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It's been six months since Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus launched for PC, Xbox One and PS4. This sequel to 2014's Wolfenstein: The New Order appeared during a tense time in US politics, promoted and released while racism and white nationalism were at the forefront of Americans' minds. Here's how things have gone six months later.


Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus' trio of DLC, The Freedom Chronicles, came to a close yesterday. The third episode's generic title, "The Deeds of Captain Wilkins", is apt. This short DLC is forgettable and uninteresting.


Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus is about injury. From crippled heroes to resistance leaders grappling with PTSD, the game's cast of heroes bears deep wounds that recall the all-too-real injuries of war veterans, victims, and those who would ignore them.


The warm sun beats down on a main street in Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus, just in time for the Victory Day parade. Uniformed SS march down swastika-filled streets to thunderous applause. By the old diner, two members of the Ku Klux Klan practice their German. Everyone is white and happy. And it is so fucked up.