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  • Summary: Wolfenstein®: Youngblood is a brand-new co-op experience from MachineGames, the award-winning studio that developed the critically acclaimed Wolfenstein® II: The New Colossus. Set in 1980, 19 years after BJ Blazkowicz ignited the second American Revolution, Wolfenstein®: YoungbloodWolfenstein®: Youngblood is a brand-new co-op experience from MachineGames, the award-winning studio that developed the critically acclaimed Wolfenstein® II: The New Colossus. Set in 1980, 19 years after BJ Blazkowicz ignited the second American Revolution, Wolfenstein®: Youngblood introduces the next Blazkowicz generation to the fight against the Nazis. Play as one of BJ's twin daughters, Jess and Soph, as you search for your missing father in Nazi-occupied Paris. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 23
  2. Negative: 1 out of 23
  1. Aug 1, 2019
    90
    This game does not really break new ground, but it is a good meat and potatoes shooter and has been well designed and promises to be an enjoyable game to play with friends.
  2. Jul 30, 2019
    80
    Wolfenstein: Youngblood may not be quite what I expected in a new entry to the series, but damn, if it isn’t good. The ‘live service’ additions detract slightly from the experience, but that glorious combat more than makes up for it. Add in some wonderfully crafted play spaces to explore (if only there was a couple more) and you’ve got yourself a great way to spend a weekend. The main campaign will be over quick, but while it lasts, it’s great, wholesome, Nazi killing fun.
  3. 80
    No, this isn’t a dark, serious Wolfenstein moment. It’s just pure, unadulterated shoot-em-up coop fun.
  4. Jul 26, 2019
    70
    Using everything Arkane can do in terms of level-design, Wolfenstein Youngblood offers an interesting new take on what’s a Wolfenstein game. But for a co-op game, it doesn’t have substantial co-op mechanics.
  5. Jul 31, 2019
    70
    In the end, I feel like I’ll continue to struggle with how I truly feel about Wolfenstein: Youngblood. Its strange and uncomfortable structure, or rather my reaction to it, clearly stems from my love for the “normal” games. It isn’t more of what I loved; therefore, it’s scary. At the same time, some of those scary things are legitimate frustrations that seem to compromise the game to make it more gimmicky. It’s still as charming as ever, and is full of fun characters and dialogue, which makes it harder to really be disappointed. Wolfenstein: Youngblood comes off as a big experiment, and attempts to take something people like and do something new with it. I’m glad MachineGames was afforded the creative leeway to make it.
  6. Aug 12, 2019
    65
    Wolfenstein: Youngblood falls dramatically short of its predecessor in most ways and feels like a missed opportunity for a great focused, story-driven co-op game. That said, killing all of Hitler’s best friends with a co-op partner at your side isn’t without its enjoyable moments.
  7. Aug 8, 2019
    40
    All MachineGames and Arkane Studios needed to do was make a straightforward, cooperative Wolfenstein experience. Instead, Youngblood replaces the series’ celebrated narrative twists and turns with humdrum XP grinding and a live-service model. It would be bad in most games, but the fact that it’s in a Wolfenstein title makes it sting a little bit worse.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 45
  2. Negative: 29 out of 45
  1. Jun 28, 2021
    10
    Particularmente curti muito o game, jogabilidade muito boa e gráficos excelentes tbm
  2. Oct 19, 2020
    8
    TLDR: Great well made game at a slower pace than ID"s other franchise DOOM, most of the supposed user reviews here seem to be fake as thereTLDR: Great well made game at a slower pace than ID"s other franchise DOOM, most of the supposed user reviews here seem to be fake as there isn't anything of substance to them to suggest that the writers even played the game.

    This is a slightly different take on Wolfenstein than New order and New Colossus, it is a mix of Wolfensteins shooting with Metroid/Vania mechanics. The graphics are exceptional no matter the platform it's played on and the art team really nailed the 80's futuristic aesthetic. I'm a child of the 80's and everything from the color palette to the structure of things in the gameworld really nails that late 70's early 80's vibe (with a future Nazi spin of course).

    The structure of areas is really well thought out and leaves you wondering how you unlock doors and tunnel systems you haven't accessed yet. I thoroughly enjoyed building out my arsenal of weapons and overpowering them, especially the heavy shotgun the Kugelhammer as it is hilarious to blast Nazis into completely random puddles. If you're collecting things and doing some reasonable leveling of your weapons it's around a 30hr game though you could run through it in around 15 or so. There is very limited cosmetic microtransactions (maybe 20 total in the form of gun and armor skins). The upgrade currency "silver coins" are a little too grindy to get enough to purchase all the upgrades, a perfect balance would probably be 2.5 to 3x as many silver coins as that would allow all upgrades in a completionist playthrough.

    Grindiness is my only gripe as it's a beautiful, well realized gameworld with very solid mature gameplay.
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  3. Sep 10, 2019
    8
    I liked the game, it entertained me a lot and has left me wanting more. The new mechanics of 2 characters has to be improved in AI mode and itI liked the game, it entertained me a lot and has left me wanting more. The new mechanics of 2 characters has to be improved in AI mode and it is true that many times it gets in the middle.
    The pseudo mechanical RPG that they have added seems to me a different point and if they do not spend much time it is an interesting change. But please do not forget that it is an FPS and that it should continue to be.
    I like the scenarios very much, that being able to reach the same point in several ways and multiple paths seems to me a success, as well as the use of the Vertical scenario.
    Things to improve, the companion's AI can be smarter, be more supportive and not get in the way of being insane. But hey it's a simple AI.
    And personally I do not understand the raging attack on the game, which I admit is not like the previous ones, but it seems that people are angry with Bethesda for other games than for this one in particular.
    This is my humble opinion and as I see it.
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  4. May 27, 2020
    2
    Wolfenstein Youngblood is one of the worst games I've ever play in the FPS genre. Stay away from this crap. Not worth your time, much less your money
  5. Aug 14, 2019
    1
    God awful piece of trash that by far does not deserve the word Wolfenstein in its name...

    I don't know why on God God green Earth Bethesda
    God awful piece of trash that by far does not deserve the word Wolfenstein in its name...

    I don't know why on God God green Earth Bethesda put microtransactions in this game
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  6. Jan 19, 2021
    0
    The game is very weak, the characters are bad, and all in order to satisfy the feminist communities, the main hero has been vandalized andThe game is very weak, the characters are bad, and all in order to satisfy the feminist communities, the main hero has been vandalized and replaced by two girls. This is a very bad thing Expand
  7. Aug 2, 2019
    0
    Tedious and annoying gameplay, cringe-worthy dialog, and extremely poor design choices make this game unbearable. I got it free with a videoTedious and annoying gameplay, cringe-worthy dialog, and extremely poor design choices make this game unbearable. I got it free with a video card purchase and I still want a refund. Refund all the time I spent playing this pile of garbage. Don't even play it if it's free. Expand

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