Wolfenstein is a series that has always provided gamers with a unique take on the genre it helped create. Blasting Nazi soldiers and their robotic minions has become a trademark of the historic franchise, and MachineGames is looking to maintain several aspects of the series’ trademark style; while still adding new features to expand the current fan base. Wolfenstein: The New Order, despite its official unveiling, is still shrouded in mystery, but this year’s E3 should shed some more light on title.
The latest teaser trailer for Wolfenstein: The New Order (conveniently released just in time for E3 2013) displays what the world would have been like had the Nazi regime won World War II and taken over the world. What’s so interesting about this teaser, however, is that it’s shot with real-world actors, which only helps to immerse players in the actual events of the upcoming game.
Everything from Germany beating America in the nuclear arms race to Nazis being the first to land on the moon, some of history’s most significant events are present and accounted for – but this time with a significant twist. Then there’s the game’s main protagonist, B.J. Blazkowicz, who’s awoken from a coma to learn that the world he once knew is no more, and it’s up to him to seek out the victory that the Allies missed out on so many years ago.
It certainly appears as if the narrative will be flushed out and broadened with The New Order, but that much was evident when MachineGames confirmed there wouldn’t be multiplayer in the new Wolfenstein. Overall the game looks to be shaping up quite well, and it’ll be interesting to get a glimpse of the final product later this year. Of course, E3 is just around the corner, so a closer look at the title is imminent at this point.
Wolfenstein: The New Order is scheduled to march onto current and next generation consoles later this year.
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