This is the fourth in a series of ‘dueling cblog editorials’ I will be doing with CaffeinePowered
You can check out his opinion on today’s topic HERE
Point & Counterpoint 3: Earthbound vs. Chrono Trigger Earthbound Chrono Trigger Point & Counterpoint 2: Originals vs. Remakes Originals Remakes Point & Counterpoint 1: Video Game Violence Violence Doesn’t Affect Gamers Violence Affects Gamers
When people think of revolutionary FPSs of the past, typically the ones that immediately come to mind are Wolfenstein, Quake, and Doom. While all great games in their own right, many PC gamers sadly missed out on an incredible trilogy: Marathon. Made by Bungie (Pre-Microsoft sucking away their soul), the Marathon trilogy stands even today as a shining example of the RIGHT way to do an FPS. Today, I’ll be discussing the Marathon series and why I believe that they are the best FPS of the early
Today’s Topic: Doom vs. Marathon
Marathon revolutionized the genre and presented a nice, shiny FPS package that was unrivaled by any other game of the time. Unfortunately, because they got their start as a Mac-only developer, many PC users missed out on the whole Marathon experience (eventually Marathon 2 and Marathon Infinity came to the PC, but they were ported pretty late). Had everyone gotten the chance to play this game when it was originally released, there would be no dispute about Marathon reigning supreme over the FPSs of the early 90s.