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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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It’s a big week for Nintendo Switch

It’s a big week for Nintendo Switch

It's an exciting day for Nintendo Switch owners. After gamers spent months vocally wondering where video streaming apps were, Nintendo finally announced today that Hulu is launching on the Switch. Hulu is live on the Switch eShop now, but that's merely the tip of the iceberg when we look at the week ahead for the platform.

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Doom Nintendo Switch release date announced

Doom Nintendo Switch release date announced

The Nintendo Switch has a big fall season ahead of it, and that all kicks off later this week with the release of Fire Emblem Warriors. Among the list of games releasing before the year is out are Super Mario Odyssey and Xenoblade Chronicles 2, but today we can also Doom to that list. Bethesda revealed when Doom will release earlier today, and in a happy turn of events, it'll be here in just a few weeks.

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Doom on Nintendo Switch is retro-revival done right

Doom on Nintendo Switch is retro-revival done right

When Nintendo revealed that last year's Doom revival will be coming to the Switch, it took a lot of people by surprise. Doom was one of the biggest games released last year, and it offered a level of graphics fidelity that a lot of people thought wouldn't be possible on the Switch. Bethesda has given a number of publications an early look at the game, and those who doubt the company's ability to actually bring this game to the Switch might be surprised by what a lot of them are saying.

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Doom and Wolfenstein are coming to Nintendo Switch

Doom and Wolfenstein are coming to Nintendo Switch

Bethesda surprised everyone when it revealed that Skyrim was destined for the Nintendo Switch all those months ago, but now the company is really throwing its support behind Nintendo's new console. Bethesda and Nintendo have revealed that Doom and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus will be coming to the Switch, giving owners some more recent Bethesda titles to play.

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Skyrim, Doom, and Fallout 4 VR release dates announced

Skyrim, Doom, and Fallout 4 VR release dates announced

QuakeCon 2017 kicks off tomorrow, but even before the show gets underway, Bethesda is already making big announcements. The company has chosen to kick off its QuakeCon festivities by announcing the release dates for the VR versions of Fallout 4, Doom, and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. They'll all be out this year, too, so if you've got a VR headset, you'll have three excellent titles to play by the time Christmas rolls around.

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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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Wolfenstein 3D on unmodified GameBoy Color uses cartridge hack

Wolfenstein 3D on unmodified GameBoy Color uses cartridge hack

Move over DOOM! Wolfenstein 3D is now the new standard of “is it a computer?” Well, considering both games were made by the same company the same company, it’s not really a competition. But DOOM has had its time in the spotlight and has been ported to almost every thing imaginable and unimaginable, and now it’s Wolfenstein’s time to shine. And while it might sound too simple to have Wolfenstein running on a GameBoy Color, this one is particularly intriguing because the GBC itself is unmodified. The trick is in the cartridge.

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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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