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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
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  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 25, 2021
    10
    Battlemode matchmaking is super jank. The rest of the game is a masterpiece of gameplay.
  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 29, 2021
    10
    Father of the FPS genre came and took his crown again. At first look you think this game is too similar to Doom 2016 but oh boy you are wrong.Father of the FPS genre came and took his crown again. At first look you think this game is too similar to Doom 2016 but oh boy you are wrong. ID Software took another step in the right direction and made the game more satisfying, worth to invest time on beating hard modes. The more you play, the more you'll RIP AND TEAR. Expand
  4. Mar 28, 2021
    10
    Don't whine about the game, don't whine about the game being too hard, and especially don't hate on the others for not being able to completeDon't whine about the game, don't whine about the game being too hard, and especially don't hate on the others for not being able to complete the combat loop's. #RipAndTear #NeverGiveUp #ShootEmUntilTheyDie Expand
  5. Apr 2, 2020
    10
    Masterpiece. That’s it Amazing campaign Great multiplayer Stellar attention to detail Great graphics Constant updates and rich with content
  6. Mar 27, 2020
    9
    Мне понравилось абсолютно всё, кроме завышенных системных требованиях при такой графикеМне понравилось абсолютно всё, кроме завышенных системных требованиях при такой графике
  7. May 24, 2021
    0
    bu oyuna katlanılmaz çok sıkıcı orta ayarlarda oynamama rağmen ölüp duruyorum finala 1 görev kaldı eğer bu görevi başarırsam mutluluktanbu oyuna katlanılmaz çok sıkıcı orta ayarlarda oynamama rağmen ölüp duruyorum finala 1 görev kaldı eğer bu görevi başarırsam mutluluktan ölecem Expand

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