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DOOM ‘Ultimate’ 6.66 update unlocks all the DLCs, brings major revisions

DOOM ‘Ultimate’ 6.66 update unlocks all the DLCs, brings major revisions

The cleverly named update 6.66 'Ultimate' update for Bethesda's DOOM video game has arrived, and with it comes an unlocking of all the DLCs. The game, which is now more than a year old, pits players against the forces of hell in what has largely been a well-received version of the classic game. According to Bethesda, new people and early players are still enjoying this title, and now everyone is getting a chance to try the game via free weekends.

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E3 2017: All major announcements from Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, and more

E3 2017: All major announcements from Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, and more

E3 2017 officially kicks off today, but from here on out, big announcements will likely be few and far between. Like every E3 in recent years, major game companies have opted to host press conferences before the event begins, which is where they make all of their big announcements. There were six big press conferences of note this year - Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, and Bethesda - and what follows are the biggest announcements from each of them.

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Bethesda’s paid mods may not be as bad as we think

Bethesda’s paid mods may not be as bad as we think

Depending on how much you like Wolfenstein, Bethesda's E3 2017 press conference last night may have been somewhat underwhelming. However, despite the generally unimpressed reaction the conference garnered from internet denizens, there was one announcement that has received a lot of talk in the hours since Bethesda went live: Creation Club. On the surface, it seems like this is another attempt by Bethesda to get us to pay for user-created mods, which have traditionally been offered free by their creators.

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Bethesda E3 2017 announcements: Wolfenstein II, Skyrim Switch, VR

Bethesda E3 2017 announcements: Wolfenstein II, Skyrim Switch, VR

After month after month of announcements about phones, its gamers' time to have the stage. Kicking off with a gaming-centric Computex last month, the spotlight has now turned towards the annual E3 show. On the heals of Microsoft Xbox One X reveal and EA and BioWare's new Anthem "Destiny-alike" shooter, Bethesda, makers of The Elder Scrolls and owners of DOOM, just unloaded a ton of new games, starting with something that has been a long-time coming: Skyrim on the Nintendo Switch.

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E3 2017 Schedule: Press conferences for Nintendo, Microsoft, and more

E3 2017 Schedule: Press conferences for Nintendo, Microsoft, and more

E3 2017 is quickly approaching, and though the show doesn't get off to an official start until Tuesday, June 13, major game companies will be starting their festivities early. This usually happens every summer, but this year, companies are getting started well in advance, with the first press conference being held on Saturday. For those watching the show from afar, these press conferences are where most of the news will come from, so here's when you can expect each major press conference to go down. SlashGear will be covering all of these events, so stay tuned.

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Quake Champions open beta begins today – here’s how to play it

Quake Champions open beta begins today – here’s how to play it

Get ready, Quake fans, because the first game in the series in 12 years is entering into an open beta of sorts today. Though Bethesda and id Software prefer to call this a "large-scale tech test," there isn't really a difference for those of you who will be playing it. So, how do you get into this open beta for Quake Champions?

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The Elder Scrolls: Legends card game lands on PCs, mobile soon

The Elder Scrolls: Legends card game lands on PCs, mobile soon

Well-seasoned gamers will probably remember The Elder Scrolls, particularly Morrowind, Oblivion, and Skyrim, as first person fantasy RPGs. Getting with the times, however, TES, as it is fondly known, has branched out to other types as well, first with a still-running MMORPG and, now, a digital card game. In the same vein as Hearthstone, which is set in the world of Warcraft, Legends brings the lore, creatures, and unique flavor of the Elder Scrolls to a less adrenaline-rushing battle of wits on the PC and, soon, on tablets, Macs, and phones.

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Fallout Shelter will be on Xbox One & Windows next week

Fallout Shelter will be on Xbox One & Windows next week

Fallout Shelter, the hit mobile game that ties into the post-apocalyptic RPG series, will be playable on the Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs starting February 7th. While far from offering the in-depth, expansive experience of a true Fallout title, Shelter still offers some fun vault building and management mechanics. The version coming to Microsoft's two platforms will be the same as the mobile game first released in 2015, however it will remain free to play.

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Fallout 4 high-res texture pack coming to PC – here’s the hardware you’ll need

Fallout 4 high-res texture pack coming to PC – here’s the hardware you’ll need

If Fallout 4's wasteland is looking a little low-res here in 2017, then an incoming patch from Bethesda might be just what the doctor ordered. The latest Fallout 4 patch is bringing high resolution textures to the PC version of the game, while also adding PlayStation 4 Pro support on the console side of things. It'll be rolling out next week too, so you don't have much longer to wait until it arrives.

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DOOM Bloodfall DLC arrives alongside double points weekend

DOOM Bloodfall DLC arrives alongside double points weekend

Bethesda has announced the release of the third and final DLC for DOOM (2016). The latest DLC is called Bloodfall, and it is of the multiplayer variety. As has become popular with special expansions, Bethesda has also announced a double points weekend that’ll run until next Monday (December 19). Those without a DOOM season pass can buy the DLC individually for $14.99 USD.

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Everything is an alien in this new Prey gameplay trailer

Everything is an alien in this new Prey gameplay trailer

Today we're getting our first extended look at next year's Prey reboot, thanks to a new trailer from Bethesda and Arkane. In the video, Prey creative director Raphael Colantonio and lead designer Ricardo Bare walk us through the opening stages of the game. They show off some of the weapons and powers we'll be able to use, along with a few of the aliens that will hunt us throughout the adventure.

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Fallout Shelter 1.9 update celebrates Thanksgiving in the wasteland

Fallout Shelter 1.9 update celebrates Thanksgiving in the wasteland

If you've ever wondered if the vault dwellers in Fallout Shelter continue to celebrate holidays like Thanksgiving underground, wonder no longer. Bethesda delivered the answer to that question today, announcing Fallout Shelter's new 1.9 update. In short: Yes, vault dwellers celebrate Thanksgiving, and they seem to do it in style.

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