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  • Summary: DOOM Eternal is the direct sequel to 2016's DOOM. Developed by id Software, DOOM Eternal delivers the ultimate combination of speed and power, along with the next leap in push-forward, first-person combat. As the DOOM Slayer, you’ll return to take your vengeance against the forces of Hell.DOOM Eternal is the direct sequel to 2016's DOOM. Developed by id Software, DOOM Eternal delivers the ultimate combination of speed and power, along with the next leap in push-forward, first-person combat. As the DOOM Slayer, you’ll return to take your vengeance against the forces of Hell. Set to an all-new pulse-pounding soundtrack composed by Mick Gordon, you fight across dimensions as you slay new and classic demons with powerful new weapons and abilities. [Bethesda] Expand
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  1. Positive: 58 out of 61
  2. Negative: 0 out of 61
  1. Mar 22, 2020
    100
    The result is a dozen levels that span an incredibly diverse range of locations that eclipse everything you can see in DOOM (2016) in just the first couple hours. Double jump, dash, and wall climbing create the opportunity for platforming puzzles and sprawling worlds that the developers have maximized to their full potential.
  2. Mar 27, 2020
    95
    If you loved DOOM 2016 I think you’re are going to love DOOM Eternal. It takes the best parts of 2016 and somehow finds a way to improve on them. Throw in some amazing easter eggs, new enemy types, movement mechanics and level design and you have a formula for amazing. Sure it’ll take a level or so to figure out this new combat rhythm but once you find it, you’ll never want to go back.
  3. Mar 17, 2020
    94
    Doom Eternal is a ceaseless, panicked nightmare that pushes you to point and click with more skill and style than ever before.
  4. Mar 17, 2020
    90
    DOOM Eternal is an fast-paced, gory and excellent game. The weapons feel great, the new systems and gadgets make the combat flow even better than the previous game. The levels are bigger and easier to navigate, and when the combat flow hits you nothing is better. Shooting, freezing and blowing up hoards of demons have never been better.
  5. Mar 20, 2020
    90
    Doom Eternal kicks ass. It's smarter than it looks, faster than it looks, and somehow even more fun than it looks. A triumph—except for the platforming.
  6. Mar 17, 2020
    85
    Doom Eternal’s combat encounters are, quite possibly, the best in the genre. Snappy movement, a varied arsenal and executions, alongside a soundtrack that mixes atmospheric synths with pounding drums and devastating downtuned guitars all feed into the game’s trademark frenetic action. There’s unrivaled euphoria in crushing a demon’s head underfoot before moving on to kill hundreds more of his friends in equally brutal ways. Really, the only thing holding Doom Eternal back from reaching its full potential is its platforming which – although improved – take up too much time that could have been spent doing what Doom Eternal does best: letting you shoot the literal Hell out of scores of demons.
  7. Apr 1, 2020
    60
    It can be tedious and exhausting. Its faux angst and exuberance and hellstory can be grating. It’s probably a level or two too long. But in the end, there’s something so lovable about Doom Eternal, so endearingly goofy about the gory glory kills, so affectionate in the way a monster looks at me cross-eyed as I shove a blade up through its chin and out of the top of its skull. The conventional wisdom is that the monsters in this rebooted Doom gameplay are resources, and what I call shortage is just the necessary harvesting of a monster crop. But more to the point, they’re my playmates in this hopped-up jungle gym with its trampolines and swing bars and tunnels. We’re all in this together to make a colorful over-the-top playground with blaring metal music and blazing quick movement and splatter gunplay and chainsawyering. It’s enough to win over even the coldest critical heart.

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  1. Apr 23, 2021
    10
    You should totally buy DOOM Eternal because you will never have more fun playing a video game in your entire life.
  2. Mar 20, 2020
    10
    Эта игра отдельное удовольствие которое выходило за 2020 год. Я бы сказал что игра просто шедевральна на мой вкус. всем рекомендую к покупке))Эта игра отдельное удовольствие которое выходило за 2020 год. Я бы сказал что игра просто шедевральна на мой вкус. всем рекомендую к покупке))
  3. May 26, 2021
    10
    If you want to be a badass and kill demons, look no further. Absolutely awesome gameplay, with enough story to give doomguy a sense ofIf you want to be a badass and kill demons, look no further. Absolutely awesome gameplay, with enough story to give doomguy a sense of personality. But most importantly, you're a badass killing machine. Expand
  4. Mar 2, 2021
    10
    De game neemt alles wat in DOOM 4 werkte en verbetert het gewoon verder, de strijd is sneller, de muziek slaat harder, de plot is dikker en erDe game neemt alles wat in DOOM 4 werkte en verbetert het gewoon verder, de strijd is sneller, de muziek slaat harder, de plot is dikker en er is zoveel meer te weten en te begrijpen, de wereld is groter, rijker met meer verkenning en nieuwe mechanica in termen van gameplay en beweging zelf. Expand
  5. Mar 24, 2020
    10
    This game is a truly arena fps masterpiece,It's everything a Doom fan could have asked for,it's frenetic and challenging,colorful and diverse.This game is a truly arena fps masterpiece,It's everything a Doom fan could have asked for,it's frenetic and challenging,colorful and diverse.
    It beats the previous goat Doom 2016 in every single aspect,level design,difficulty,demon design,bosses,longevity,replayability,better multiplayer mode and most of all,the game has a **** of new features.
    Heck,even the HUD is way better.
    Regarding the graphics part,well it's ages better then the previous game and that's thanks to the new IDTech7 which makes geometry detail wonders especially on pc. The game is the most optimized pc title at the very moment and it runs smooth as hell on every pc,PC MASTER RACE baby.
    Furthermore the game could be compared to a Soul-like game in terms of difficulty when that is set to Ultra Violence or Nightmare level,and that makes the game even funnier with Mick Gordon's soundtrack that basically tells you 24/7 to rip and tear until the end.
    Doom Eternal is my goty 2020 for the very moment,waiting for Cyberpunk 2077 to challenge it.
    Furthermore I have a comment on the negative reviews on this site and regarding this game,don't even bother reading those who gave this game a straight 0,people that give such a low mark to such a game are either retarded or fortnite snowflakes who know nothing about arena fps games and what they are supposed to be like.Give a try to the game and play it more than 10 hours and you will get to see that all the negative reviews here are pointless pile of complacent trash.
    This is all for now,rip and tear brothers and sisters,rip and tear until it's done.
    Thanks ID Software for this masterpiece of a game,the best fps we Doom fans could have ever asked for.
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  6. Mar 23, 2020
    9
    A fantastic evolution of Doom 2016's combat with some caveats.

    1. The chainsaw is mandatory this time. Ammo is restricted and you will need
    A fantastic evolution of Doom 2016's combat with some caveats.

    1. The chainsaw is mandatory this time. Ammo is restricted and you will need to integrate all of your tools into your gameplay and keep them working in synchronicity.

    2. Early in the game the restrictions on ammo feel oppressive. Though this lessons as you get upgrades and more weapons.

    3. Early in the game, you have little freedom in how to deal with certain enemies, specifically the cacodemon, for which you have to use a nade into its mouth every time unless you want to spend all of your ammo.

    4. The marauder is terribly designed. He goes completely against the ethos of rip and tear/ forward momentum.

    5. Doom 2016 had a much better visual style, balancing Doom 3's grit with arcade flourishes. Eternal goes too far in the arcade direction.

    Other than the above, the game shines in all areas. The combat is visceral, rewarding and frenetic, the soundtrack is fantastic and the graphics shine. All of the enemies besides the marauder are very well designed and the weapons are satisfying.
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  7. Feb 17, 2021
    0
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. This game is like total **** Brainles killing bad mechanics wtf happend with doom when you had to use a dying lantern on a dark corridor Expand

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