WWII Video Game Maker: ‘Make America Nazi-Free Again’

See what they did there?

The classic first-person shooter video game Wolfenstein is getting another installment this month with the release of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. The plot of this game is, after the USA lost World War II, the Nazis now occupy the country and it's up to William “B.J.” Blazkowicz and a group of militants known as the Resistance to overthrow the Nazi occupiers via a second American Revolution. Sound familiar? It’s the same story line leftists have dreamed up under President Trump, but instead of punching “Nazis,” this game allows you to shoot actual in-game Nazis. And boy, the game maker is taking advantage of the leftist fantasy in its marketing campaign:



At least one person noted with humor that the world of video games seems to be joining Hollywood in inserting politics into things people use to escape reality:





Others have bought the lie hook, line, and sinker:


Wolfenstein II features Nazi flags and symbolism all throughout gameplay during the campaign; it always has, even back to its more pixelated ancestors. But with today's online multiplayer options, the maker decided to avoid controversy and removed the Nazi imagery in that mode as to not offend players around the world.