Wolfenstein: The New Order, a new action-adventure shooter from MachineGames for current and next-generation systems, will be released in Q4 2013, Bethesda Softworks has announced.

Sweden-based MachineGames is formed by a team of former Starbreeze Studios devs, responsible for the Riddick and Darkness titles.

Wolfenstein: The New Order is described as a re-imagining of the classic shooter franchise, promising a "gripping and dramatic experience".

"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 honour, and our team is driven to create an unforgettable action-adventure experience that will make FPS fans proud."

id Software's id Tech 5 engine is being utilised for the development of Wolfenstein.

Source: Press release