War Mongrels Shows the Bloody Side of World War II

Sometime when you boot up a video game you have the desire to do nothing but punch a Nazi. Thankfully, it seems War Mongrels is looking to provide exactly that experience, albeit showing that for most people it didn’t really go well.

Announced earlier this month under the name “WM,” War Mongrels features a group of soldiers in the Eastern Front of World War II. Their goal? Bring Nazis down, of course. Their tactics? Shooting, sneaking, and the creative use of bombs inside Nazi buildings and on railways. There are various characters you can play as, and you can choose to go loud or try to sneak your way through. The trailer shows, however, that the war seems to have unfortunate consequences on the mental state of the combatants. They certainly seem to have been messed up, as even remembering the details is difficult for them.

You won’t have to do this job alone. War Mongrels will offer online co-op multiplayer, so you can bring a friend on the destructive trip against Nazi forces. This means you can have one player distract enemy forces with firepower, while the other climbs up a vine growth so he can get to the top floor of a building unseen. Or you can just both shoot Nazis, that’s always a valid option too, and likely a fun one.

War Mongrels is set to come out in 2021 for PC, PlayStation 4 and 5, and Xbox One and Series X. You can add it to your wishlist here.



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