Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

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May 112015
 

Status: Complete Most Intriguing Idea: Revisiting the sequence of the original Wolfenstein 3D. Best Design Decision: I am really partial to that pipe. Worst Design Decision: Zombiezzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz Summary: Last year’s Wolfenstein: The New Order was a refreshing blend of old-school run-n-gun FPS action with new ideas like optional stealth, cover, and actual characters. The Old Blood, its short-form followup/prequel, doesn’t reach the same heights. The brevity works against its efforts to be a character piece, as the span between a character’s introduction and inevitable horrific death can be ludicrously short. The pipe tool/weapon is an entertaining addition, but climbing The [Read more…]