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Doom's post-launch DLC detailed, includes $40 season pass

Doom, a game that is five weeks from release, has at least $45 worth of post-launch content planned. Never mind the fact that we don't have any idea if Doom will actually be any good. If you're buyin', they're sellin'. The cart is...

 
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Doom's multiplayer is good, but it could be great

I was completely disinterested in the upcoming Doom reboot until that trailer came out showcasing some of the new modes, at which point I got hyped. Over the weekend, I finally got to get some time with multiplayer beta on the Xbox One...

 
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Want in on the Doom beta? Head on over to GameStop

More than two years ago, Bethesda promised access to a Doom closed beta in exchange for Wolfenstein pre-orders. It was a long time back, but that beta is finally happening this weekend from March 31 through April 3. However, it's ...

 
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Doom beta invites are going out now, preload tomorrow

I just got an email from Sony regarding the Doom closed beta period, which is taking place just shy of a month before the game's final release in early May. Sony notes that the beta is operating as scheduled, and that if players want, ...

 
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This Doom multiplayer trailer is a monster mash

Seeing more of the multiplayer modes in Doom didn't do a whole lot for me, admittedly, but a glance at more monsters? Including an unfamiliar one? Well, damn. They have my curiosity again. The ugly new mug belongs to the Prowler, who is gi...

 
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New multiplayer modes revealed for Doom look hellishly fun

Bethesda has finally done it; I'm hyped for Doom. These newly revealed multiplayer modes all look fantastic, and might even be enough to pull me away from Halo 5 for a bit. Soul Harvest looks to be like Call of Duty's kill confirmed mode, ...

 
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Oh hello, upcoming Doom closed beta info

Bethesda just sent over more information for Doom, and it's relatively good news. Starting on March 31 and running until April 3, players will be able to partake in the next beta phase on every available platform.  If you pre-ordered W...

 
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You picked the wrong cover for Doom's alternate box art

Four days ago, id Software opened up a poll where you could choose the new Doom alternate boxart. You were supposed to pick option A (below in the gallery), a muted, cool demonic theme that looked unique. Instead, you went for option B...

 
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Help decide the alternative to Doom's awful cover art

As we all know, Doom has some really bad cover art. Like, BioShock Infinite bad. id Software seems to have picked up on this, so it has allowed for a reversible cover art option. There are two right now -- a muted, really cool (read: t...

 
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Doom will run at 1080p60 on every platform

According to a recent update from id Software itself, both the PC and console editions of Doom will run at their maximum potential. That translates to a 1080p60 experience. In fact, lead programmer Billy Khan noted that their goal was ...

 
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Get more Dooms for your dough with this pre-order bonus

Though as yet unconfirmed, it appears if you pre-order Doom on the Xbox One and you’ll get the backwards-compatible Doom and Doom II for nowt (which is British for free, just in case you weren’t sure). Although the offer ha...

 
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Are you going to bother with Doom's multiplayer?

In the lead-up to Doom's release this May, Bethesda has spent a good deal of its time covering the multiplayer component. There's more on that front today with details on Warpath mode and single-use items, Hack Modules, earned through playe...

 
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Doom's single-player campaign is 13 hours long

If you were worried Doom would follow in the footsteps of other modern first-person shooters with a five hour jaunt of a campaign, you can sleep easy now. According to id Software, the average length of the campaign clocks in at a hefty 13 ...

 
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Clueless Gamer returns with guests for Doom

Conan O'Brien hasn't had a Clueless Gamer video in a few months (that was Fallout 4 back in November), but he's back to promote Doom, and have a fun time doing it. NFL players Josh Norman and Von Miller join his antics, and there's ple...

 
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Spicy weekend deals on XCOM 2, Doom, and Bayonetta 2

After last month's lull, it's weekend for games. New titles are launching left and right, like XCOM 2, which seems to be fairing well with critics and regular folks alike. If you're looking to pick it up, the best deal is a 23 percent ...

 
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If this is really the new Doom box art, it sucks

Conan O'Brien will be playing the latest iteration of Doom on his show's Clueless Gamer segment tonight with some players of the sports ball who are in the big game. In a tweet promoting the show, the box art below was shown, though it...

 
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Doom is coming May 13 with a skeletal collector's edition

Hello everybody, I am the harbinger of Doom, id Software's Bethesda-published reboot of the brutal first-person shooter shown off last year. Turns out Doom'll turnout worldwide on May 13. That's for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The game that's a...

 
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A few gory minutes from Doom's multiplayer

Did he... did he just punch another player's head off? Ahead of Doom's spring 2016 launch on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, here's some multiplayer footage captured from the closed alpha scheduled to go public this weekend. As far as cont...

 
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Doom alpha invites are going out today

Curious about how the new Doom looks and feels? If you're signed up for the beta (redeemable codes were included with early copies of Wolfenstein: The New Order), you may find out soon. Bethesda is now sending out invites for this weekend's...

 
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Doom's Revenant sure has come a long way

We're not at QuakeCon 2015, but folks who are can play the new Doom multiplayer. Early impressions have been mostly positive, though it sounds like hands-on opportunities are brief. Oh well. At least we have this cool spooky scary skeleton ...

 
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Bethesda talks Doom beta and multiplayer alpha

I forgot that Wolfenstein: The New Order included (eventual) access to the Doom beta. At QuakeCon 2015, Bethesda said it plans to pick PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One players from that pool to try out the multiplayer alpha "in the coming mo...

 
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Let's look at some cool behind-the-scenes pictures of Doom

In celebration of Doom's 21st birthday, Brett shared a personal anecdote about how the iconic game came into his life at an early age and refused to leave. He didn't include Doomguy's midriff in the article, much to my chagrin, but I suppos...

 
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Happy 21st anniversary to the most important FPS in my life

My, how time flies. Today, we're 21 years removed from the launch of one of the most influential videogames ever, Doom. It may not have been the original first-person shooter, but it was certainly the most important one in my life. Well, in...

 
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Upcoming Doom sneak peek is only meant for QuakeCon attendees

The teaser trailer for Doom (4) didn't do much for me, but I'm looking forward to the long-awaited reveal. We'll see more of the game at this year's QuakeCon, set to take place in Dallas, Texas from July 17 - 20, or so I thought. According ...

 
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Check out this trip down memory lane with id Software

I was barely old enough to game in 1993, let alone take trips to id Software for office tours. That's why I'm so jealous of one Dan Linton, owner of a wildly successful BBS known as Software Creation, who took a trip down to Texas to visit...

 
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Happy 20th Anniversary, Doom

On December 10, 1993, Doom was released. Although it was far from the first FPS game I ever played (I was rocking Catacomb and Wolfenstein already), it had a profound effect on me, as I tirelessly spent hundreds of hours accessing ever...

 
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DOOM returns to Xbox Live Arcade

After disappearing from Xbox Live for the longest time, id Software's classic DOOM has returned under the watchful eye of Bethesda. You can nab it for 400 Microsoft Points (Edit: I had said this was down from 800 Points, but I remembered wr...

 

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