Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Another installment of the best-selling FPS series, and at the same time a direct continuation to Wolfenstein: The New Order created by Machine Games. The Action of Wolfenstein: The New Colossus is set in 1961 – after waking up from a coma B.J. Blazkowicz and his companions find the United States of America occupied by the Nazis. The main protagonist finds common ground with the leaders of the local resistance, and decides to help them fight the invaders. As in the previous Wolfenstein installment, the gameplay in The New Colossus features exploration, completing consecutive missions, and eliminating scores of diverse foes. The players are given a wide range of murderous weapons – including not only classic firearms but also some more elaborate pieces. Interestingly, once again the developers have decided to abandon health regeneration mechanics in favor of the old-school med-kit system. The game features high-quality 3D graphics – in comparison to its predecessor, the most significant are the texture and special effect enhancements that accompany the gunfights.

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PC / Windows
Game Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (PC) Cover
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus | PC

Action, FPP, science fiction, FPS, alternative history, shooters, 60s and 70s

Companies responsible for Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Machine Games | game developer

Bethesda Softworks | publisher  

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus release date for PC:

game language:
English

27 October 2017 | Worldwide

27 October 2017 | Europe

27 October 2017 | USA

Game mode: single player
Expectations: 9.4 / 10 calculated out of 187 players' votes.  

Microsoft XBOX ONE
Game Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (XONE) Cover
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus | XBOX ONE

Action, FPP, science fiction, FPS, alternative history, shooters, 60s and 70s

Companies responsible for Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Machine Games | game developer

Bethesda Softworks | publisher  

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus release date for XBOX ONE:

game language:
English

27 October 2017 | Worldwide

27 October 2017 | Europe PAL

27 October 2017 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player
Expectations: 9.5 / 10 calculated out of 24 players' votes.  

Sony PlayStation 4
Game Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (PS4) Cover
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus | PS4

Action, FPP, science fiction, FPS, alternative history, shooters, 60s and 70s

Companies responsible for Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Machine Games | game developer

Bethesda Softworks | publisher  

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus release date for PS4:

game language:
English

27 October 2017 | Worldwide

27 October 2017 | Europe PAL

27 October 2017 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player
Expectations: 9.5 / 10 calculated out of 41 players' votes.  

Nintendo Switch
Game Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (Switch) Cover
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus | Switch

Action, FPP, science fiction, FPS, alternative history, shooters, 60s and 70s

Companies responsible for Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Machine Games | game developer

Bethesda Softworks | publisher  

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus release date for Switch:

game language:
English

2018 | Worldwide

Game mode: single player
Expectations: 10 / 10 calculated out of 1 players' votes.  

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is another installment of the best-selling FPP shooter series, created by Machine Games. The game is available on a number of platforms including PC / Windows.

Plot

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus continues the story from the previous installment. In 1961, B.J. Blazkowicz wakes up from the coma and, along with his friends, lands in the Nazi-occupied United States of America. Because of the terror that the Germans (led by Frau Engel) spread across America, the main protagonist is left with no other choice but to yet again take up arms and face the aggressor. Fortunately, Blazkowicz and his companions are not alone in this fight – they are being helped by Horton and Grace, leaders of the local resistance.

Interestingly, like the previous installment of the Wolfenstein series, The New Colossus presents an alternative version of history, where the Nazis were able to design Wunderwaffe – an incredible weapon that allowed the Third Reich to win the World War II.

Mechanics

The gameplay featured by the PC / Windows release of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus builds upon almost identical mechanics as those offered by its predecessor. Yet again, the foundations of the game lie in the exploration of vast locations (players get to visit e.g. Roswell, New Mexico, and New Orleans), completing a number of mission objectives and eliminating battalions of diverse enemies. On our adventure, we have to face both infantry troops and heavily armed retrofuturistic robots.

The main protagonist does not enter the battlefield unarmed – in combat, he utilizes his very elaborate arsenal. Among the available murderous weapons, one can find not only classic firearms (such as pistols and machine guns) but also more fancy pieces like Laserkraftwerk (a laser beam gun that disintegrates the enemies) or Dieselkraftwerk (gas powered grenade launcher, able to eliminate an entire group of adversaries).

What is worth mentioning, nothing stops the players from using 2 weapons simultaneously, provided that they have enough ammo. What is also worth mentioning, the developers once again decided to abandon the health regeneration mechanics in favor of the old-school med kit system.

Technical aspects

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus offers a high-quality 3D graphics, which make perfect use of the id Tech 6 engine’s technology. When compared to its predecessor, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus features significant enhancements of textures and special effects that accompany players during the gunfights.

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Wolfenstein II is the second part in a trilogy; third game to feature Mecha-Hitler

News 22 June 2017 13:18

Wolfenstein 3D gave players something precious: a chance to kill Mecha-Hitler. This iconic boss will most likely make a return in Wolfenstein III, the last game in a trilogy.