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Wolfenstein: Youngblood


Wolfenstein: Youngblood Update 1.0.7 Released

Wolfenstein: Youngblood Update 1.0.7 Released
MachineGames and Arkane Studios Lyon today released Update 1.0.7 for Wolfenstein: Youngblood, bringing with it the new Treasure Hunt mission, new maps, new abilities, new enemy types, new Pep Signals and more. Check out the Update 1.0.7 Patch Notes here, and have a look at some of the highlights below: New Mission: Treasure Hunt – Studying the artefacts from Lab X has revealed the location of a second Da’at Yichud chamber. The Nazis who have already staked their claim in the chamber have been unable to unlock its secrets, maybe a couple Nazi hunting badasses can unlock the mysteries inside? This is an endgame mission with a suggested player level of 40, so players can expect a challenge! New Mission Type: Treasure Maps – Once you tackle the Treasure Hunt mission, players will unlock the ability to see Da’at Yichud Artifacts within the game world. Locating a number of maps scattered about ...

INTERVIEW: MachineGames on Motion Capture

INTERVIEW: MachineGames on Motion Capture
We’ve got something a little different for you today that isn’t news related. Today, Bethesda supplied us with an interview that was recently conducted with Henrik Håkansson, Animation Director at MachineGames. This interview offers wonderful insights into the most memorable moments during the capture of Wolfenstein: Youngblood. Q: Motion capture in games, how does it work and how was this used in Wolfenstein: Youngblood? Motion capture is, “the movement of an actor or stunt person transferred to a digital character”. For Wolfenstein: Youngblood, we had the actors wear a full body motion capture suit. We attached reflective markers to each joint and the mocap cameras recorded the movement of the actor. The face animations were recorded with a head mounted camera. We then transferred the movements to the game character. The mocap process is very complex so I will describe the steps on a high level. We receive a script, which we break down ...

Wolfenstein: Youngblood’s Latest Patches Bringing Community’s Most Desired Fixes

Wolfenstein: Youngblood’s Latest Patches Bringing Community’s Most Desired Fixes
Just four weeks ago, Jess and Soph Blazkowicz burst onto the Nazi slaying scene in Wolfenstein: Youngblood, a brand-new, co-op focused game in the long-running Wolfenstein series. Last week, MachineGames and Arkane Studios Lyon released patch 1.0.4 to PC, bringing the ability to pause gameplay in offline mode, among other changes. Full patch notes are available here. Patch 1.0.4 releases today for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and will be available on Switch as a combined patch with Patch 1.0.5 in the coming weeks. The game’s next update, Patch 1.0.5, will introduce an even larger number of player-requested features. Chief among those updates is the addition of checkpoints to Towers and end bosses, adding a toggle to remove enemy health bars for a more classic Wolfenstein experience, and allowing players to adjust the amount of sisterly banter. Here are some of the other key updates coming with 1.0.5: Adjusting difficulty of all boss ...

Bethesda Release Wolfenstein: Youngblood Launch Trailer

Bethesda Release Wolfenstein: Youngblood Launch Trailer
The ruthless, Nazi-slaying blood of Blazkowicz runs through BJ’s twin daughters, Jess and Soph, as they search for their legendary father in Paris in the launch trailer for Wolfenstein: Youngblood. Available for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch this Friday, July 26, Wolfenstein: Youngblood offers players some of the series’ most dynamic, open-ended Nazi killin’ to date and for the first time – cooperative play. Players still have a chance to pre-order the Wolfenstein: Youngblood Deluxe Edition to receive the Cyborg Skin Pack. The Deluxe Edition also includes the Buddy Pass, allowing owners to partner up with a friend for free, even if the friend doesn’t own the game. For more info on how the Buddy Pass works, check out this FAQ. Any pre-ordered edition of Wolfenstein: Youngblood will give players access to additional cosmetic bonuses through the Wolfenstein: Youngblood Legacy Pack, allowing them to gear up with some of ...


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