Pre-order The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on the Nintendo UK store, get a map
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The Nintendo UK store has opened pre-orders for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. If you reserve the game, you’ll receive a map of the world. Pre-orders can be placed here.
Wolfenstein II has its own version of Wolfenstein 3D
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MachineGames included a neat Easter egg of sorts in Wolfenstein II. You can actually play a new version of Wolfenstein 3D, a classic shooter that came out in the early ’90s.
Wolfenstein II’s take on the game is “Wolfstone 3D”. You’ll find it located in Club Kreisau as its own arcade cabinet. But in this version, there are a number of differences, such as how you fight Kreisau “terrorists” instead of Nazis. Wolfstone 3D has six levels and a save game system.
Here’s a look:
Wolfenstein II narrative designer says adding multiplayer would “dilute” the storytelling
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Wolfenstein II is strictly a single-player game. Keeping in line with many titles Bethesda publishers, a multiplayer mode is not included.
MachineGames’ narrative designer Tommy Tordsson Björk spoke about the decision to keep Wolfenstein II focused on single-player with GamesIndustry. He told the site that the team merely wanted to create “a really good single-player game”, and forcing multiplayer “would just dilute it all.
Doom Switch dev says the port has been “wicked hard”, wishes gamers didn’t focus on tech specs over fun
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Panic Button is leading the way on some big third-party ports for Switch. The studio was first assigned with the task of putting Rocket League on the platform, and is also working on Bethesda for the Doom port.
Speaking with GamesRadar, Panic Button’s Adam Creighton said that for Doom, the scalable technology made the port “more straightforward than maybe it could have been.” However, it was also “wicked hard”.
Creighton told the site:
An hour of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus footage
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Bethesda held a live stream for Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus a short while ago in which an hour of footage was showcased. You can see the full recording below.
Doom may have motion controls on Switch after all
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Update: Nintendo World Report clarified that the motion controls aren’t for gyro aiming. Instead, you can shake the right Joy-Con to do melee attacks or Glory Kills. The setting only seems to appear if you’re playing with the Joy-Con.
Original: Bethesda originally said that Doom wouldn’t have motion controls on Switch. Perhaps the publisher had a change of heart, as new evidence indicates that the feature is in the game after all.
In a now-removed video, the settings menu for Doom on Switch was shown. Before it was taken down, a screenshot was snapped that clearly shows an option for motion controls. It wouldn’t make much sense for it to be there if the functionality wasn’t planned, right? We’ll have to see how this plays out, but things are looking good for motion controls with Doom on Switch.
Thanks to Matthew M for the tip.
Off-screen The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Switch footage with Zelda gear
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The Switch version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is once again on display at a media event this week. With the latest footage, we’re able to see the game with the Zelda gear unlocked. Check out the gameplay below.
New Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus trailer
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Bethesda published a new video for Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. It’s technically the launch trailer, but the Switch version is scheduled for 2018. In any case, we have the video below.
Doom launches for Switch on November 10
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First announced during the latest Nintendo Direct, Doom now has a release date on Switch. We previously knew that the game would be arriving sometime this holiday, but Nintendo has shared a concrete date. We can expect it on November 10.
Nintendo just tweeted out the news:
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) October 16, 2017
Here’s a new video with direct-feed footage sprinkled throughout:
Creative director says Doom is a good reference point for Wolfenstein II on Switch
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Bethesda confirmed two new games for Switch during the most recent Nintendo Direct. Along with Doom, the publisher is also bringing Wolfenstein II to the console.
We haven’t heard too much about what we can expect from Wolfenstein II. That isn’t too surprising, however. Doom is on track for this holiday while Wolfenstein II has a general “2018” launch window.
GameSpot did manage to get a few words out of creative director Jens Matthies in a recent interview. The site first asked about the Switch version in general, to which Matthies stated: