Wolfenstein is a series of World War II video games. It was originally created by Muse Software, before being revived by id Software. The first two games in the series, Castle Wolfenstein and Beyond Castle Wolfenstein, were developed by Muse Software and focused on stealth-based gameplay from a top-down perspective.
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Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus DeveloperMachineGames PublisherBethesda Softworks DirectorJens Matthies ProducerJohn Jennings Designer Andreas Öjerfors Arcade Berg Aydin Afzoud ProgrammerJim Kjellin ArtistAxel Torvenius Writer Jens Matthies Tommy Tordsson Björk Composer Mick Gordon Martin Stig Andersen SeriesWolfenstein Engineid Tech 6 Platform Microsoft Windows PlayStation 4 Xbox One Nintendo Switch Release Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 & Xbox One 27 October 2017 Nintendo Switch 29...
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is an action-adventure shooter game played from a first-person perspective. To progress through the story, players battle enemies throughout levels. The game utilizes a health system in which players' health is divided into separate sections that regenerate; if an entire section is lost, players must use a health pack to replenish the missing health. Players use melee attacks, firearms, and explosives to fight enemies, and may run, jump, crawl, and occasionally s
During the final events of Wolfenstein: The New Order, Kreisau Circle retrieves a critically injured William "B.J." Blazkowicz from Deathshead's fortress before destroying it with a nuclear cannon. Blazkowicz falls into a 5-month long coma. As he fades in and out of consciousness aboard the U-boat Eva's Hammer, it is revealed that Anya, Blazkowicz's love interest, is pregnant with twins. The U-boat is attacked by SS-Obergruppenfuhrer Irene Engel, a sadistic Nazi commander who captures Caroline a
The narrative theme of The New Colossus is "catharsis". Creative director Jens Matthies was intrigued by the juxtaposition of America, which was "founded on the idea of freedom", to be under totalitarian control. The development team also enjoyed exploring iconic American locations and events of the 1960s, such as diners and parades. The team attempted to make the enemies larger and more intimidating for players. The game features over 100 actors, whose performances were recorded using performan
While the game itself was not intended to reference current events, Bethesda, supported by MachineGames, opted to use current attitudes towards Nazis from these events in its marketing of the title. Bethesda's Marketing VP Pete Hines stated: "We weren't going to hide from the fact our game is about killing Nazis and freeing the US from their rule, and if we can reference current events as part of talking about the game, so be it. Nazis are evil. We aren't afraid to remind people of that". The ga
The game's announcement was met with praise from game journalists. Kat Bailey of USGamer named it the "best game of E3", while Nerdist's Dan Casey and PC Gamer's Evan Lahti listed it among their favorites. Oli Welsh of Eurogamer wrote that the game is "a bracing piece of trailer
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus was released to "generally favorable" reviews, according to review aggregator Metacritic. Chris Moyse's 8/10 score on Destructoid stated that "Impressive effort with a few noticeable problems holding it back. Won't astound everyone, but is worth y
The game debuted in 4th place in the UK and Australian Sales charts, 5th in the New Zealand Sales charts and 14th in the U.S. sales charts.
Wolfenstein is a first-person shooter video game developed by Raven Software and published by Activision, part of the Wolfenstein video game series. It serves as a sequel to the 2001 entry Return to Castle Wolfenstein, albeit loosely; and uses an enhanced version of id Software's id Tech 4. It was released in August 2009 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, to a lukewarm to positive reception by critics; as well as poor commercial sales, selling a combined 100,000 copies within its
The story is set in the fictional town of Isenstadt during World War II, which the Nazis have enforced martial law in order to excavate rare Nachtsonne crystals necessary to access the "Black Sun" dimension. As the game progresses, happenings in Isenstadt become stranger. Locations include the town's sewers, a tavern, a hospital, a farm, an underground mining facility, a church, the SS headquarters, a dig site and caverns, a cannery, a radio station, a paranormal base, a general's home, a castle
Wolfenstein uses an improved version of id Software's id Tech 4 game engine, the technology behind Doom 3 and Enemy Territory: Quake Wars. The game was developed by Raven Software for Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The modifications to the game engine include depth of field effects, soft shadowing, post-processing effects, Havok physics, as well as the addition of a supernatural realm, called the Veil. While in the Veil the player has access to certain special abilities, such as the power
A follow-up, Wolfenstein: The New Order, was developed by MachineGames and published by Bethesda Softworks. It launched on May 20, 2014 in the U.S. on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The ninth installment takes place during the 1960s in an alternate history world where the Nazis won World War II. Players again take the role of Blazkowicz.
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood DeveloperMachineGames PublisherBethesda Softworks DirectorJonathan Heckley ProducerJohn Jennings DesignerArcade Berg Programmer Anton Ragnarsson Markus Buretorp Artist Axel Torvenius Tor Frick WriterTommy Tordsson Björk ComposerMick Gordon SeriesWolfenstein Engineid Tech 5 Platform Microsoft Windows PlayStation 4 Xbox One Release WW: 5 May 2015 AU: 14 May 2015 EU: 15 May 2015 NA: 21 July 2015 GenreFirst-person shooter, action-adventure, stealth ModeSingle-player...
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood changes little from the basic gameplay of The New Order. As such, it is an action-adventure shooter game played from a first-person perspective. To progress through the story, players take on enemies while navigating throughout levels. The game utilizes a health system in which players' health is divided into separate sections, "health" and "armor", that regenerate. If an entire section is lost, players must find and use a health pack or body armor piece, to replenish
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood takes place in an alternate history 1946, just prior to the prologue of Wolfenstein: The New Order, with O.S.A. agents William "B.J." Blazkowicz and Richard Wesley on a mission to infiltrate Castle Wolfenstein and obtain a top secret folder containing the location of SS-Oberst-Gruppenführer Wilhelm "Deathshead" Strasse from the castle's commander, Nazi archeologist and Obersturmbannführer Helga von Schabbs. Entering the castle disguised as Schutzstaffel officers ...
The existence of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood was first acknowledged by Bethesda Softworks on 4 March 2015, through the release of an announcement trailer. Footage of the game was showcased at PAX East on 6–7 March 2015. Though initially announced to only be available digitally, it was later confirmed that the game would also receive a physical retail release in Europe, Australia and New Zealand. The development team initially planned to create a series of individual downloadable content ...
Return to Castle Wolfenstein is a first-person shooter video game published by Activision, released on November 19, 2001 for Microsoft Windows and subsequently for PlayStation 2, Xbox, Linux and Macintosh. The game serves as both a remake and a reboot to the Wolfenstein series. It was developed by Gray Matter Interactive and Nerve Software developed its multiplayer mode. id Software, the creators of Wolfenstein 3D, oversaw the development and were credited as executive producers. The multiplayer
Game is played from the first person perspective, where the player's task is to perform a retrieval missions, sabotages or assassinations. Player can be armed with a typical WW2 weaponry and can even use some fictional ones such as German-made minigun or Tesla gun. Player can also use stealth to eliminate the enemies, and some missions even force using it. Enemies vary from the standard soldiers to the undead and experimental creatures. Health is replenished by collecting health packs and food.
In 1943, assigned to the Office of Secret Actions from the military, US Army Ranger William "B.J." Blazkowicz and British operative Agent One are sent into Egypt to investigate activity of the German SS Paranormal Division. The duo find themselves witness to the SS releasing an ancient curse around the dig site, resurrecting scores of zombies from their slumber. Pushing through the mummies and Nazis, B.J and Agent One are led to an airfield and a location to follow. As they tail the SS, the two
Return to Castle Wolfenstein is a reboot of the early first-person shooter Wolfenstein 3D. It includes a story-based single player campaign, as well as a team-based networked multiplayer mode. In the campaign, Allied agents from the fictional "Office of Secret Actions" are sent to investigate rumors surrounding one of Heinrich Himmler's personal projects, the SS Paranormal Division. The agents are, however, captured before completing their mission and are imprisoned in Castle Wolfenstein. Taking
A Return to Castle Wolfenstein film was announced in 2002 with Rob Cohen attached to direct. Little information has been available since, however, with the exception of a July 20, 2005 IGN interview. The interview discussed the Return to Castle Wolfenstein film with id employees. In the interview, Todd Hollenshead indicated that the movie was in the works, though still in the early stages. On August 3, 2007, Variety confirmed Return to Castle Wolfenstein, to be written and directed by Roger Avar
Return to Castle Wolfenstein debuted at #3 on NPD Intelect's computer game sales chart for the November 18–24 period, at an average retail price of $57. It fell to position 7 in its second week. By the end of 2001, the game's domestic sales totaled 253,852 units, for ...
In March 2008, the United States Department of State published a report to Congress, "Contemporary Global Anti-Semitism", that described Return to Castle Wolfenstein as an "anti-Semitic video game" with no qualifications. The report picked up on an article originally written in 2
The game was nominated by Sherman Archibald, John Carmack, and Ryan Feltrin for the "Excellence in Programming" category at the 2002 Game Developers Choice Awards. PC Gamer US awarded Return to Castle Wolfenstein its 2001 "Best Multiplayer Game" prize. The editors wrote, "No othe
Wolfenstein is a series of World War II-themed video games created by Muse Software. The series is now owned by id Software and developed by MachineGames. The majority of the games follow protagonist William "B.J." Blazkowicz, a Jewish Polish-American Army Sergeant and his fights against the Nazi powers.
The Wolfenstein series is a series of World War II-themed video games. Most of the games feature protagonist William "B.J." Blazkowicz.
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