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Wolfenstein: The New Order announced, out in Q4

Tuesday, 7 May 2013 14:03 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Bethesda has announced Wolfenstein: The New Order for PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and next-gen systems during Q4 2013.

The FPS is set during Europe during 1960, in a timeline in which the Nazis won World War 2, and B.J. Blazkowicz is instructed to launch a counter-offensive against the evil doers.

Players will enter Nazi strongholds, battle enemies, control “super weapons” in which the suited foes use to “dominate earth and beyond.”

“We are excited to bring a new chapter of Wolfenstein to gamers everywhere,” said Jens Matthies, creative director at MachineGames in the press release. “As fans of the series, working on this game is an honor, and our team is driven to create an unforgettable action-adventure experience that will make FPS fans proud.”

In development at MachineGames as rumored earlier this year, the studio is made up of former Starbreeze Studios members.

Bethesda teased the announcement earlier today.

Gamespot will have exclusive news of the game posted everyday this week and the announcement trailer is through the link.

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28 Comments

  1. Max Payne

    Will there be update news ?

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Night Hunter

    Will we at least get the CGI Trailer that has been teased?

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Dave Cook

    Guys, give Steph a second please. She’s writing the piece as you read this.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Erthazus

    As much as I want this game… Plot in Wolfenstein is a slap in the face of the veterans that fought and died in WWII so these developers could live and be happy.

    In my opinion this is just not a good thing. They could do a WWII twist again. I know it’s a fantasy, but there is a disrespect.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Moonwalker1982

    I’m much more excited about Bethesda Game Studios game.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. YoungZer0

    http://youtu.be/GyHMc8Bibjw

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Erthazus

    @5, Can’t wait for shitty V.A.T.S. system with dialogs for 12 year old and of course epic grind quests where you can be good by just giving one bum a bottle of water few times.

    @6, I think they changed the game completely and for Next gen. Just a guess.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Max Payne

    I am so glad its also on next gen , can’t stand this gen consoles anymore and their limitation.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Erthazus

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=E6opaIl8h8U – trailer.

    Music reminds me of Watchmen movie :D

    #9 2 years ago
  10. YoungZer0

    @7: Naw, to me it sounds like Bethesda is being a gigantic cunt and stands in the way of the games release. Next Gen could be a possibility, but I don’t think they changed it “completely”, especially when the previews of the game already looked so good.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Max Payne

    @9 Robots as enemies ? :(
    I want crazy Nazi experiment monsters.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Erthazus

    I think robots are just a part of it. I’m sure there will be Nazis retards running around with sci-fi Wunderwaffe. :D LOL

    #12 2 years ago
  13. BULArmy

    I am little sad that there will be no more zombies and crazy SS monsters.

    RtCW is one of my top 5 games and the 2009 game was OK on the SP front, but absolute joke on the MP one, when you are a successor to games that have one of the best MP ever created, played even today, by a small loyal community, you just don’t have the right to do something like that.

    If the game don’t have a great MP in the veins of RtCW and Enemy Territory, I will be not buying. Those games along with BF1942, set the standarts in team based class shooters. One with its open world mapes and the other with the close quarter combat.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. SplatteredHouse

    Nazi Cybermen? I don’t know about this. It’s fictionally feasible, at least. Mechs in Wolfenstein I’m not feeling warm about, but exploring a scenario where the Axis won WW2, with the tone of Wolfy, if well handled, could be interesting.
    Thinking of Mechs/shooter games…reminds me of the sadly lost Tiberium project from EA.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Oynox Slider

    No Wolfenstein in Germany, I guess.. :(

    #15 2 years ago
  16. YoungZer0

    Maybe in Wolfenstein Nein.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Edo

    Alternate history,nazi robot army and B.J. Blazkowicz is back?Count me in!

    #17 2 years ago
  18. fearmonkey

    I love more Wolfenstein but the alternate history thing seems like Raven’s Singularity more than a Wolfenstein game.

    I was personally hoping for a dark castle corridor shooter that kept the flavor of the original in some way, this seems completely different.

    Return to Castle Wolfenstein is still the best since the original, I was hoping for that style of design to come back along with some of the original flavor. I would rather they kept it in WW2 era with pockets of future of events ala singularity, than be in 1960 the entire time.

    I have to give them credit though, the did manage to use Hendrix in the trailer so that’s cool. All along the watchtower is a great track.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. 2-K

    Oh man that soundtrack!!

    #19 2 years ago
  20. DSB

    Few things will get you primed for mediocrity like the announcement of a new Wolfenstein game.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. rusty_shackleford

    WOLFENSTEIN FTW

    #21 2 years ago
  22. KillerDD

    @19

    Might be great, but: Robot army + All along the watchtower = Battlestar Galactica remake! Bad choice in my opinion!

    #22 2 years ago
  23. YoungZer0

    @20: Indeed. I think I’ve tried every Wolfenstein game there is and never once finished one of them.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. cw5th

    @ 15:

    What?

    Why not?

    Wolfenstein 2009 was released in Germany. But it was cut, badly…

    All the Nazi Symbols where gone, the gore was toned down and they were no longer fighting against Nazis but some wolf-army(just in name of course).

    Activision forgot one Nazi Symbol and stopped the sale of the “german cut version”, after that there was no Wolfenstein 2009 anymore… :(

    But the cuts where 90% activisions fault. Only the Nazi symbols are banned outside of historical material and schoolbooks. The gore and plot cuts where activision playing it safe. Many publishers(in the past) cut their games to get a lower age rating.

    Gears of War 3, God of War 1-3, GTA IV, Dead Space 1 & 2, etc. have no cuts.

    I will buy a UK Copy but i think Bethesda will do a better Job than Activision. Then again Bethesda cut Fallout 3 to get a lower age rating…

    We will see.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. YoungZer0

    @24: Ja, zhe schneiderein of zhe german zideogame zersions are nozhing but abzurd. Zhy iz Army of Zwo: Devil’s Cartel cut, but not Dead Space Zwei? You can’t shoot of zheir arms and legs! Zhy did zhey cut zhe point system in Rainbow Sechs Vegas Zwei?

    Does anyone, by any chance know a good shop where I can get the Austrian/UK version of a game? If they could be at least consistent with the censorship. I don’t blame the developers for this at all. It’s so messed up that you can’t be sure anymore.

    Remember the censored version of Soldier of Fortune 2? Fucking. Robot. People.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Edo

    @20 Never played the first one (heard it was an insta classic though)Return To Castle Wolfenstein is still one of the best FPS delivering both a fantastic single player campaign and to date some of the best MP experience and the last one is the only one you could actually call a mediocre game(even though it’s SP portion was still really good).

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Osric

    I have “The New Order” title registered for one of my audiovisual projects. Teaser you can watch here:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmXZLCMokIU

    You think I should do something about this subtitle the game is receiving? My registered mark “El Nuevo Orden” which is English for the mentioned set of words. Anyone with knowledge of this kind of stuff can illuminate me a little on how this can affect my production? It tells about nationalism, fanaticism and similar and I really don’t want it to look like I took inspiration from Wolfenstein because NO, DUH.

    As VG247 has tons of users I hope somebody knows something about this. Thanks! And, please, feel free to write to me to osric90 at hotmail dot com. Now I’m gonna comment something about that DOAU thing.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Richenbaum

    Do something? What, are you going to try to sue the Zenimax corporation? You…understand that you didn’t invent the phrase “The New Order”, right? It’s a pretty common phrase that has been used many many times before (might want to google it…). You don’t own it. If things worked that way there would be hundreds or thousands of people that have used it first that would be coming to sue you first. and I can pretty much guarantee that there is about zero chance that anyone anywhere is going to confuse your youtube movie as having anything to do with this.

    #28 2 years ago

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    The TV sport for Mortal Kombat X has been released, and not only does it contain a “spontaneous fight circle” taking over an entire city, but it features the System of a Down track Chop Suey. Mortal Kombat X will be released on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One April 14. The […]

  • Bloodborne Forbidden Woods progression bug caused by multiplayer summon

    A progression bug in Bloodborne is in the works, according to Sony and From Software. The issue occurs when players activate a multiplayer session in the Forbidden Woods using the Sinister Resonant Bell or Small Resonant Bell. It also appears the Lunarium Key won’t appear because of the multiplayer bug, and without the key you […]

  • Yo-Kai Watch game franchise has sold over 7 million copies

    The Yo-Kai Watch IP has sold over 7 million copies, according to developer Level-5. The figure included both physical and digital download sales. Yo-Kai Watch 3 will be unveiled during Level-5 Vision 2015 next month. The first title is in the works for the west but is still without a release window. Thanks, Gematsu.

  • Bloodborne trademark returned to Sony after accidentally losing it

    In case you were worried or anything, Sony has once again obtained the Bloodborne trademark. Earlier this week it was revealed that Sony mistakenly abandoned the Bloodborne trademark along with four others registered with US Patent and Trademark Office: Guns Up!, Kill Strain; How Games Were Made to Sound, and No Heroes Allows: No Puzzles […]

  • GTA 5 PC official trailer coming next week, 15 new screenshots released

    New PC screenshots of GTA 5 have been released along with word of a new trailer coming on Monday. The screens below are from the PC version and you can view them in 4K glory over on Rockstar Newswire. The PC version of GTA 5 releases on April 14.

  • PSN real-time server status page launching in Europe soon

    PlayStation users in Europe will soon have its own a PSN Service Status Indicator. It was released earlier this month in North America. The indicator makes it easier to check whether PlayStation services are down or running as planned. This includes account management, PlayStation Now, the store, social services, etc. Sony told Eurogamer the service […]

  • Exclusivity contract prevents Bioware from revealing Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC release on PS4

    Bioware is unable to discuss when the Jaws of Hakkon DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition will arrive on platforms other than PC and Xbox One. According to various tweets from executive producer Mark Darrah, due to the exclusivity contract between EA and Microsoft, the studio is unable to announce a release date for PlayStation 3 […]

  • LEGO Batman 3 demo, Namco Museum, more added to North American eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo for LEGO Batman 3, Namco Museum on Wii U Virtual Console, and various sales. Below is the full update. Nintendo eShop Dot Arcade – Wii U LEGO Ninjago – 3Ds LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Demo – Wii U Harvest Moon: The […]

  • Square Enix’s Easter Surprise bundle contains five mystery PC games

    Square Enix offering another mystery bundle to customers in the UK, which comes with five mystery PC games for £3.99. As before, customers will be unaware of the games they are purchasing in the mystery bundle, but the bundle contains triple-A titles worth £40 combined. One of Square’s previous mystery bundles contained Tomb Raider, Just […]

  • From Software’s PSone game Shadow Tower coming to PSN

    Shadow Tower, the first-person action-RPG developed for the original PlayStation by From Software, will be released on PlayStation Network. In the 1998 title, players took on the role of a mercenary who has returned home to the Holy Land of Zeptar to find the place has been sucked into the Underworld. He must use the […]

  • PlayStation TV gets price cut in the UK, now £44.99

    PlayStation TV has received a price cut in the UK. After several retailers started offering the console for less than the RRP of £84.99, users on DealSpwn began to wonder whether this is an official price cut, and not just regular deals or stock clearance. Sony later confirmed the new price of £44.99. “Starting from […]

  • Fast & Furious expansion for Forza Horizon 2 is now available, for free

    You can download Forza Horizon 2 expansion Fast & Furious starting right now. Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious is available to download now through Xbox Live for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The expansion is standalone, so you don’t need to own Forza Horizon 2 to play it. It’s also free from now […]

  • Fire-based weapons come to PayDay 2 with the Butcher’s BBQ Pack

    The 20th DLC for PayDay 2, the Butcher’s BBQ Pack, is now available on Steam. The DLC will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: Piglet Grenade Launcher, 12G Steakout Shotgun and Mk1 Flamethrower Molotov cocktails and incendiary ammo Four new masks, patterns, materials and achievements The Butcher’s BBQ Pack is another co-development between Overkill and Croatian […]

  • Lords of the Fallen developer offers Hideo Kojima a job

    Amid the current turmoil between Hideo Kojima and publisher Konami, one studio has offered the legendary designer a position. Lords of the Fallen developer Deck 13 took to Twitter to extend a job offer to Hideo Kojima. Dear Mr. @HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN In case you are currently searching, we have an open position as Head of Game […]

  • Destiny Xur update: should you buy MIDA Multi Tool?

    The question on every Destiny player’s lips today. And the answer, supplied by resident Destiny expert Paul Davies, is… Yes! We asked Paul whether or not he thought Xur’s Exotic weapon this week was worth the 23 Strange Coins. Here’s what he said: “It was already a great gun to own for PVP owing to […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has an all-male cast to make it “more approachable”

    According to Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata, the main cast of the game is all-male because it makes the game “more approachable.” Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata spoke to Gamespot about the reason for his choice of making the core cast an all-male affair. “Speaking honestly, an all-male party feels almost more approachable […]

  • Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain is coming April 2

    Blizzard has given Hearthstone expansion Blackrock Mountain a solid release date. Hearthstone’s Blackrock Mountain adventure pack will be released April 2 in the Americas region, and April 3 in Europe, Korea, Taiwan, and China. Blackrock Depths is the first wing to be released, others will follow one week apart. Other than the 31 new cards, […]

  • Bloodborne: if you can’t load your save after installing firmware 2.50, this will help

    If you’re having issues loading your Bloodborne save after applying firmware update 2.50 to your PS4, this should help you out. Reddit user KBALLZZ encountered an issue after installing update 2.50 on his PlayStation 4. Bloodborne started reinstalling the day one patch again and when it was done he couldn’t continue his game or load […]

  • Use this code to get 10% off on PSN purchases

    Sony is offering a 10% discount coupon to anyone looking to buy games on PlayStation Store this weekend. Sony’s latest discount coupon code is here. You’ll receive 10% off your cart total when buying from the PSN Store. The offer is not valid on purchases made on PS Vita, PlayStation TV, PSP, or in-game stores. […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin upgrade path announced, system specs revealed

    Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin will offer returning customers a chance to upgrade at a discounted price. Those who already own Dark Souls 2 on Steam and are interested in picking up the Scholar of the First Sin edition will be happy to know that publisher Bandai Namco is offering them an […]

  • Bloodborne: this is what happens when you have 40 Insight

    Insight is one of the currencies in Bloodborne, but it’s also a mechanic that affects the gameplay. There are MASSIVE SPOILERS below, so turn back now or one of Bloodborne’s gameplay mechanics will be SPOILED for you. Just like Blood Echoes in Bloodborne, Insight is used to purchase certain items from vendors in the game. […]

  • Phase two of Xbox One April update brings voice messages, dedicated servers for party chat, more

    The second phase of the April update for Xbox One is now open to members of the Preview programme and and it looks like there are even more features in store. Phase one of Xbox One’s April firmware update started a few days ago with improvements to party chat and achievements notifications. Today, phase two […]

  • GTA 5′s graphical “downgrade” is a bug, will be fixed in upcoming patch

    As of patch 1.8 for GTA 5 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, a few graphical issues have cropped up leading some to believe there has been a stealth downgrade to the game’s overall graphics. Over the past couple of days, Reddit went nuts over a video showing what appears to be a downgrade to […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for March 27, 28 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at The Tower in Destiny to rid you of your Strange Coins. Xur: Agent of the Nine has once again made it to Destiny’s Tower to sell you Exotic weapons and gear in exchange for Strange Coins and Motes of Light. For this weekend, Xur can be found […]

  • Destiny vault space upgrade will have enough room for every Exotic

    Destiny is finally getting the vault space upgrade players have been begging for almost since launch week. Destiny players can currently use vault space to store 20 pieces of amour, 20 weapons and 20 general item stacks. In the latest Bungle Weekly Update, the developer revealed that as of patch 1.1.2, due before House of […]

  • Half-Life 2: Update mod applies some sparkle to the original title

    Half-Life 2: Update will be available tomorrow, and thanks to the modding community, those who own the vanilla version of the game can apply a visual update to the 2004 title. The comparison video shows you the differences between the original version, and the version with Half-Life 2: Update applied. Here’s what the mod includes: […]

  • Neverwinter MMO can now be pre-downloaded on Xbox One

    You can now pre-download the free-to-play Neverwinter MMO on Xbox One. The game launches on March 31, but you will still need an Xbox Live Gold account to play it. Based on the Dungeons & Dragons franchise, the game can be downloaded from the Xbox Store.

  • Destiny of Spirits will go offline starting next month

    Sony will be ending service for Destiny of Spirits starting next month, Sony has announced. The free-to-play Destiny of Spirits was released in late March 2014 on Vita, and tasked players with collecting supernatural forces appropriate to their geographical location, and then trading them with others online. Gravity Rush spirits were added to the game […]

  • MotoGP 15 is out this spring on PC, last and current-gen consoles

    MotoGP 15 will be released in June on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Milestone has announced. Bike, rider and team customization are part of the latest release in the franchise, along with time-trials and enhanced career options. The game features over 20 bike models divided into three classes: MotoGP, Moto 2 […]

  • Cities: Skylines players should check out Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises

    Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises can now be yours in Cities: Skylines. Die Hard fans will be familiar with Nakatomi Plaza. Those who have never watched the first film and live in Los Angeles know it by its real-life name, FOX Plaza. It was created by Enos Shenk and is available through Steamworks. Those who […]

  • Call of Duty franchise has sold 175M copies, players have thrown 300B grenades

    With the Call of Duty Championship kicking off tomorrow, Activision has sent over a series infographic full of interesting figures such as the number of copies sold over 10 years and how many grenades players have tossed. According to the stats below, the Call of Duty franchise has sold 175 million copies across all platforms […]

  • Save up to 75% on select SEGA games on Steam this weekend

    SEGA has put many of its games on sale through Steam this weekend and the firm has also announced Eastside Hockey Manager is now available through Early Access. The sale runs through March 30. The entire Total War, Company of Heroes and Dawn of War back catalogs are discounted 75% and all associated DLC is […]