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The DeanBeat: How Germany does gaming events right with Gamescom

The DeanBeat: How Germany does gaming events right with Gamescom

Gamescom, the giant fan event in Cologne, Germany, has been a sideshow in the past. But it is becoming a better way to keep up with gaming.
Wolfenstein: Youngblood video — Machine Games continues masterful mix of co-op action and story

Wolfenstein: Youngblood video — Machine Games continues masterful mix of co-op action and story

Dean Takahashi of GamesBeat plays some of the early co-op game Wolfenstein Youngblood, the
Wolfenstein: Youngblood Review

Wolfenstein: Youngblood Review

Wolfenstein: Youngblood introduces the Blazkowicz twins, Jess and Soph, as well as co-op, RPG-style progression, and non-linear missions. It stumbles at times, but when you’re deep in the fight with a
Wolfenstein: Youngblood review impressions: Killing Nazis together

Wolfenstein: Youngblood review impressions: Killing Nazis together

Nazi killing is always good. That goes without saying. But read our Wolfenstein: Youngblood review to see if the new characters are also good.
Bad Yolk opens studio in Sweden with former Machine Games developers

Bad Yolk opens studio in Sweden with former Machine Games developers

Bad Yolk has opened a new game studio in Sweden. It was founded by former Machine Games developers Michael Paixao and Joel Jonsson.
How Wolfenstein: Youngblood takes a lighter approach to killing Nazis

How Wolfenstein: Youngblood takes a lighter approach to killing Nazis

Jerk Gustafsson, executive producer of Wolfenstein: Youngblood, talked about the political backdrop to the game where a new generation fights the Nazis.
Wolfenstein: Youngblood co-op hands-on preview — Twin daughters put the squeeze on the Nazis

Wolfenstein: Youngblood co-op hands-on preview — Twin daughters put the squeeze on the Nazis

Dean Takahashi played some co-op battles in Wolfenstein: Youngblood. It was tough fighting, but the "pep talks" between the sisters made it easier.
Wolfenstein: Youngblood turns killing Nazis into co-op fun on PC and consoles on July 26

Wolfenstein: Youngblood turns killing Nazis into co-op fun on PC and consoles on July 26

Wolfenstein: Youngblood will let two players kill Nazis at the same time, and it ships on July 26 on the PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Wolfenstein: Youngblood is a co-op game starring BJ’s twin daughters

Wolfenstein: Youngblood is a co-op game starring BJ’s twin daughters

We’re getting more Wolfenstein, which is good because killing Nazis is a wonderful thing. During a media event leading into the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show in Los Angeles today, Bethesda
Wolfenstein: Youngblood Is A Co-Op Game Coming Next Year

Wolfenstein: Youngblood Is A Co-Op Game Coming Next Year

Today during Bethesda’s E3 press conference, Machine Games announced a new Wolfenstein game. Read more...
Wolfenstein II Nintendo Switch hands-on: A sharp-looking port

Wolfenstein II Nintendo Switch hands-on: A sharp-looking port

Indie developers like Yacht Club Games are seeing huge sales on the Switch, and big publishers are also getting in on that action. Bethesda Softworks has already launched Doom and The Elder Scrolls V:
Wolfenstein II postmortem interview: Nazi storytelling is risky and complicated

Wolfenstein II postmortem interview: Nazi storytelling is risky and complicated

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus was one of the great games of the fall season when it debuted last October. Most people have forgotten about it, but one of my favorite things to do is to talk with a

GamesBeat head of social Anthony John Agnello’s top 10 games of 2017

FEATURE: 2017 was a remarkable year for video games, with a seemingly endless tide of inspired work coming out from the big money publishers and one-dev studios alike. Around every corner, a new idea:
It Might Be Time To Rethink Difficulty Menus

It Might Be Time To Rethink Difficulty Menus

This is the difficulty menu for Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus. In a callback to the original games which also showed up in The New Order, the menu’s telling you only babies play the game on easy.
Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus and The Evil Within 2 start slow at U.S. retailers

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus and The Evil Within 2 start slow at U.S. retailers

Bethesda Softworks is one of the last remaining third-party publishers that is still dedicated to building lots of single-player games. In October, it released The Evil Within 2 and Wolfenstein 2: The
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus DLC rolls out between now and March

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus DLC rolls out between now and March

The fight against Nazi America doesn’t end by the time you see the credits in Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. The dark middle chapter also gives you plenty of ways to keep fighting as well, and that
Call of Duty: WWII should have cut its clumsy racism subplot

Call of Duty: WWII should have cut its clumsy racism subplot

You can’t go home again is not just a book I haven’t read, it’s also a feeling I’ve had about the Call of Duty series as it returns to the “boots on the ground” combat of World War II. In the
An ode to ladders in Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus

An ode to ladders in Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus

If for some reason Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus doesn’t sell well (and it really should), developer Machine Games could still end up making a lot of money just selling its next-gen ladder
What Makes Wolfenstein: The New Order So Great

What Makes Wolfenstein: The New Order So Great

Following the less consistent Heavy Rain, it was a joy to finish our playthrough of Wolfenstein: The New Order on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. While Wolfenstein might look on the surface like a mindless
The next Wolfenstein game, presumably subtitled New Colossus, as it was teased by publisher Bethesda

The next Wolfenstein game, presumably subtitled New Colossus, as it was teased by publisher Bethesda

The next Wolfenstein game, presumably subtitled New Colossus, as it was teased by publisher Bethesda in June, is a step closer to being officially announced. In an interview with Two Left Sticks, the