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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: 40 out of 41
  2. Negative: 0 out of 41
  1. Mar 24, 2020
    100
    Doom Eternal has a lot in common with Doom 2. Both could never dream of matching the surprise or legacy of their immediate predecessor, but they each confidently expand on the historic foundations those games set. Using fast-paced first-person shooting as the framework, each sequel has wildly improved level design, a wider selection of demons to massacre, and a larger arsenal that come together to refine its core identity in the smartest, most respectful ways possible. However, Eternal is more ambitious than its 1994 counterpart, pushing even further and creating one of the best first-person shooters ever made in the process. The Doom Slayer has faced many nightmarish opponents and toppled them all, yet his greatest victory might be slaying the impossibly high expectations set by his genre-defining precursors.
  2. Mar 23, 2020
    95
    Doom Eternal is not only a superb shooter, but carries the DNA of some of the best works by Id Software, and takes the studio back to the good old days of the 90s.
  3. Mar 28, 2020
    92
    Doom Eternal aspires to become the best shooter of this generation thanks to its frenetic and addictive gunplay and its incredible soundtrack, which together with the design of its settings and its multitude of secrets, brings the saga to its greatest exponent.
  4. Mar 17, 2020
    90
    DOOM Eternal delivers one of the best FPS campaigns of all time. The way it weds fast-paced, sensational action with gratifying platforming makes for a single player experience that will be remembered as one of the PS4's very best. And with a smooth frame rate to boot alongside the phenomenal feeling of handling any one of the game’s weapons, id Software has truly outdone itself. DOOM Eternal is outstanding.
  5. Mar 19, 2020
    90
    DOOM Eternal has raised the bar of the first-person combat genre and has done it in ways that only id could pull off. The developers took time constructing a game loop of carnage and mayhem while pushing the skills of the player and providing them with all the tools needed to survive. It comes down to great game design, and I’m so happy to have experienced it. There’s a light at the end of all this death and destruction, but getting it isn’t easy. DOOM Eternal takes the player on a journey, and it’s one that I didn’t want to end. There’s no point in denying that this is a must-play title.
  6. Mar 27, 2020
    80
    Although its multiplayer is a little underpowered, Doom Eternal’s challenging campaign is a reminder — as was its 2016 sibling — that old school mayhem fueled by adrenaline and alien guts still packs a wallop of fun. The game’s story is a bit too convoluted and portentous and its platforming is over-exacting sometimes to the point of momentum-halting frustration, but it’s hard not to recommend Doom Eternal to fans of shooters from any era.
  7. Mar 19, 2020
    70
    There’s something primal and thrilling to id Software’s further embrace of video-gamey conventions.

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  1. Negative: 46 out of 235
  1. Mar 20, 2020
    10
    Excelente juego y un homenaje tremendo a este legendaria saga, acción y heavy metal a montones.
  2. Mar 27, 2020
    10
    *I love this game, these are two nitpicks*
    The only complaint I have for this game is that guns are pickups, unlike Doom 2016 and that
    *I love this game, these are two nitpicks*
    The only complaint I have for this game is that guns are pickups, unlike Doom 2016 and that there's some 3 second cutscenes here and there that kind of interrupt the flow but it really doesn't matter.

    I see a lot of people here that haven't played the whole game, yet still leave a review which if I find really **** retartded.
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  3. Mar 20, 2020
    10
    Потрясающий шутер! С выхода игры провёл в ней около 9-ти часов и нет ни одной серьёщной претензии, максимум - небольшие придирки. Суммарно -Потрясающий шутер! С выхода игры провёл в ней около 9-ти часов и нет ни одной серьёщной претензии, максимум - небольшие придирки. Суммарно - это лучший шутер на данный момент практически по всем пунктам: начиная просто фантастического ганплея и заканчивая сочной картинкой . Всем рекомендую! Expand
  4. Mar 28, 2020
    9
    I like 2016 more than Eternal because this one had some annoying things in it:
    -Requires Bethesda.net account on all platforms. No thanks. I
    I like 2016 more than Eternal because this one had some annoying things in it:
    -Requires Bethesda.net account on all platforms. No thanks. I get it's not big deal, but I already have a hundred other accounts, I don't need another one. Even on PS4, everyone has a PSN account, why do we need to make a new one?
    -The Marauder enemy. He's quite annoying to deal with at first, at least on the harder difficulties.
    -Battlemode: Did anyone ask for this? 2016's multiplayer was great, I was expecting a new version of that, but oh well...

    Overall, the graphics, gameplay, and sounds were on point; the game is a lot of fun.
    The soundtrack is also really great, but it does not beat the craziness from 2016.
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  5. Mar 22, 2020
    9
    So far I've seen several bad reviews here for a game that enjoyed a lot so I thought I'd add some of my commentary on the game. I'm a DoomSo far I've seen several bad reviews here for a game that enjoyed a lot so I thought I'd add some of my commentary on the game. I'm a Doom fan, though not a fanboy to the point I'll suck the game off and ignore it's flaws. It's not a flawless game but it's a pretty damn good one, the best in the series for that matter. It deviates a lot from the Doom 2016, adding a lot more mobility and weapons. Essentially the Doom Slayer is given several new abilities each of them a more than welcome addition. Though I feel like the most welcome addition is the increased usage of the chainsaw. Ammo is something that is a bit more seldom than the previous games. Before you could simply sweep an entire level with the same weapon and call it a day but now you have to switch around and think fast in the middle of battle on which weapons you should use. I never really came across a point in time where I had no ammo, if you're lacking in ammo you simply chainsaw some fodder. You also have some increased mobility so you can be on the move a lot more. Since that's what made the previous games so good it's a welcome addition. Though I feel the biggest hinderance this game has is the platforming. Now in between firefights you'e usually given a platforming section. It's not horrendous but it's a bit out of place to say the least. It does take a lot away from the atmosphere and vibe of the game. But I feel like what makes this game best is the spectacle. Before you were tied to the same planet and space station now you're traveling between dimensions to these massive hellscapes littered with titans and mechs. The game also tries to build up some lore to the Doom world but it's entirely optional while it is sometimes shoved in your face. Overall if you enjoy Doom or FPS' in the slightest you'll love this game. Expand
  6. Mar 29, 2020
    6
    Dark souls meets halo blablabla.

    Playing on normal mode you will die so many times because they use cheap tactics to make you stop run n
    Dark souls meets halo blablabla.

    Playing on normal mode you will die so many times because they use cheap tactics to make you stop run n gunning even tho doom is a run n gun game. Game just didn’t hAve that wow factor 2016 had. It’s like they just took 2016’s game and beefed it up , it doesn’t feel like a part two. Then they add all the events to try to keep players playing after the story, give it 2 weeks this game will (already ) be old news . Next!
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  7. Mar 30, 2020
    0
    2 out of 10: They amped up the difficulty to unreasonable levels, turning this into an unfunny slaughter-fest. You can't survive attacks2 out of 10: They amped up the difficulty to unreasonable levels, turning this into an unfunny slaughter-fest. You can't survive attacks because you're in the middle of an unblockable crossfire every time combat starts, and they've hosed the player by not providing nearly enough health, armor, and ammo considering how many monsters they pour at you through a firehose. I played this game for five hours and quit, realizing there's no curve for improvement -- only frustration. You need to be a 13-year-old Ritalin freak to excel at this boondoggle. Bethesda ruined a fun game, for no discernible reason. I'm the fool who paid for it before deleting it, so I guess they win in the end. Expand

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