Zynga Loses to 20-Year-Old Game
You won't find this game down on the Farm(Ville). But 20 years ago, it was the king of action games and led to the birth of a new genre.
No, scratch that. This game simply makes Zynga look like toe jam.
For those of you who aren't aware, the above image belongs to none other than Wolfenstein 3D, a game that Bethesda brought online this week in freebie form. "Mature" consumers* can play the game directly in their browser by visiting wolfenstein.bethsoft.com or facebook.com/wolfenstein. The latter link simply links users to the first page. But that's okay -- users don't actually have to play the game on Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) for it to be more entertaining than any of the games they'll find on the social network. Any way you slice it, Wolfenstein 3D is still a thousand times better than the soporific (and often nauseating) games that Zynga produces.
(*Watch out -- there's an age gate! We wouldn't want to frighten the younglings with all of those red pixels.)
One can only imagine how many other 20-year-old games are better than Zynga's products.
Hmm. Maybe we don't have to imagine. Maybe we just need to pick up an NES.
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