Return to Castle Wolfenstein for PC
PC - Windows

Return to Castle Wolfenstein

Nov 20, 2001
8.36
playscore
Good
784th of 27914

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

About this game

Content Rating: Mature

Summary

World War II rages and nations fall. SS head Himmler has Hitler's full backing to twist science and the occult into an army capable of annihilating the Allies once and for all. Battling alone, you're on an intense mission to pierce the black heart of the Third Reich and stop Himmler -- or die trying. Fighting in advanced team-based multiplayer mode, you'll wage your own WWII in an all-out Axis vs. Allies contest for frontline domination.

System Requirements

Minimum

  • OS: Internet (TCP/IP) and LAN (TCP/IP and IPX) play supported, Internet play requires a 100% Windows 2000/XP compatible 56.6 Kbps (or faster) modem

Critic Reviews

4 Reviews
7.85
Erik WolpawNov 27, 2001
Return to Castle Wolfenstein features an amazing multiplayer component coupled with a good if somewhat underwhelming single-player game. Then again, fans of id Software's previous 3D shooters should be familiar with this model. But honestly, Return to Castle Wolfenstein is well worth buying for the multiplayer game alone, so the fact that you get a solid single-player game in the box can only be considered a bonus.
jkdmediaDec 11, 2001
The Q3 engine is frickin’ beautiful. The environments and architecture add a sense of realism that just sends you head over heals into the story. You don’t think about what you are seeing. You just become engrossed. This is the one to get for the holidays folks. Not a whole lot of new innovations to the genre, but oh what a blast to play. Hands down a classic.
9.00
IGN StaffNov 30, 2001
The single player campaign is certainly decent and will hold people's interest long enough to get them accustomed to the various weapons in time to jump into multiplayer. It's not quite the revolutionary trip back to Castle Wolfenstein that people may have been hoping for, but that's no reason to discount it, as it is nothing less than a solid and satisfying experience. But it's no doubt that the real value in the title falls on the multiplayer which is definitely one of the most enjoyable experiences I've had in quite a while.

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