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id: No Hitler in Wolfenstein

Friday, 19th June 2009 08:52 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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This is rubbish. id’s confirmed to Destructoid that Hitler won’t be appearing in Raven’s imminent Wolfenstein thanks to timeline issues.

“No,” said community manager Peter Sokol, “in this game there will be no Hitler. We love ‘Mecha Hitler.’ Obviously, he’s one of the classic bad guys in videogames. It’s so famous in Wolf 3D when you finally killed him off, but this time around… it takes place after the events of Return to Castle Wolfenstein.

“So, we wanted to expand on that story, make it a lot deeper story arc this time around. For the story we were trying to tell this time, it just didn’t really fit to have Hitler and Mecha Hitler in the game.”

Look, Peter. We want to shoot Hitler in the face. Can’t you just raise him from the dead, or something?

The game’s out this “summer”.

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12 Comments

  1. Blerk

    Tut. They already had mecha-Hitler, so a full on robot-Hitler wouldn’t be such a big leap.

    Perhaps they had trouble hammering out the licensing deal with his agent.

    #1 6 years ago
  2. crippledhooba

    “Look, Peter. We want to shoot Hitler in the face. Can’t you just raise him from the dead, or something?”

    Haha that made me laugh.

    #2 6 years ago
  3. El_MUERkO

    no hitler for wolfenstein in germannnyyyyyyyy!

    #3 6 years ago
  4. JonFE

    Not even as DLC?

    :-D

    #4 6 years ago
  5. JesteR

    LOL Hitler DLC :).

    #5 6 years ago
  6. Hero of Canton

    Christ, if 24 can bring Tony Almeida back from the dead after two seasons, surely Hitler can be resurrected?

    #6 6 years ago
  7. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Makes sense in todays times. Just like you can have a game about the president of the united states, but it can’t be THE actual president of the united states.

    #7 6 years ago
  8. Blerk

    Well, that would make sense if they hadn’t just released the original on XBL and PSN with mecha-Hitler intact.

    #8 6 years ago
  9. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Original kept intact. Nothing wrong with that. Doesn’t change the fact that the “rules” are different for a 2009 game.

    #9 6 years ago
  10. crackdude

    Hitler is overrated.

    Put Mecha-Stalin in the game. WIN-WIN!

    #10 6 years ago
  11. cachucha

    Inglourious Basterds: “Nein, nein, nein, nein, nein, nein, nein, nein!”

    #11 6 years ago
  12. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    HAha! #11 reminds me of Bill and Teds Excellent Adventure with Napoleon in the bowling alley…lmao:
    “merde merde merde merde merde merde merde merde merde”

    #12 6 years ago

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