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Skyrim VR Actually Made Me Throw Up, Yet I Want To Play More

Skyrim released today on Playstation VR. The VR version manages to capture the game’s scale and beauty in astounding new ways, but you might need to equip a barf bag alongside your ancient nordic axe.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Wolfenstein 2 Reminds Us What Heroes Look Like

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus is about injury. From crippled heroes to resistance leaders grappling with PTSD, the game’s cast of heroes bears deep wounds that recall the all-too-real injuries of war veterans and those who would dismiss them.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Wolfenstein’s DLC Is Off To A Great Start

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus’s first round of downloadable content has unlocked. The Freedom Chronicles: Episode Zero blend pulp sensibilities with strong levels design to create a fun package that shows a lot of promise.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Another Hint That Wolfenstein And Doom Share The Same Universe

The idea of a shared universe between Doom and Wolfenstein goes all the way back to Doom II, but it’s never been officially confirmed. A special weapon at the end of Wolfenstein 2 is further evidence that the games share a common timeline. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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What Wolfenstein 2’s Bloody Twist Has To Say About Its Protagonist’s Body

Wolfenstein’s BJ Blazkowicz is one of the original first person shooter protagonists. He is a muscle bound action hero, the all-American army man. Through examining BJ’s body, Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus paints a thin line between power fantasy and Aryan ideals.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus: The Kotaku Review

The warm sun beats down on a main street in Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus, just in time for the Victory Day parade. Uniformed SS march down swastika-filled streets to thunderous applause. By the old diner, two members of the Ku Klux Klan practice their German. Everyone is white and happy. And it is so […]

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There’s More To Wolfenstein: The New Colossus’ Opening Than Sheer Brutality

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus opens with a nightmare. This deep descent into BJ Blazkowicz’ personal hell highlights the personal costs of violence in the home and shows how oppression and hate repeat themselves.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Evil Within 2: The Kotaku Review

When we meet Sebastian Castellanos at the beginning of The Evil Within 2, he’s a broken man. The mind-bending events of the previous installment fractured his psyche. He blames himself for not being able to save his daughter Lily from a house fire, and his wife left him. He’s been booted from the police force […]

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The Evil Within 2: The Kotaku Review

When we meet Sebastian Castellanos at the beginning of The Evil Within 2, he’s a broken man. The mind-bending events of the previous installment fractured his psyche. He blames himself for not being able to save his daughter Lily from a house fire, and his wife left him. He’s been booted from the police force […]

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Popular Fallout 4 Mod Deletes Creation Club Ad

Despite grand promises at E3 this year, Bethesda’s conceptual sequel to paid mods, the Creation Club, recently debuted in Fallout 4 with milquetoast fare like a ten-years-too-late horse armor gag. Skeptical fans weren’t thrilled. Now modders have taken matters into their own hands.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The upcoming Switch version of Doom won’t come with multiplayer on the cartridge, Bethesda told Enga

The upcoming Switch version of Doom won’t come with multiplayer on the cartridge, Bethesda told Engadget. You’ll have to download a free update to play with other people. SnapMap, the game’s level editor, won’t be available at all on Switch. These are the sacrifices we make to play games on the go, huh?Read more… Continue […]

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The First Round of Creation Club Mods For Fallout 4 Has Power Horse Armor

Today, Bethesda showed the world what we can expect from the totally-not-paid-mods-that-you-can-still-spend-money-on system, Creation Club. Mostly, the first batch of offerings are disappointing, but hey. Remember Oblivion’s controversial horse armor?Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Humble’s Discounting Dozens of Bethesda Games This Wekend

Humble’s celebrating QuakeCon with a sale on all your favorite Bethesda games today, including titles from the Fallout, Doom, Prey, Dishonored, and Elder Scrolls series (including the really old games), just for starters. This isn’t a Humble bundle; you’ll pay a specific price for each title, but a portion of the…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Six Years Later, Bethesda’s Brink Is Suddenly Free-To-Play

Brink was weird. It mashed together multiplayer gunplay with single-player narrative, then spiced up its chunky concoction with parkour and levels set on floating cities (because global warming). It’s also telling that I speak about it in the past tense, because while it continues to exist, you could be forgiven for…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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