Please Play This Wolfenstein vs Monkey Ball Game

Gif: Return to Castle Monkey Ball

Return to Castle Monkey Ball is what happens when you take two very different and beloved games and smash them together in a way that on paper sounds terrible, but which in practice is so very very excellent.


Made by Nickireda, it’s a fantastic homage to both games, combining the pioneering visuals and Nazi-killing premise of Wolfenstein with the precise control and banana consumption required of Monkey Ball.

Most impressive, I think, is that it’s so playable with a keyboard! You can and should be playing it (in your browser) here.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs



This is awesome. Now D.C. just needs to hire Monkey Ball Nazi Killer for the Capitol Police.