 July 2011

Wolfenstein 3D (1992)

Wolfenstein 3D is regarded as one of the early popularizers of the first-person shooter game. Dropping shortly before Doom, 3D was originally offered as shareware, lending itself to global spread. Its intriguining premise did nothing but help, as one plays American agent B.J. Blazkowicz in an attempt to escape Castle Wolfenstein, foul Nazi plans to raise an undead army, and ultimately battle a mechanized Adolf Hitler.

Because of its open-source nature, the game is easily available to for play online. For example, Hype Games has one version. For those too impatient to play all the way through, here is the final boss...

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