Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest

Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest is a 2D sidescrolling platform adventure game with RPG elements developed by Konami for the Nintendo Entertainment System. In fact, this, along with Metroid on the same system, are some of the earliest examples of what we now call metroidvania. Continue reading “Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest”

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Wolfenstein 3D: Spear of Destiny

Wolfenstein 3D: Spear of Destiny is a first-person shooter for PC by id Software. It is the follow-up to Wolfenstein 3D but the story is actually a prequel. Basically, this time around you’re on a mission to obtain the spear the was used in the crucifixion of Christ. It is believed to hold supernatural powers and you can’t just let that power fall into the hands of the Nazis. Continue reading “Wolfenstein 3D: Spear of Destiny”

Wolfenstein 3D

Wolfenstein 3D is a first-person shooter for PC developed by id Software. It’s one of the earliest first-person shooter and it has been ported many times, but this review will focus mainly on the version available on Steam which plays through DOSBox. I’ll also throw in some of my observations from the Game Boy Advance port which is where I first beat the game. Continue reading “Wolfenstein 3D”