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Wolfenstein was the very first shooter that many gamers played back in the day when its blocky, pixelated graphics were considered groundbreaking. Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus launched in late 2017 and was very popular with gamers. This summer a new title in the franchise called Wolfenstein: Youngblood will land for gamers. Players play as one of the Blazkowicz twins — Jess or Soph. The storyline involves the twins trying to track down their dad, BJ, in Paris set in the '80s. One of the more intriguing parts about this game is that if you buy the Deluxe Edition, you can invite friends to play along with you since it has co-op elements even if your pals don't own the game. If you don't... Read more...
There are two camps when it comes to FPS titles today, there are those who are only in it for the multiplayer action and those who only want a sweet and long single player campaign and story line because getting fragged by foul-mouthed trash-talkers online ruins the fun (or maybe that's just me). It's only been a few days now since Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus launched, but the game has no multiplayer aspects offering only a single player story mode. To that end, the game has already been beaten and beaten in quick fashion.  A speedrunner called DraQ has set the first official world record for beating the game at 1:19:16 (just shy of 80 mins), including sitting through the cut-scenes... Read more...
For so many reasons, Wolfenstein II looks to be a fantastic new addition to the classic game series, and as such, publisher Bethesda has pushed its advertising and promotional effort hard. As the company is quickly finding out, however, even if you think an advertising campaign provides a bulletproof message, you're may still to have to deal with backlash, especially if it also pushes the envelope a bit. In this particular case, Bethesda published a trailer that held back no punches, stating: "Make America Nazi-Free Again." Blunt? Incredibly. Unfortunately, white supremacist and Nazi-related subjects have been prominent in the US news recently, while some people have related President Trump to... Read more...
Nintendo Switch gamers have some awesome Bethesda franchises to look forward to later this year and in 2018. Bethesda has announced that two of its most popular game franchises are coming to the Switch with both Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus and Doom are coming to Nintendo's latest hybrid convertible console. Bethesda tweeted that Doom would land in time for holiday 2017, but an exact launch date is unannounced. Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus will land in 2018, exactly when we don't know. All we know about the games so far is that they will be playable on the go and at home, thanks to the hybrid nature of the Switch. We are thrilled to announce that Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus... Read more...
Some things just never seem to get old. You know, things like watching the New England Patriots win the Super Bowl or cracking open a beer from a boat while fishing. It is a long list, and if we turn our attention to PC gaming, you can add killing Nazis to it. In case you need a fix in that department, Bethesda promises plenty of action in Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, the first trailer of which was revealed at E3. Bethesda teased a sequel to 2014's Wolfenstein: The New Order at last year's E3, but waited until now to make a formal reveal. This latest entry in the series follows The New Order along with its 2015 prequel Wolfenstein: The Old Blood. Like those two previous games, The New Colossus... Read more...
"Before the 'New Order', there was... 'The Old Blood'." During GDC, Bethesda announced that MachineGames will be releasing a prequel "to everyone’s favorite Nazi-blasting first-person shooter of 2014" (do zombie games count or something?): Wolfenstein: The New Order. And based on the trailer, it looks awesome. The Old Blood acts like an expansion, but a standalone one (much like how Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon worked). It'll be available for the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, and costs the same for each: $19.99. At least for now, this is going to be a download-only game. Assuming the role once again of BJ Blazkowicz, players will progress through the game via eight parts that seem to act as chapters.... Read more...
Bethesda Softworks is prepping a new title in the Wolfenstein series that pits the franchise's hero, B.J. Blazkowicz, against an alternate-history version of the post World War II era in which the Nazis, not the Allies, were ultimately victorious. BJ, apparently on ice for more than a decade, awakens in this nightmare version of the future -- a nightmare that the trailer refers to as a "rewriting", implying that BJ, at least, is aware of what's happened. Some losses... are unthinkable Wolfenstein always delved heavily into the Nazi fascination with the occult; the last games in the series relied upon it as a primary driver of their plot lines. Having killed Hitler in the third episode and dealt... Read more...
id Software’s Wolfenstein Now Available Santa Monica, CA – August 18, 2009 – Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and id Software announced today that the highly-anticipated Wolfenstein is now available nationwide for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION 3 computer entertainment system and PC. Developed by Raven Software, Wolfenstein is rated “M” for Mature by the ESRB. Combining intense action and stunning graphics, Wolfenstein picks up immediately after the events of the award-winning Return to Castle Wolfenstein. In the newest chapter to the famed franchise, the Nazis’ have returned to their dark experiments and unearthed a dimension that contains... Read more...
Say what you will, but Wolfenstein 3D is back in full force, in a way that Duke Nukem only wishes he could be. Just months after the heralded first-person shooter made its way onto Apple's App Store, the classic title is now destined to waste even more time when it comes to Xbox LIVE Arcade and the PlayStation Network.Activision Publishing and id Software will be bringing the "legendary" title over to those two platforms on June 3rd (that's Wednesday!), and even though graphics have advanced a wee bit since its development, the ESRB is still rating this heavily pixelated game M for Mature. The release is being used to hype up the next new iteration in the franchise, which will simply be titled... Read more...
As the Inquirer reports, a Wolfenstein movie could be in the works. I wasn't really expecting this to be turned into a movie, though out of all the video games to do a movie on, this one isn't that bad. Here's hoping we don't see 'Sgt. Carmack' jokes."Todd Hollenshead, id's CEO, says, "I think it could make a very interesting film." He's probably right. Nazis are some of the best villains Hollywood has to offer"... Read more...