Wolfenstein: The New Order showed you could take an old style of game and make it feel new. Its new expansion, The Old Blood, simply feels old.
With decades of gaming’s most iconic offerings at their fingertips, MachineGames has no end of material with which to craft secrets scattered throughout Wolfenstein: The Old Blood. Here’s what we’ve seen so far.
Nazi on the ground, shirtless B.J. Blazkowicz’s boot on his chest—where have we seen this before? How about wherever fine PC games were sold back in 1992?
I expected to hate the new Wolfenstein. I wanted to, even. The whole idea of rebooting the Nazi-killing epic for the umpteenth time disturbed me.
Wolfenstein is a game I like very much, a game that in spite of its rough edges and occasional tonal missteps is so full of charm and character that you can't help but put your arm around its shoulder and ruffle its hair every time you see it.
Trapped in a vegetative state for 14 years, Wolfenstein hero B.J. Blazkowicz awakens to a 1960 dominated by Nazis and a life no-longer solely defined by the killing of them.
Nazi coffee. Nazi robots. Nazi cigarettes. Nazi old ladies. Nazi psych tests.
What if the Beatles were Nazis? That’s just one of the questions that live-action+CG+gameplay trailer for the Wolfenstein: The New Order reboot brings up. The clip has some fun perverting some of the 20th Century’s best known photographs and shows us that the Nazis’ domination over the rest of the world is pretty…
This batch of screens and artwork is the first real sight we’re getting of the newly reimagined world of the Wolfenstein franchise. So what’s going in them? Oh, just a sassy septuagenarian officer, Nazi robot dogs and hints that the Third Reich wants to conquer space.
Wolfenstein: The New Order by MachineGames, will arrive for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC at the end of the year, Bethesda just announced over at GameSpot. (Versions for next-gen consoles are also coming.) That's the debut trailer. The game is set in 1960 but, yes, Nazis will still be the bad guys.
The studio behind Chronicles of Riddick is working on a new "AAA title for gamers" using the technology behind upcoming titles Rage, Doom 4 and Quake, Zenimax said today.
Bethesda (and parent company ZeniMax) has gone on a major shopping spree over the past few years, expanding far beyond Oblivion and Fallout, swallowing up the creators of Doom and Resident Evil. And it doesn't look like they're stopping there.