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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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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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