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Wolfenstein 2 Finally Gets Good Stealth With New DLC

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus featured stealth sequences that didn’t always work out. The game’s latest piece of downloadable content, The Diaries of Agent Silent Death, provides the sort of sneaky backstabbing that the main game was missing.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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One of Fallout 4's most popular mods is getting an expansion.

One of Fallout 4's most popular mods is getting an expansion. Sim Settlements, which has been downloaded over a million times, lets you direct settlers in the construction of their own unique, living towns that they, not you, build. The expansion will add more personality and variety to that system. It looks so good…Read more… […]

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Fallout 4 VR Could Really Use A Hand (Or Two)

It’s easy to lose yourself for hours in the regular console or PC version of Fallout 4. One would imagine it’s even easier when completely surrounded by the sights and sounds of the Bostonian wastes in the Vive-exclusive Fallout 4 VR, but when you’re just a pair of objects floating in space, it’s not quite […]

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The Evil Within 2’s Open World Is What Makes It Terrifying

Last night, I played The Evil Within 2 on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. I expected a linear series of monsters and scares but instead found a loose, semi-open world structure that made me feel anxious and helpless. It’s a chaotic, freeform take on horror that make every encounter unique and scary.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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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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