Wolfenstein: The New Order coming to current and next generation platforms Q4 2013

wolfenstein-new-order_logoBethesda Softworks this morning announced that Wolfenstein is getting a bit of a reboot (again) with a brand new title known as Wolfenstein: The New Order.

The story-driven FPS is in development by MachineGames (no mention of id Software) and is scheduled to hit the Xbox 360, PS3, PC and next generation platforms sometime Q4 2013. GameSpot.com will have the scoop soon, so make sure to check them out beginning on May 8th.

Read on for the announcement.

Bethesda Softworks, a ZeniMax Media company, today announced a new title, Wolfenstein: The New Order, an action-adventure shooter slated for release in Q4 2013. The game is being developed by MachineGames, a studio comprised of seasoned developers known for creating compelling, critically-acclaimed story-driven games. Wolfenstein has been widely credited for helping establish and popularize the first-person shooter genre, and Wolfenstein: The New Order is a reimagining of this franchise ? offering players a gripping and dramatic experience. The official announcement trailer can be seen today at GameSpot.com.

Wolfenstein: The New Order is scheduled for release on Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, PC, and next generation consoles. Additional details about the game will be revealed in a series of exclusive feature stories with GameSpot.com beginning on Wednesday, May 8th.

?We are excited to bring a new chapter of Wolfenstein to gamers everywhere,? said Jens Matthies, creative director at MachineGames. ?As fans of the series, working on this game is an honor, and our team is driven to create an unforgettable action-adventure experience that will make FPS fans proud.?

Wolfenstein: The New Order has not yet been rated by the ESRB.