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DOOM 64 to receive a number of visual tweaks

Now you can see what you're killing!

Those who remember playing DOOM 64 back in the day most likely recall it as an extremely dark and hard-to-see experience. The game definitely overdid it in the dim lightning department, and thankfully the team working to bring DOOM 64 to Switch are aware of that. They're working on several visual improvements for the game, including the following.

- options from environmental brightness
- anti-aliasing
- filter options
- field of view
- blood color option

DOOM/DOOM II being updated to include Final Doom, No Rest for the Living, Sigil, and community WADs for free

This is one hell of an update

Some major news about DOOM and DOOM II has been shared during a Bethesda live-stream celebrating the franchise's 26th anniversary. Some big content is coming in the near future, and you can check out the rundown below.

- updates for both DOOM and DOOM II
- Final Doom, No Rest for the Living, and Sigil are coming
- Sigil is a new campaign created by John Romero, creator of DOOM
- community WADs are being added as well, which will be available via an internal storefront for free
- aspect ratio tweaks and 60fps coming

Just incase you're wondering, DOOM WADs contain sprites, levels, and game data. In other words, brand-new content to enjoy in DOOM or DOOM II!

DOOM 25th anniversary PowerA Enhanced Wireless Controller for Switch available to preorder internationally

DOOM, headshot!

Play your favorite Nintendo Switch games like a pro with this officially Licensed POWER A enhanced wireless Controller featuring doom 25 design. Built for comfort during extended gaming sessions, this Bluetooth wireless Controller includes motion controls, mappable advanced gaming Buttons, and standard ergonomic layout. Enjoy up to 30 hours of gameplay with new alkaline batteries (other variables affect playtime) or add your own rechargeable batteries.

Amazon has opened preorders for this controller, which will ship on Nov. 15th, 2019. Grab yours for $50 here.

DOOM Eternal's 'Ice Bomb' weapon revealed

Cold as ice

DOOM Eternal isn't coming out until March 2020, so what do we do until then? Looks like we enjoy a drip-feed of information from the game's official Twitter account. Today we get to check out the Ice Bomb, a new weapon in DOOM Eternal that lets you freeze enemies in place.

Doom 64 - Official Announce trailer


Get DOOM 64 for free when you pre-order DOOM Eternal.

Returning after 22 years, the cult classic DOOM 64 is coming to modern platforms. Available 03.20.2020 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Pre-order DOOM Eternal for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 or PC before March 20, 2020 and you’ll also receive DOOM 64 as a free digital download when DOOM Eternal launches! DOOM 64 will also be included free with preorders of DOOM Eternal for Nintendo Switch, which will be released at a later date.

Fight through demonic hordes, hunt down the Mother of Demons, and stop Hell's invasion as you battle through more than 30 action-packed levels. Be on the lookout for classic weapons and secrets to help you put an end to the demonic threat.

IGN Video - Doom: Annihilation Review

Boring action, uninteresting characters, and a permeating sense of cheapness make Doom: Annihilation hard to watch.

DOOM Eternal to be demoed at EGX 2019, panel announced as well

Eternally greatful

Bethesda is bringing a one-two punch of DOOM Eternal to EGX 2019. The company has revealed that DOOM Eternal will be on display for all to see at their booth, which will allow show-goers to give the game a shot. Along with the hands-on session, Bethesda will be running a DOOM panel as well. Specifics on the panel haven't been shared, but you can bet there will be some DOOM Eternal talk.

Masters of DOOM gets its leads actors and director

Getting closer to filming

Masters of DOOM, the book that's soon being turned into a TV show, has found its lead roles. Eduardo Franco (Booksmart) and Patrick Gibson (The OA) are set as the leads for David Kushner’s nonfiction book that chronicles the history of id Software and the creation of DOOM. On top of that, Rhys Thomas (Documentary Now!, Saturday Night Live) has been picked up as the director of the show.

DOOM Classic and DOOM II update available, includes audio, performance, and lighting improvements, DOOM Eternal skins bonus detailed

The way they were meant to be experienced

Bethesda has confirmed that the previously-detailed DOOM Classic and DOOM II patches are now available. The patches for both games aim to improve in-game lighting and audio to match the originals, as well as add game performance improvements. On top of that, linking your Slayers Club account in-game will earn you unique skins for use in DOOM Eternal at launch.

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