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

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. If DOOM is anything to go by, the answer is an emphatic yes. Continue reading Games Review: DOOM (Switch, 2017): Non-stop demon destruction, now in your pocket

Video Games Impressions: Quake Champions (PC, 2016) feels like a welcome home

Quake Champions is id Software’s return to the 90’s multiplayer shooter genre that has traditionally been one of their strongest suits. Now in early access, it is both a throwback to the kind of multiplayer shooter that id invented and a clarion call to everyone else with a game in this suddenly resurgent genre — there’ll be no more of this cartoony shit. Daddy’s home and in this house, gibs are how we show affection. Continue reading Video Games Impressions: Quake Champions (PC, 2016) feels like a welcome home

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

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

Video Games Review: DOOM (PS4, 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. It took the game only a few minutes to start putting those misgivings to rest. Continue reading Video Games Review: DOOM (PS4, 2016)