A Step Back
It’s impossible to write about Machine Games’ Wolfenstein: The Old Blood without mentioning their other, far better game Wolfenstein: The New Order. The New Order is a brilliant shooter that took genre conventions, put them in an interesting alternate reality, and then grounded that reality with characters and relationships that the player invested in. Wolfenstein: The Old Blood attempts to flesh out that world with middling success, and loses a hell-of-a-lot of heart in the process.
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Crazy Nazi Robo-Dogs!?
Wolfenstein: a nostalgic title for gamers the world over, just not for me. I seem to be one of the few people in existence that has never played a Wolfenstein game. In fact, I had never even heard of Wolfenstein until this one was announced last year. But I was excited when I found out that it is an alternate history first person shooter. I know what you’re thinking: I don’t deserve the right to review a game with such a rich history since this will only be my first in the line; well I did anyways. So did Wolfenstein: The New Order quench my thirst for a good alternate history game? Continue reading Wolfenstein: The New Order Review