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Description

This adaptation of the first-person shooter Wolfenstein 3D is not a straight port, but a remix with substantial changes as well as new additions.

While the basic gameplay of exploring levels, shooting enemies, collecting treasures, keys and power-ups remain the same, only half of the original game's 60 levels have been retained. Each of those 30 levels (grouped into six missions, with two levels being secret ones) is a simplified version of an original level. The end bosses for the missions are taken from both Wolfenstein 3D and its prequel, Spear of Destiny.

Other changes from the original include new power-ups: an ammo box (taken from Spear of Destiny) and backpack that increases the maximum amount of ammo that can be carried.

The original's weapons (knife, pistol, machine gun, chaingun) all return, but there are also two completely new tools of destruction: a flame thrower and a rocket launcher.

Screenshots

Wolfenstein 3D SNES No swastikas for Nintendo
Wolfenstein 3D Jaguar Nazi Takes a Bullet
Wolfenstein 3D Jaguar The All-Powerful Chain Gun
Wolfenstein 3D SNES Title screen.

Promo Images

Wolfenstein 3D Other Front
Wolfenstein 3D Other Back

Alternate Titles

  • "Wolfenstein 3D: The Claw of Eisenfaust" -- Japanese SNES title
  • "Wolfenstein 3D: Second Encounter" -- Macintosh title
  • "Wolfenstein 3-D" -- Copyright title
  • "ウルフェンシュタイン3D" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Great game, wrong console SNES Scott G (794)
It's still Wolfenstein but it looks like you're seeing it through a smudged window. SNES J. David Taylor (28)
Not so super SNES blueberrymustard (3)
An utter classic! Jaguar UltraViolet (3)

Critic Reviews

High Score SNES Jul, 1994 5 out of 5 100
Consoles Plus Jaguar Sep, 1994 93 out of 100 93
Consoles Plus SNES Jun, 1994 92 out of 100 92
The Atari Times Jaguar Sep 06, 2001 90 out of 100 90
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jaguar Oct, 1994 29 out of 40 72
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Feb, 1994 28 out of 40 70
GameCola.net Jaguar Jan, 2009 6.2 out of 10 62
High Score Macintosh Dec, 1994 3 out of 5 60
Atari HQ Jaguar 1995 6 out of 10 60
Game Players SNES Jan, 1994 47 out of 100 47

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Trivia

William "Bill Burger" Heineman had been contracted for the SNES port, but he didn't mention to id that he was now employed at Interplay, and that everything he did would become property of the company. When id Software found out as the deadline approached, id fired him and it was done in-house.
Contributed to by Terok Nor (27275)