Bethesda Announces Wolfenstein: The New Order
Bethesda have officially announced Wolfenstein: The New Order. Said to be “reimagining” the long running classic, it’s still an action-adventure shooter, and will be coming to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, and next generation consoles within 2013.
Developers from MachineGames said:
“We are excited to bring a new chapter of Wolfenstein to gamers everywhere,” said creative director at MachineGames Jens Matthies. “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.”
It’s a bad new world of Nazi domination, but B.J. Blazkowicz is back! Check out the official announcement trailer for Wolfenstein: The New Order. Courtesy of GameSpot.
Over the weekend Bethesda released three images on its Twitter account, all with an industrial theme and coupled with a hashtag “1960″. The company seem to enjoy teasing fans with little snippets of info like this. As they did before revealing “The Evil Within”, uploading various teases on social media networks before the reveal.
The Wolfenstein franchise started in 2009 on Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC. Originally using the id Tech 4 engine, rumours are that this new title is using the id Tech 5 engine, which was first seen on “RAGE”, and is also used on both upcoming titles “The Evil Within” and “Doom 4″.