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Bethesda just dashed our hopes of an online E3 alternative

Bethesda just dashed our hopes of an online E3 alternative

With the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, tech and video game trade shows have more or less ground to a halt. Many big trade shows set to take place throughout 2020 have either been cancelled or postponed, with E3 2020 being among the biggest of them. Originally slated to take place during June, the ESA made the decision to cancel E3 2020 last month, following in the footsteps of shows like GDC and MWC in the process.

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DOOM Eternal Standard vs Deluxe: The best choice

DOOM Eternal Standard vs Deluxe: The best choice

This week saw the release of two big games: DOOM Eternal and Animal Crossing: New Horizons. DOOM Eternal, like a number of AAA games these days, comes in a couple of different editions. There's the standard edition, which just comes with the base game, but there's also the deluxe edition, which comes with the game and a number of bonuses. Question is: Which one should you buy?

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Bethesda pulls most games from NVIDIA’s GeForce Now service

Bethesda pulls most games from NVIDIA’s GeForce Now service

Joining a similar announcement from Activision Blizzard only days ago, NVIDIA has revealed that Bethesda Softworks is pulling its titles from the GeForce Now cloud gaming platform. There will be one exception to the change: Wolfenstein Youngblood will remain available to subscribers. It's unclear why this particular game will stick around while the others leave.

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Latest DOOM Eternal trailer prepares us for the battle to save Earth

Latest DOOM Eternal trailer prepares us for the battle to save Earth

Barring some kind of surprise announcement at E3 2020 or something like that, DOOM Eternal could very well wind up being Bethesda's biggest game of the year. Currently, DOOM Eternal is slated for launch on March 20th, 2020, and today Bethesda is trying to build up some pre-release hype for the game by releasing a new trailer. If you're a fan of demon slaying, then you'll probably want to check it out.

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DOOM and DOOM II update brings 60fps and add-on support

DOOM and DOOM II update brings 60fps and add-on support

The DOOM and DOOM II games re-released for mobile devices last summer have been updated with a number of new features and quality of life improvements, Bethesda has announced. Fans will appreciate the changes, including the addition of support for add-ons, as well as 60fps gameplay across all platforms on which the re-released versions are available. Players can also now quickly save and load games and more.

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Bethesda halts The Elder Scrolls: Legends development

Bethesda halts The Elder Scrolls: Legends development

Fans of The Elder Scrolls: Legends got some disappointing news over the weekend, as Bethesda has ended development on the game. It'll still be playable for the foreseeable future, but the content roadmap Bethesda had in place has effectively been cancelled with this announcement. It sounds like Bethesda doesn't have any plans to revisit that roadmap at some point down the road, so don't expect any new content for the game from here on out.

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How does Bethesda keep screwing up so badly with Fallout 76?

How does Bethesda keep screwing up so badly with Fallout 76?

Almost a year out from launch, the odyssey of Fallout 76 keeps getting stranger. Today, Bethesda announced that it's implementing a new monthly subscription service for Fallout 76 called Fallout 1st. Subscriptions in a pay-to-play title generally aren't a great idea to start with, but given all of the blowback Fallout 76 has received over the past year, this was a particularly harebrained move on the part of Bethesda.

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Fallout 76 monthly subscription revealed: All the Fallout 1st details

Fallout 76 monthly subscription revealed: All the Fallout 1st details

Last week, Bethesda announced the delay of Fallout 76's Wastelanders update, which will add NPCs to the game. That update won't be launching until sometime in Q1 2020, but there was some encouraging news to go along with that delay, as Bethesda also revealed that it had finished working on private servers and would soon send the feature live. Today is the big day in that regard, with the company revealing a new subscription service called Fallout 1st.

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Fallout 76 Wastelanders NPC update hit with delay, but there’s a silver lining

Fallout 76 Wastelanders NPC update hit with delay, but there’s a silver lining

At launch, one of the main complaints about Fallout 76 was that its world didn't feel very lively. This was down to the lack of NPCs in the game, despite their presence in every other Fallout game before it. At E3 earlier this year, Bethesda announced that it would be fixing the problem of Fallout 76's empty world by adding NPCs to the game.

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DOOM Eternal delayed but there’s still some good news

DOOM Eternal delayed but there’s still some good news

In 2016, id Software and Bethesda decided to reboot the DOOM franchise, and the resulting game quickly became one of the more popular first-person shooters around. Given that success, it was no surprise to see Bethesda announce a sequel called DOOM Eternal at E3 2018. Unfortunately, DOOM Eternal won't be arriving on its originally scheduled release date, as Bethesda announced today that the game has been delayed.

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Fallout Legacy Collection confirmed, but it’ll be hard to get

Fallout Legacy Collection confirmed, but it’ll be hard to get

Following a premature Amazon listing that indicated as much, Bethesda has officially announced plans to launch Fallout Legacy Collection, a bundle featuring six Fallout titles for PC. The collection will be available to order in time for the holidays, according to the company, but many fans will struggle to get their own set due to the product's limited release.

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Doom and Doom 2 mobile login requirement finally removed

Doom and Doom 2 mobile login requirement finally removed

In late July, Bethesda announced the release of classic games Doom and Doom 2 on mobile, bringing the beloved nostalgic hits to ordinary phones and tablets. The launch, though exciting, was heavily criticized due to Bethesda's frustrating login requirement -- users were forced to sign into a Bethesda.net account or else they wouldn't be able to play.

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