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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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Bethesda will make logins optional on re-released DOOM classics

Bethesda will make logins optional on re-released DOOM classics

During QuakeCon 2019 this week, Bethesda announced that the classic DOOM, DOOM 2, and DOOM 3 games were being re-released on consoles and mobile devices, making it easier than ever to play the old school shooters. Players took to the Internet with a complaint soon after, however: the games force users to sign into their BethesdaNet accounts before they can play.

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DOOM 1 and DOOM 2 are now available on Android and iOS

DOOM 1 and DOOM 2 are now available on Android and iOS

Classic first-person shooter DOOM and its sequel DOOM 2 are now available on Android and iOS. The announcement was made today by Bethesda at QuakeCon 2019, during which time the company also announced that DOOM, DOOM 2 and DOOM 3 are coming to the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. Though they're not free, the games are cheap at less than ten bucks each.

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How Ikumi Nakamura captured the internet’s heart at E3 2019

How Ikumi Nakamura captured the internet’s heart at E3 2019

She came to E3 2019 with GhostWire Tokyo. She left with the audience's hearts and the world's giggles. She is Ikumi Nakamura, Creative Director at Tango Gameworks, with Bethesda, and she was quite easily the most enjoyable presenter at E3 2019. She was so genuine in her presentation and attitude that she inspired a viral wave of fan art - take a look!

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Bethesda at E3 2019: new games and updates coming

Bethesda at E3 2019: new games and updates coming

It's that time of year again for the gaming industry to have their time in the spotlight. Microsoft fired the opening salvo and Bethesda followed with guns blazing. Its new Orion game streaming tech and DOOM Eternal details might be the biggest news on its portfolio but they are far from being the only ones. Be it upcoming games or updates to existing ones or even remakes of old favorites, Bethesda has something in store for gamers in the coming months.

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The Elder Scrolls: Blades heads to Nintendo Switch later this year

The Elder Scrolls: Blades heads to Nintendo Switch later this year

Here's an announcement from Bethesda's E3 press conference you probably didn't see coming: The Elder Scrolls: Blades is coming to Nintendo Switch later this year. The Elder Scrolls: Blades was first revealed at last year's E3, and though it definitely isn't The Elder Scrolls 6, the little mobile game turned console port might be enough to tide a few folks over while we wait for the main event.

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Bethesda Orion game streaming tech promises to reduce latency, bandwidth

Bethesda Orion game streaming tech promises to reduce latency, bandwidth

Game streaming is once again the center of focus of industry news these days, especially with Google formally getting into the game. But despite all the delectable promises, the idea of game streaming still leaves some questions unanswered, both technical and practical. At its E3 presentation, Bethesda presented the answer to all those questions in the form of Orion, a collection of software tech to optimize game engines for superior performance while streaming.

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DOOM Eternal release date announced, Battlemode multiplayer teased

DOOM Eternal release date announced, Battlemode multiplayer teased

With no appearances from either The Elder Scrolls 6 or Starfield at Bethesda's E3 presser this year, that left DOOM Eternal as the headliner of the show. As expected, Bethesda spent plenty of time showing off more gameplay footage from DOOM Eternal, talking about both the single-player campaign and multiplayer. Bethesda also announced a release date for DOOM Eternal, and while we've got a while longer to wait, the good news is that it'll be here before the end of the year.

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Fallout 76’s paid Repair Kits are causing some controversy

Fallout 76’s paid Repair Kits are causing some controversy

Fallout 76 has already had its share of stumbles in its relatively short life, and now it seems to be making one more. Bethesda has announced that it'll be adding Repair Kits to the in-game shop, and while that may seem innocuous enough at first blush, some players are worried that they'll give those willing to spend an unfair advantage in PvP combat.

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The Elder Scrolls: Blades released to early access on iOS and Android

The Elder Scrolls: Blades released to early access on iOS and Android

In case you missed the news, The Elder Scrolls series turned 25 years old this week. To celebrate this milestone, Bethesda has done a number of different things, from giving Morrowind away for free on PC to announcing new updates for The Elder Scrolls Legends and Elder Scrolls Online. The company has also decided to send The Elder Scrolls: Blades into early access, which is definitely a surprise.

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Wolfenstein: Youngblood release date set, Buddy Pass detailed

Wolfenstein: Youngblood release date set, Buddy Pass detailed

Back at E3 2018, Bethesda revealed Wolfenstein: Youngblood, the fourth entry in MachineGames' run with the series. Today, we're learning when the game will be here, and Bethesda is giving us a look at gameplay by way of a new trailer. The next Wolfenstein game will be dropping in the middle of summer, which means we don't have too much longer to wait.

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Bethesda says DOOM Eternal and other games will arrive on Steam

Bethesda says DOOM Eternal and other games will arrive on Steam

If you're a fan of both Bethesda titles and Steam, the company has good news for you: DOOM Eternal and a number of other games will be available on the latter company's game store. This will give PC players an alternative to the Bethesda Store, where the company had exclusively launched its Fallout 76 title.

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