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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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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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Doom ‘Linear’ mod packs entire game into single demonic hallway

Doom ‘Linear’ mod packs entire game into single demonic hallway

Do you feel like blasting your way through the original Doom game but don't want to waste time remembering where to go and figuring out where you got lost? A new mod simply called 'Linear' is the solution -- it transforms the entire game into a single long hallway. Players simply run down it, blasting the row of demons in front of them as they go.

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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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DOOMBA revealed: the Roomba that makes DOOM maps

DOOMBA revealed: the Roomba that makes DOOM maps

This week a creator by the name of Rich Whitehouse revealed and released a project called DOOMBA. This is a program that works with a Roomba personal robotic vacuum cleaner to scan and map an environment. With this program and a Roomba, a user can potentially create their own custom original DOOM map.

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DOOM Sigil expansion brings 18 new single-player, deathmatch levels

DOOM Sigil expansion brings 18 new single-player, deathmatch levels

Doom co-creator John Romero has announced an upcoming megawad for the original 1993 Doom game called "Sigil." The new megawad contains a total of 18 levels, nine that are single-player and another nine that are multiplayer. The expansion will be available for free starting in mid-February 2019, and it'll be joined by a pair of limited edition fan boxes from Limited Run Games.

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DOOM Eternal’s brutal gameplay revealed at QuakeCon 2018

DOOM Eternal’s brutal gameplay revealed at QuakeCon 2018

QuakeCon 2018 is officially underway, and perhaps the biggest part of Bethesda's keynote address was the reveal of DOOM Eternal gameplay. We were first introduced to the game back at E3 2018, but what was announced then amounted to nothing more than a teaser. Today, however, we received our first real look at the game, and it's looking just as gruesome and action-packed as the game that preceded it.

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DOOM Eternal is the sequel you didn’t see coming

DOOM Eternal is the sequel you didn’t see coming

Bethesda’s reboot of one of the most sacred icons of the gaming world was, fortunately for the company, met with success. Updating Doom’s gore and action to modern standards had a few hiccups but mostly passed the usually scathing critiques of gamers. Of course, it was never enough. But while the DOOM reboot was much talked about prior to its release, its sequel was not something many expected, especially in an age of DLCs. And yet at E3 2018, that’s exactly what Bethesda announced: DOOM Eternal.

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Video game maps made by AI: More DOOM!

Video game maps made by AI: More DOOM!

This week three researchers might've changed the course of history in the video game industry. They've used a pair of Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) to study DOOM levels - DOOM, the original DOOM, the first-person shooter. With artificial intelligence, these researchers went about creating new DOOM levels without the assistance of humans.

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PS VR DOOM VFR bundle brings headset, camera and game next month

PS VR DOOM VFR bundle brings headset, camera and game next month

Sony has taken the wraps off its new PlayStation VR DOOM VFR bundle, giving DOOM fans a new way to get in on the action in the most immersive way possible. The bundle, as its name indicates, gives buyers the PS VR, the console's virtual reality headset, the PS Camera, plus a copy of the DOOM VFR and a PS VR demo disc.

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