Saturday, June 25, 2011

Marathon Comes to iOS

*Screen above is from the Xbox 360 version of the game
A long time ago in the Mac universe, there was a company called 'Bungie'. There they produced one of the best known and much beloved first person shooters to ever appear on the format- Marathon.

Since then, Bungie has gone on the produce the Halo series on the Xbox as well as re-printing the original Marathon in several different forms. And now they're coming home to Apple as the classic shooter blasts onto the iPad.

There's no word yet on whether the game will be enhanced or not, but it would probably be wise to expect a visual bump- this is Bungie after all. As for the story? Developer Daniel Bleznek says it won't be altered, as MCV reports:
"Marathon's story and gameplay are outstanding," he explains. "Durandal's descent into rampancy, his quirky humour and the hidden messages make excellent additions to the old school style.
No word on release yet but old school FPSers are sure to be chomping at the bit already-