The surprisingly excellent Wolfenstein: The New Order is getting a standalone prequel this May. Set before the fall of the Allies, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood will see B.J. Blaskowicz infiltrating Castle Wolfenstein, as he does. The $20 game is due out May 5 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Saw faster, B.J. » 3/04/15 10:14am 3/04/15 10:14am

How The New Wolfenstein Nailed Character Motivation

The Original Wolfenstein Is Way Funnier With Real Physics

Back when id Software first released Wolfenstein 3D, widely regarded as the Nazi-blasting grandpappy of the first-person shooter genre, I doubt they imagined it'd one day be turned into... this. » 12/03/14 10:00pm 12/03/14 10:00pm

Five Things Every Great First-Person Shooter Needs

I've had many people tell me over the years that shooters are "dumb," because these people believe that shooters are simple games about pointing at enemies and clicking on them until they die. I don't think that's true. » 10/31/14 2:30pm 10/31/14 2:30pm

​Here's Why Wolfenstein: The New Order Worked So Well

Before it came out, everybody was expecting to kill loads and loads of Nazis in Wolfenstein: The New Order. Almost nobody was expecting the first-person shooter to tell a surprisingly touching story. If you haven't played yet—and don't mind the events of the game getting spoiled —here's what happens in the alt-history… » 10/27/14 1:00pm 10/27/14 1:00pm

Making Wolfenstein Move

Markus Hammarstedt worked as a senior animator on Wolfenstein: The New Order. So if you were ever wondering "gee, who actually animated those kinda gross bits where you stab a guy in the neck", Markus is your guy. » 7/15/14 10:00pm 7/15/14 10:00pm

Wolfenstein: The New Order was as surprising as it was excellent. Mostly because nobody actually expected it to be so excellent. Giant Bomb has a great interview with the game's creative director that explains how they tackled franchise fatigue, got away with death camps and reinvigorated a franchise. » 6/23/14 7:28pm 6/23/14 7:28pm

Man, I Could've Sworn I Was Done Killing Nazis

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. » 5/30/14 2:30pm 5/30/14 2:30pm

The Best Way To Explain A Silly Reboot

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. » 5/28/14 9:30pm 5/28/14 9:30pm

Wolfenstein Was Both Loved And Hated By Pirates

Wolfenstein's digital version on PC is a monstrous 43GB download. If you thought that was an inconvenience for people using Steam's servers, spare a thought (or a laugh) for those trying to illegally download the game. » 5/27/14 10:02pm 5/27/14 10:02pm

These Wolfenstein Screenshots Look Like Paintings

Wolfenstein, Described In 29 Screenshots

A lot of times, when I'm playing a game that I'm going to write about, I take notes. For Wolfenstein, though, I tried something different. I took a ton of screenshots instead. Think of them as postcards from my playthrough. » 5/22/14 11:00pm 5/22/14 11:00pm

Wolfenstein Has A Cool Little Fallout Easter Egg

While there isn't any official news about Fallout 4 just yet, Bethesda-published Wolfenstein: The New Order does give a quick nod to everyone's favorite vault-dwelling franchise. » 5/22/14 4:30pm 5/22/14 4:30pm

Wolfenstein: The New Order: The Kotaku Review

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. » 5/21/14 8:30pm 5/21/14 8:30pm

Here's How Relationships Work When The Nazis Take Over The World

Redditor ne1butu found this sign in Wolfenstein: The New Order, that shows the lengthy process of finding a mate in the alternate world where the Nazis won WWII. » 5/20/14 4:15pm 5/20/14 4:15pm

What An Odd Wolfenstein: The New Order Fan Film

Clinton Jones, AKA YouTube's Pwnisher, spent five months putting together the Wolfenstein: The New Order fan film "The Liberation of London." As shown in the image above, the film takes several very strange turns. » 5/12/14 9:00am 5/12/14 9:00am