GoldenEye 007 with four screens – a dream come true or a farce?

Friends, the moment has come: the most influential first-person shooter in gaming history* has crossed the limits of a single screen. yes, Golden eyes 007 Nintendo 64 . can now be played Without cheat screen Because A British Museum has prepared $10,000 worth of devices to give each player their own screen. All in honor of the game’s 25th anniversary.

As my ex-boyfriend Andrew Liszewski in Gizmodo pointing tothis would radically change the experience of one of the greatest multiplayer games of all time, a game that required you and three friends to curl around a large boxy TV when the game first came out 25 years ago.

On that, we agree. but this?

Multiplayer on console before everything was online wasn’t perfect. Four players had to share the same screen, which eliminated some first-person shooting strategies such as finding a secret camping spot and sniping at opponents.

Sacrilege, Leszewsky!

yes, golden eyeOn-screen cheats eliminated camping and sniping – but that was a good thing in a single-armed shooter where you can barely turn and can’t shoot freely on the move. Not to mention those situations where a sniper armed with an AR33 cannon zooms in on a sticky mine somewhere you can’t see it when you get close to a corner, and instantly teleports to an oncoming kingdom.

Cheat screen made a lot golden eye Tricks are acceptable because even if you weren’t actively looking at other corners of the TV to see exactly what your opponents were doing, you’d know they were setting up a trap when those corners stopped moving. I played golden eye‘s UNOFFICIAL MULTIPLAYER EDITION FOR PCAnd, it’s not the same, with all the camping and hunting that the OG developers didn’t have to consider when they were building a game for Nintendo.

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Admittedly, part of this is sour grapes! I would take the opportunity to give it a try if I could magically teleport to the Cambridge History of Computing Center this weekend; It’s part of what it looks like unbelievable Exhibitionwhich may also Feature A Fully bootable version of the canceled GoldenEye Remastered For Xbox 360.

We hope the museum will also preserve what it used to be Really game golden eye On the Nintendo 64 too.

BTW If you are nostalgic about cheating on the screen, I highly recommend it Attempt Screenshot computer gamewhere are you You have Screen cheats because every player is invisible.

* As you know, next to Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, Quake, Half-Life and Counter-Strike.

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