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Castle Wolfenstein

Published by
Developed by
Released
Platforms
Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
Atari 8-bit
...
3.8
DOS
...
3.4
Apple II
...
3.8

Trivia

Legacy

This is the game that was the inspiration for id Software's Wolfenstein 3D. id even got a deal so they could use the name, since they couldn't think of anything better themselves.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #116 in the “150 Best Games of All Time” list
    • March 2001 (200th anniversary issue) - #3 Best Game of All Time (Readers' Choice)
  • Electronic Games' Arcade Awards
    • 1983 - Winner (Apple II & Commodore 64 versions, certificate of merit for outstanding achievement)
Information also contributed by Adam Baratz and Garcia.

Contributed by Brolin Empey (700) on Jan 21, 2001. [revised by : Cantillon (12938) and Patrick Bregger (107485)]. -- edit trivia