Alt-Right Gamers Are Not Happy About 'Wolfenstein II' Because It's Proudly Anti-Nazi - Tech Times

Tech TimesAlt-Right Gamers Are Not Happy About 'Wolfenstein II' Because It's Proudly Anti-NaziTech TimesSome gamers are upset about the way Bethesda is marketing "Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus." Alt-right and neo-Nazi gamers were particularly offended by the game's proudly anti-Nazi stance. ( Bethesda ). "Make America Nazi-Free Again," says ...and more »

This Week In The Business: Shooting Nazis In 2017 - Kotaku

KotakuThis Week In The Business: Shooting Nazis In 2017KotakuQUOTE | “In Wolfenstein's case, it's pure coincidence that Nazis are marching in the streets of America this year. And it's disturbing that the game can be considered a controversial political statement at all.” - Bethesda's VP of PR and marketing Pete ...and more »

Bethesda issue statement confirming Nazis are Bad, as Wolfenstein 2's ad campaign draws flak - PCGamesN

PCGamesNBethesda issue statement confirming Nazis are Bad, as Wolfenstein 2's ad campaign draws flakPCGamesNYou'd think that this wouldn't be a point of debate. Not only was there a fairly significant war fought over this point (the Nazis lost), but the Wolfenstein series has been running since 1981. You'd think that after 36+ years of stabbing, shooting and ...and more »

Bethesda defends its right to use Nazis, history's villains, as Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus' baddies - PowerUp! (press release)

PowerUp! (press release)Bethesda defends its right to use Nazis, history's villains, as Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus' baddiesPowerUp! (press release)This week, Bethesda kicked off new marketing for Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. Tweeting a video with the hashtag #NoMoreNazis, Bethesda was met with some unexpected criticism. Make America Nazi-Free Again. #NoMoreNazis #Wolf2 pic.twitter.com/ ...and more »

Bethesda Calls Reaction to Wolfenstein 2's Nazi-Killing Trailers “Disturbing” - Game Revolution

Bethesda Calls Reaction to Wolfenstein 2's Nazi-Killing Trailers “Disturbing”Game RevolutionPete Hines, Bethesda's VP for PR and marketing, has branded the reaction to Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus's trailers "disturbing," adding: "We don't feel it's a reach for us to say Nazis are bad and un-American." In an interview with GamesIndustry ...and more »

Bethesda Defends Using Wolfenstein 2 To Make Political Statements - One Angry Gamer (blog)

One Angry Gamer (blog)Bethesda Defends Using Wolfenstein 2 To Make Political StatementsOne Angry Gamer (blog)In a recent interview GamesIndustry.biz conducted with Bethesda's VP of marketing, Pete Hines, they talked about how the social media marketing for Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus has gone decidedly proactive in making political statements while ...and more »

'Make America Nazi Free Again' slogan in Wolfenstein II enrages right-wing gamers - International Business Times, Singapore Edition

International Business Times, Singapore Edition'Make America Nazi Free Again' slogan in Wolfenstein II enrages right-wing gamersInternational Business Times, Singapore Edition'Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus', the first person shooter video game, which is due for release on October 27, 2017, has fallen in the midst of controversies as a new promotional tweet from the game's developer Bethesda Softworks carried a video of ...and more »

Bethesda stands behind its anti-Nazi rhetoric in Tweet - Blasting News

Blasting NewsBethesda stands behind its anti-Nazi rhetoric in TweetBlasting News#Nazis have taken over the streets in America, at least they have in the upcoming #Bethesda game "#Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus," the newest game in a series dedicated to killing Nazis. Bethesda has drawn some attention to themselves in the ...and more »

Right-wing gamers are furious about the Nazi-killing in 'Wolfenstein II' - Mic

MicRight-wing gamers are furious about the Nazi-killing in 'Wolfenstein II'MicIn a new promotional tweet for its upcoming video game, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, developer Bethesda shared a video clip of Nazi soldiers marching, with the caption “Make America Nazi-Free Again. #NoMoreNazis #Wolf2.” The video itself is just a ...and more »

Bethesda: Wolfenstein II Is Not A Comment On The Alt-Right Or Antifa - The Daily Caller

The Daily CallerBethesda: Wolfenstein II Is Not A Comment On The Alt-Right Or AntifaThe Daily CallerThe creators of the upcoming video game, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, have responded to claims that the title references current politics and indicts President Trump for his supposed association with the alt-right — a baseless claim often touted ...and more »

Bethesda Talks Nazis - "We're Not Worried About Being On The Right Side Of History Here" - Comicbook.com

Comicbook.comBethesda Talks Nazis - "We're Not Worried About Being On The Right Side Of History Here"Comicbook.comBethesda's Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus has been continuously pumping out epic video after epic video to get fans hyped up to step back into the boots of BJ Blazkowicz. The Wolfenstein franchise is a 20 year old legacy that has continued on the ...and more »

Bethesda reveling in Wolfenstein II's anti-Nazi themes - Neowin

NeowinBethesda reveling in Wolfenstein II's anti-Nazi themesNeowinIt used to be that if you saw a swastika in a game, you knew you had to kill those bad guys, disrupt their plans, and make life miserable for them. However, under today's political climate, it isn't as clear-cut anymore. So Bethesda's Wolfenstein II ...and more »

#NoMoreNazi is now controversial: New video game sparks online backlash - Salon

Salon#NoMoreNazi is now controversial: New video game sparks online backlashSalonWe have now reached a point in American politics in which it is controversial to make Nazi-killing the point of a video game. The video game in question? Wolfenstein 2. The offense? A trailer for the soon to be released video game with the tweet "Make ...and more »

Wolfenstein, a Gaming Franchise About Killing Nazis, Gets in Twitter Spat About Nazis - Popular Mechanics

Popular MechanicsWolfenstein, a Gaming Franchise About Killing Nazis, Gets in Twitter Spat About NazisPopular MechanicsIf you don't remember basic plot line of 1992's Wolfenstein 3D, allow me to sum up: You, William Joseph "B.J." Blazkowicz, are a WWII American spy held captive in Castle Wolfenstein. Level by level you shoot your way out, killing a slew of Nazis in the ...and more »

A new video game is using 'Make America Nazi Free Again' as its main ad slogan - Business Insider

Business InsiderA new video game is using 'Make America Nazi Free Again' as its main ad sloganBusiness Insider"NOT MY AMERICA" trumpets a new trailer for upcoming first-person shooter "Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus." The capitalized text, overlaid on video of goose-stepping Nazi soldiers marching through the streets of the game's fictional 1960s America, is ...and more »

Bethesda embraces anti-Nazi stance: That's 'what Wolfenstein represents' - PC Gamer

PC GamerBethesda embraces anti-Nazi stance: That's 'what Wolfenstein represents'PC GamerYou might think that "Make America Nazi-Free Again," backed by the "NoMoreNazis" hashtag, would be a fairly uncontroversial position to take, especially for a game like Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus. Nazis, after all, are the Universal Bad Guys, and ...and more »

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus' “Not My America” Ad Sparks Controversy - RealGear

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus' “Not My America” Ad Sparks ControversyRealGearOctober is definitely a busy month for the video game publisher Bethesda. The Evil Within 2 is set to release next Friday (Oct.13), followed by the highly anticipated shooter Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. Nazis have never been a source of ...and more »

Bethesda VP of PR says it's 'disturbing' that Wolfenstein II can be considered a 'controversial political statement' - GameZone

GameZoneBethesda VP of PR says it's 'disturbing' that Wolfenstein II can be considered a 'controversial political statement'GameZoneThe Wolfenstein franchise has been taking on Nazis since the release of Castle Wolfenstein in 1981. You could say, fighting Nazis is a staple for the franchise. The latest advertisements for the upcoming addition to the series, Wolfenstein II: The New ...and more »

An upcoming Nazi-killing game is attracting attention with a Trump-style slogan - Aberdeen Evening Express

Aberdeen Evening ExpressAn upcoming Nazi-killing game is attracting attention with a Trump-style sloganAberdeen Evening ExpressIt looks like the hotly anticipated game Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus just got a bit more political. The Bethesda Softworks game is set in Nazi-occupied America in 1961, in an alternate universe where the Nazis won the Second World War. Ahead of ...and more »

Wolfenstein II isn't shying away from the fact that fascism is on the rise in America - Entertainment.ie

Entertainment.ieWolfenstein II isn't shying away from the fact that fascism is on the rise in AmericaEntertainment.ieYou only need to look at the events in Charlottesville or the fact that someone like Stephen Bannon is - or at least was - in a position of great influence in the White House to know that fascism and white supremacy is bubbling over in America. The ...and more »