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Doom 2 mod Annie rises after 12-year development period

I'm honestly shocked at how popular id Software's perennial classic Doom has been. While work is currently underway on a sequel to 2016's Doom, fans are still passionately making map packs and add-ons for the original games that put id Soft...

 
 
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Extras lives in Doom Eternal are basically extra checkpoints

In the reveal trailer for Doom Eternal, a few of you may have noticed that there are "extra lives" available as a pick-up. While my first thought was that this was indicative of an arcade mode similar to 2016's Doom, it turns out that isn't...

 
 
 
 
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Doom Eternal will be getting single-player DLC

Doom Eternal already looks like a bigger and better version of 2016's Doom, but it seems like we won't have to wait too long for even more Doom this time. Speaking with Polygon at QuakeCon today, ID Software's Marty Stratton confirmed ...

 
 
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Doom and RAGE are available on Xbox Game Pass today

ID Software's RAGE and Doom (2016) will be coming to Xbox Game Pass today. While the announcement says, "Available Now," the Xbox Live servers may not have updated when you go to check. In any regard, this is a great way to experience both ...

 
 
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Spend seven minutes in heaven with RAGE 2

QuakeCon 2018's keynote presentation had some good info on a bunch of games, but ID Software wasn't there with only Doom Eternal. Along with announcing that Quake Champions is now free-to-play, RAGE 2 got an extended trailer that gave us a ...

 
 
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Yep, Doom Eternal is launching on Nintendo Switch

An extendable sword and player-vs.-player invasions? Doom Eternal footage sure is a hell of a thing to wake up to! Following today's QuakeCon stream, Bethesda has confirmed that the always moving, always killing FPS will launch on Nintendo ...

 
 
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Quake Champions is now officially free-to-play

While we're all waiting for that sweet reveal of DOOM Eternal, Bethesda and id Software took to the QuakeCon stage to announce that Quake Champions is now officially free-to-play. This may be confusing to you as the game has had periods whe...

 
 
 
 
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This week, Quake Champions is free for everyone before launch

Bethesda is pre-launching Quake Champions' free-to-play variant right now for everyone. While the full free-to-play version isn't ready just yet, people will be able to jump into the trial and keep the game whenever it does launch. This is ...

 
 
 
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Doom's getting a PS4 Pro and Xbox One X patch

Doom is calling my name and I'm tempted to play through the whole thing again. id Software plans to roll out an update for Xbox One X and PlayStation 4 Pro tomorrow that enables 4K support. This video is about it for details, so we'll have ...

 
 
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Review: Rad Rodgers

First impressions count for a lot in gaming. Sometimes a bad launch can tarnish an otherwise solid game from ever recovering, but there are some rare instances where a title gets a second shot. Rad Rodgers happens to be one such game. I rev...

 
 
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Doom Switch update adds motion controls

I'm still a bit bothered that Bethesda waited until the zero hour to give out review copies for Doom -- they should have been shouting about how great it was from the rooftops a week in advance. Over time though I think people got the ...

 
 
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Doom's audio issues on Switch will be fixed soon

The Nintendo Switch version of Doom is an admirable effort, to be sure, but the port is not without its issues. One of the more annoying problems is that the audio can glitch out from time to time, as shown here. It's the type of thing you ...

 
 
 
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BJ Blazkowicz is Doomguy's great-grandpa

Although no one was actively wondering it, the id Software co-founders recently confirmed what we all suspected: Commander Keen fucks. That little dude with a yellow helmet is the dad of one of the most badass video game heroes of all-time....

 
 
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Early Access Review: DUSK

For the last decade or so, the first-person shooter genre has been dominated by the likes of Call of Duty and Battlefield. These two behemoths of gaming started a trend of “ultra-realistic” shooters that basically all play the s...

 
 
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Panic Button will be porting Wolfenstein II to the Switch

Panic Button, the developers behind the excellent DOOM port to Switch, will be helming the upcoming Wolfesntein II port to the same console. Bethesda revealed this news to GameReactor today along with mentioning the port will be out in earl...

 
 
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Wolfenstein II's first DLC episode is now available

This snuck right up on me, but the first DLC episode for Wolfenstein II is now available for download on all platforms. Season pass owners should already have the content, but if you want to purchase this separately it will set you back $9....

 
 
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Doom is the gift that keeps on giving

Out of nowhere, a three hundred pound man in an Avengers t-shirt barrels through the crowd, stomping on a child who falls to the ground clutching a Steam gift card between rigor-mortis frozen fingers. An old man is pushed violently under a ...

 
 




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