Devs confirm via Twitter.
Wolfenstein's B.J. Blazkowicz was of Jewish descent, John Carmack and Tom Hall confirm.
According to the original Wolfenstein developers John Carmack and Tom Hall, the hero of the first-person shooter, B.J. Blazkowicz, was Jewish.
The game's creators have long been coy about the character's origins. But not anymore...
Here's the report by Kotaku:
NEWS SOURCE: Yes this Nazi-killing video game hero was of Jewish descent (via) Kotaku
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