Hi Dark, I forgot about DynaMan myself, but based on the player point of view it could probably be classified under the FPS style. Although, I believe James North classified it as classic arcade. In any case you are right. there are quite a few FPS games now on the market for the audio games community. More than side-scrollers to my count, and neither type have been really pushed to their full potential. So far as I know Mysteries of the Ancients is the only accessible side-scroller to fully explore up/down movement as well as left/right movement if we exclude Montezuma's Revenge which was forcably taken off the market by a few greedy scum bags. Super Liam and Q9 are great games, but the action all seams to use a strict liniar movement system from left to right with a few jumps tossed in for good measure. Mysteries of the Ancients isn't completely liniar requiring to use staircases, ropes, and sometimes rooms are to the left and some are to the right. With FPS we have games like Shades of Doom which does a fantastic job of bringing early FPS titles like Doom to the audio games community. However, it fails to take advantage of the newer fully 3d FPS type games that have areas to explore above and below your current location as well as rooms on the same level of game play. For example, from the very beginning the Jedi Knight games had some degree of 3d movement. You could force jump up to a catwalk, bridge, whatever an dfind a couple of health packs or a secret weapon there. We currently don't have anything like this for the audio games market yet.
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