Excerpt: BJ Blazkowicz, the heroic OSA agent who stopped a spider-Hitler in the first first person shooter ever made is back, along with Nazis trying to create an Ubermensch by using powers from an alternate dimension! Can’t be bad, can it?
Excerpt: One of the most anticipated PC games of the year, Wolfenstein was expected to revolutionize the first person shooting genre just like its predecessors did. Carrying such a difficult task, Rave Software, the developers of the game, did their best and actually managed to deliver a really high quality,...
Excerpt: Wolfenstein is the second sequel to the great-grandfather of the FPS franchise. Without Wolfenstein 3D, the FPS franchise would probably be completely different or just not as successful as it is today.
Excerpt: Let’s get this out of the way -- Wolfenstein is a decent first person shooter. But in this generation of breathtaking visuals, revolutionary concepts and advancing technologies, just how far does decent get you?
Excerpt: Wolfenstein was at the forefront of the first-person-shooter explosion, but like an addled codger, the franchise is stuck in the past. Devastating weapons and scary Nazis remain high in the mix in the new Wolfenstein , but rather than breaking hero B.J.
Excerpt: is probably one of the most well-known and important titles ever among hardcore gamers, though it's important to note that we're talking about the franchise as a whole and not this individual game when we say that.
Excerpt: It's becoming a theme in this economy; “revitalizing existing IP”. What that means in layman's terms is, “Rather than taking a big financial risk on a new idea, let's dust off an old one and see if it'll still make money.” I mean how else can you explain all those the Star Wars: Battlefronts?
Summary: Set within a near-fictional, historical WWII setting, players take on the role of the heroic OSA agent BJ Blazkowicz as they are thrust into the unknown and unexpected to battle against combat troops, otherworldly forces, and the dark science created by a supernatural Nazi force hell-bent on world...
Conclusion: I started this review asking the question if Nitro Games added enough into Privateer to make it an enjoyable game. The short answer is no. The long answer is that while Privateer is not a standalone add-on, it is very much a standalone game.