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    You know, when I look at this game and see what a great game it was, I often wonder where the sequel was? It sold really well on the N64 and was reviewed really well. One of the first actual games that caught my attention too. Even after all of this, I have to ask why in the Hell this was never released on the VC for the Wii even. Talk about wasted possibilities? Other than the fact that the game seems too dark at times, this is easily one of the ten must buy games for the US Nintendo 64 Any thoughts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by T2KFreeker View Post
    You know, when I look at this game and see what a great game it was, I often wonder where the sequel was? It sold really well on the N64 and was reviewed really well. One of the first actual games that caught my attention too. Even after all of this, I have to ask why in the Hell this was never released on the VC for the Wii even. Talk about wasted possibilities? Other than the fact that the game seems too dark at times, this is easily one of the ten must buy games for the US Nintendo 64 Any thoughts?
    I think people just moved on to more 'evolved' shooters, like Quake II, Goldeneye, etc. that allow them to look up and down.
    Doom is a great game, but at the time, I think it was seen as a bit of a relic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kedawa View Post
    I think people just moved on to more 'evolved' shooters, like Quake II, Goldeneye, etc. that allow them to look up and down.
    Doom is a great game, but at the time, I think it was seen as a bit of a relic.
    Still could use a sequel, though, although at this point and time it's a bit late for one. Imagine what Doom could have done for the GameCube, or Wii?

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    Could have added the ability to look up and down in the sequel. They did it for DOOM 3 after all.

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    I think it was just a matter of Doom 64 not really being that great and, as mentioned, more mature FPS games were on the scene. Doom was old news in 1997 and Goldeneye was released the same year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by madman77 View Post
    I think it was just a matter of Doom 64 not really being that great
    You...really think so...?

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    Maybe it just didn't sell well enough for a "kiddie" console?

    By the way, there's definitely at least one mod available to allow the game to be played natively on the PC now.

    Quote Originally Posted by T2KFreeker View Post
    I have to ask why in the Hell this was never released on the VC for the Wii even.
    Licensing issues, no doubt.
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