Wolfenstein 3D Classic Platinum
By id Software
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Play the legendary original game that launched the First Person Shooter genre. You are OSA super agent B.J. Blazkowicz and you must escape from Castle Wolfenstein and defeat the twisted Nazi regime!
Includes all six original episodes with 60 classic levels and unforgettable weapons, like the brutal chain gun, that still define action gaming today.
Wolfenstein 3D Classic is non-stop action and all of the memorable enemies are there for you to conquer from Hans Grosse to MechaHitler!
Search levels for hidden secrets that reveal stolen Nazi treasure, health packs, ammo and weapons or even short cuts. Use the new top-down map to see where you have already explored.
Wolfenstein 3D Classic makes use of an all new control system designed for the iPhone by technical visionary and id Software founder, John Carmack. Choose clever new touch controls or drive with the tilt controls to halt the diabolical Nazi schemes.
What's New in Version 2.2
iOS 8 Update
5 stars for the game itself. 1 star for the lack of any recent update. I think that averages out to 3.
I played the freeware/shareware version of this game on my first real computer which was a 386 with 4mb of RAM. I was delighted when I was able to play this game on my iPhone 3G. I would really like it to continue to be available. Mr Carmack spent much time and effort to not only write the original game but also port it to the iPhone. What a shame if those efforts are allowed to languish when all that are needed are some compatibility updates.
The game itself is a solid 5 star. The port handles and feels great. The problem is the game needs serious updates to handle the stability issues. The game will randomly crash and since the game doesn't save on the fly once there is a crash you have to resort to the save state created when you started the latest play session, that could mean you have to replay over 40 minutes of gameplay. It seems like the issue is around the load screen since it happens occasionally when either you resume a game or get to an exit.
Castle Wolfenstein Must Live On!
As a long time Apple user (my 1978 vintage Apple II still runs!) I spent many a joyful hour conquering the castle over the years. When the iOS version came out the joy was rekindled better than ever. I would LOVE to see Wolfenstein upgraded for iOS 11. A tvOS version for the Apple TV would be AWESOME - an immediate buy at a premium cost. PLEASE! Keep CW alive!
- Category: Entertainment
- Updated: Nov 20, 2014
- Version: 2.2
- Size: 45.9 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: id Software
- © 2009 Id Software, Inc. All rights reserved.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.