Doom Eternal Preview: Not for the faint hearted

March 12, 2020

I never expected jumping back into the role of Doomslayer was going to be a walk in the park, but the level of non-stop carnage and breathless, rhythmic gameplay still caught me off guard. It’s been years since I rage-quit the acclaimed 2016 iteration of Doom (I’ll pick it up again, one day), but even […]

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E3 2019: Empire of Sin is the new game by Doom creator John Romero

June 11, 2019

Empire of Sin is a new strategy game from Paradox Interactive and Romero Games, the independent studio founded by Doom co-creator John Romero. It dropped its first trailer during this morning’s Nintendo Direct at E3 and looks to merge the top-down strategy of XCOM with 1920’s prohibition era America. The trailer features baroom brawls, gun fights […]

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A love letter to the venerable video game shotgun

December 19, 2018

The shotgun is an immortal video game weapon. It’s simple — you click, they die. No arguments. If its a video game with guns in it, and most of them are, and it doesn’t have a shotgun in it … I mean, what are we even doing here? Its roots are deep, with the most […]

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Bethesda celebrates Doom‘s 25th birthday with a commemorative trailer

December 11, 2018

id Software’s Doom, the progenitor of the first person shooter genre as we know it, turns 25 today. A game that was so uniquely itself that the term First Person Shooter was invented so we could stop called them “Doom clones,” Doom is an indelible component in the gaming landscape. To commemorate the 25 year […]

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Games Review: DOOM (Switch, 2017): Non-stop demon destruction, now in your pocket

November 18, 2017

God, DOOM is good. It’s so good. It was good when we reviewed it on PS4 last year and it remains good now, almost 18 months later, as it debuts on the Nintendo Switch. One of the biggest questions gamers had for the Switch at launch was whether it could support portable versions of major AAA releases. […]

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E3 2016: Bethesda not done with DOOM, new SnapMap and multiplayer modes on the way

June 13, 2016

DOOM is set to recieve a torrent of fresh content over the next few months. That’s according to Marty Stratton from id Software who announced the rash of “new ways to play” at Bethesda’s pre-E3 press event earlier today.

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Video Games Review: DOOM (PS4, 2016)

June 7, 2016

The pleasant surprise has become a real rarity in games today. We know so much about every last game before they arrive now, and from this deluge of information it’s usually easy to identify red flags. Following its explosive showing at E3 2015, I wasn’t sure if DOOM could live up to the adrenaline rush its trailers promised. […]

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Bethesda’s running a DOOM Twitch stream tomorrow all about the single-player

April 27, 2016

Following some pretty intense fan backlash after last fortnight’s DOOM multiplayer open beta, Bethesda are switching gears. The Fallout publisher will be running a Twitch stream tomorrow morning to spotlight the game’s “intense” single-player campaign. The stream kicks off at 4am AEST because of course it does, and will be hosted by DOOM‘s executive producer Marty Stratton and […]

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The 5 best games of April so far, and what we can’t wait to play in May

April 15, 2016

April is known as a “dry season” month in which very few video games are released. This time of year, the AAA hype train is usually slowing its roll, playing its cards to its chest as E3 looms in the middle-distance. 2016 has been bucking the trend though! March was full of great games! And then […]

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John Romero just released his first new DOOM level in 21 years

January 17, 2016

John Romero, legendary co-creator of the classic first-person shooter DOOM, has returned with his first new level for the game in 21 years.

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E3 2015: DOOM returns in Spring 2016, wears old school influence on its sleeve

June 15, 2015

We’ve been hearing rumblings about the new DOOM game for some time now but Bethesda have confirmed the game will launch on PS4, PC and Xbox One next year during their E3 press conference. Exec producer Marty Stratton took the audience through two single-player videos and a multiplayer trailer that show, at length, what players […]

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