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A Fps with a good storyline?

08-26-2009, 12:28 AM
#1
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A Fps with a good storyline?

Does anybody know a FPS with a good storyline for the Iphone???
08-26-2009, 12:59 AM
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Doom Resurrection!

08-26-2009, 01:02 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bambam95 View Post
Does anybody know a FPS with a good storyline for the Iphone???
LOL. Dude there are only like 4 FPS for the iPhone. Doom Res., Wolf 3D, Duke Nukem and Prey. And none of them have good story lines. Why would you even want one ???
08-26-2009, 01:03 AM
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Hill Billy?

I've only played the lite version, but the storyline was creative to say the least.

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08-26-2009, 01:07 AM
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Well, I'll list all the FPS's I know of in the App Store:
Prey Invasion- Sort of has a storyline, but it isn't very good.
Doom Resurrection- Has a good storyline. One of the best out of all the FPS's.
Hill Billy- Something about monsters eating this guys carrots, not the best storyline but at least it has one.
Wolfenstein RPG- Good storyline, this guy's trying to escape from Nazi's. The most amusing storyline.
Wolfenstein Classic- Similiar to Wolfenstein RPG.
Duke Nukem 3D- Alien pigs have invaded earth, and it's up to Duke Nukem to stop them. Good storyline, though doesn't really tell you what's going on (you do work it out for yourself).

Upcoming:
Modern Combat: Sandstorm- From the looks of it this will have quite a good storyline, and it's from Gameloft so chances are it will be quality.
LiveFire/Killtest- I don't think this will have a storyline, because it's mostly online. Apparently ngmoco recently included an offline mode though, so I guess well just have to wait and see.

So the best storyline is probably either Doom Resurrection, Wolfenstein and Duke Nukem. In my opinion Doom Resurrection has the best storyline, buy I think that when Modern Combat comes out it will have a better storyline. Remember though that gameplay, controls (a major factor with iPhone FPS's), and graphics.
08-26-2009, 01:34 AM
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you can't count Doom Railsurrection without also counting Time Crisis Strike, SurrounDead, and all those other no FoM shooters
08-26-2009, 03:48 AM
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I'd recommend Doom: Resurrection, but that's a rail shooter, though it's still in first person so it's related.

I don't know why you would put STORY before all other game elements, in an FPS game no less. That's usually not the main appeal of such games, but if that's what you're looking for, then that's perfectly fine.

If you want a good, immersive story in an FPS though, I'd suggest you try the consoles. It's hard to get an incredible story with great graphics, characters, sound and animation to really sink you into the experience on an iDevice.

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08-26-2009, 07:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Axl Lowe View Post
I'd recommend Doom: Resurrection, but that's a rail shooter, though it's still in first person so it's related.

I don't know why you would put STORY before all other game elements, in an FPS game no less. That's usually not the main appeal of such games, but if that's what you're looking for, then that's perfectly fine.

If you want a good, immersive story in an FPS though, I'd suggest you try the consoles. It's hard to get an incredible story with great graphics, characters, sound and animation to really sink you into the experience on an iDevice.
It's not that I'm putting it before all other game elements, I love FPS but I find that a good storyline makes it just that much better.

@ Feltzem: Thank you very much, and Modern Combat does look good.
08-26-2009, 08:53 PM
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Originally Posted by spiffyone View Post
To answer the topic...Silent Hill: The Escape. It's an FPS, but not a great one. But it does have more in the way of story than the others listed...I think.
I think you're confused.

FPS = First Person Shooter.

Doom Resurrection:
Perspective: First Person
Type of Gameplay: Shooting

Hence, Doom Resurrection is technically an FPS, even if it is on rails.

Silent Hill on the other hand is an FPA (First Person Adventure). Even though it may involve shooting, it is not central to the gameplay. It's more about atmosphere and exploration with combat as an afterthought.

Do you object?