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DOOM’s Graphics Compared On The PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
Recently Bethesda announced that they will be bringing DOOM onto the Nintendo Switch, which means that DOOM will now be playable across pretty much all platforms which includes the PC, PS4, and Xbox One. So the question is, which platform is DOOM the “best” to play on in terms of graphics?

Doom Nintendo Switch Release Date Confirmed
Bethesda confirmed last month that Doom would be making its way to the Nintendo Switch. The company didn’t say at the time precisely when the game will be released for Nintendo’s gaming console. It has confirmed that today, finally. Doom is going to be landing on the Nintendo Switch in November.

DOOM For The Nintendo Switch Will Have Some Caveats
As you might have heard, Bethesda recently announced that they will be bringing the 2016 DOOM reboot onto the Nintendo Switch. This is a pretty huge deal and we’re sure that there will be quite a few Switch gamers who will appreciate the move. However it seems that there will some caveats that gamers might want to take note of.

Bethesda To Bring DOOM And Wolfenstein II To The Nintendo Switch
There have been some who argue that Nintendo’s consoles are more about playing party games and that maybe it isn’t really a console for the “hardcore” gamers. While we suppose there’s nothing wrong with being seen as a family-friendly console, hardcore gamers who want more “serious” games might want to take note of Bethesda’s latest announcement.

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DOOM VFR, Skyrim VR, Fallout 4 VR Release Dates Confirmed
Earlier this year during E3 2017, the folks at Bethesda announced a trio of existing IPs that would be given the virtual reality (VR) treatment. This included DOOM VFR, Skyrim VR, and Fallout 4 VR. However during the announcement, Bethesda did not confirm when these titles will be released, at least until now.

PlayStation Plus Members Can Play Doom Free This Weekend
To say that Doom is a popular game would be an understatement. It has a pretty robust global fan following and for good reason, it’s a great game. Those who have been thinking about purchasing the game but would like to try it out first will be happy that Doom is free this weekend for PlayStation Plus members. All PlayStation 4 owners who subscribe to PlayStation Plus can play Doom […]

Original Doom 2 Floppy Disks Are Up For Auction
Alongside with Wolfenstein and Quake, Doom was one of the early FPS titles available on the PC that helped popularize the FPS genre. If you’re someone who wouldn’t mind owning a piece of that franchise and its history, you might be interested to learn that Doom’s designer John Romero has put up the original Doom 2 floppy disks up for auction.

DOOM: VFR Lets Gamers Get Up Close And Personal
In case the idea of being able to play Fallout 4 in virtual reality (VR) wasn’t enough, not to worry because you’ll now be able to experience another Bethesda game in VR, and that comes in the form of DOOM. Announced during E3 2017 as DOOM: VFR, this basically puts players right in the center of the action.

This (Unsafe) Hack Lets You Play Doom On A Porsche [Update]
Update – Turns out that this was meant to be a funny video and that it is actually not real.One of the favorite things modders and hackers like to do is to push the boundary of hardware and software, where what used to be thought of as impossible is now possible. For example just last year someone managed to get Doom up and running on the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar, […]

DOOM’s Bloodfall DLC Has Been Released
If you’ve already played through DOOM and you’re looking for more content, you’ll be pleased to learn that Bethesda has announced that the latest DOOM DLC – Bloodfall – has been released and is available starting from today. They are also hosting a double XP weekend until the 19th of December.

Doom 4 Was Cancelled Because It Felt Too Much Like Call Of Duty
Doom 4 was announced many years ago before it was cancelled and rebooted into the DOOM game that we know today. So the question is why cancel years of work? Turns out the reason for the cancellation was because the game felt a bit too much like Activision’s Call of Duty, and not as much as Doom as id Software would have liked.

Someone Installed Doom On The MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar
One of the unique features of the new MacBook Pros would be the Touch Bar. In case you somehow missed the news, the Touch Bar is an OLED strip with touch capabilities, giving users access to different functions depending on the app that they are using. According to Apple, it is meant to be an extension of your keyboard.

DOOM’s Developer id Software Sets 3 Guinness World Records
When it comes to FPS games, it is safe to say that a lot of modern FPS titles can probably give their thanks to games like DOOM, Wolfenstein, and Quake, all of which were some of the earliest FPS titles around which helped made the genre into what it is today. In fact the company behind those titles, id Software, is still churning games today.

Doom Will Be Getting The Board Game Treatment
Doom has always been known as an FPS game. In fact it was one of the early FPS games that helped set the standard of FPS games that we know and love today, but now it looks like Doom will be given the board game treatment where thanks to the folks at Fantasy Flight Games, we can look forward to playing a different version of the game in the future.

Next Major Doom Update Brings New Maps, Demons And More
Doom players take note: A major update for Doom is going to be released tomorrow. Bethesda and Id Software have revealed that this latest update for Doom brings two new multiplayer modes, new demons, and more. A bunch of Hell-themed content for the SnapMap level creation tool is included in this update as well. A short video has been released online which details what you can expect from this update.

Doom With Vulkan API Aims For Higher Performance
Bethesda has officially announced that Doom can now be rendered with the Vulkan graphics API (what is Vulkan?), in addition to the regular OpenGL option. Vulkan is an open source high-performance graphics API that was designed specifically to cater to modern games and Doom will be the first AAA high-performance app to use the API in production. More games and engines will definitely follow…

Bethesda 3D Prints A Life-Sized Version Of The B.F.G.
For gamers who have played games like Quake and Doom, chances are you are probably familiar with the game’s B.F.G., which is short for “Big Fragging Gun”, or “Big F***ing Gun”, or in the (terrible) Doom movie, “Big Force Gun”. Now for those who wonder how would such a gun handle in real-life, wonder no more.

DOOM Offering Free Playable Demo For 1 Week
The latest version of DOOM has received mixed reviews. There have been several complaints by gamers with regards to the game’s multiplayer feature, although a recent update should hopefully address any problems. That being said, it is understandable if this has put some games off from  buying the game.

DOOM Multiplayer Update Brings Several Improvements
The latest DOOM multiplayer update brings several improvements to the online gameplay experience. A post on the Bethesda community forums has confirmed that id Software has rebalanced some of the multiplayer weapons in this latest update. These weapons include the Chaingun, Combat Shotgun, and Rocket Launcher. The multiplayer update also reduces the wait time between matches.

Gamer Beats DOOM’s Hardest Mode In 5 Hours
According to the folks at id Software, they said that back in April, no one in the company has managed to beat DOOM’s Ultra Nightmare mode yet. Given that they are the developers and should pretty much know the game inside out, it sounds like the Ultra Nightmare mode will indeed prove to be a nightmare for gamers attempting it.