Published: Mon, June 11, 2018
Electronics | By Kelly Massey

Doom Eternal is promising more Doom, but bigger, better, and more hellish

Bethesda has developed a real talent for bringing back old franchises that were otherwise thought dead and buried. It captures the essence of what made the classic Doom games touchstones of their day, and translates it to suit modern palates with impressively rendered hellscapes and a steady influx of tantalizing upgrades.

Bethesda Softworks and id Software announced Doom: Eternal for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC during its E3 2018 press conference. Now that Doom finally has the flagship relaunch it needed, it's time for a sequel. The trailer's backdrop was that of a desecrated metropolitan city overcome by necrotic tentacles and debris. Many shooters chase the thrill Doom delivers, but few are as potent in their execution. The sequel will feature a hell-on-Earth setting with twice as many demons as its predecessor. Hell on Earth was, of course, promised as well.

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More details will be revealed at QuakeCon in August. We'll update with more info - including which systems it'll be on - once we have it.

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