Rise of the Video Game Demo

In the 1990’s, the popular method of distributing a video game was shareware, a business model that blew up within the PC gaming market. It allowed players to receive a portion of a game, free of charge, and then pay a small fee to receive the full version. Developers would encourage their fans to shareContinue reading “Rise of the Video Game Demo”

Bethesda Reveals DOOM Eternal with a Brief Trailer

At Bethesda’s E3 press conference, DOOM Eternal was revealed with a brief tone trailer. Following 2016’s reboot of DOOM, interest in the IP has been elevated, warranting this new sequel. DOOM Eternal will give us ‘Hell on Earth’, a stronger Doom Slayer, even more demons, and everything else you could want from a sequel. In addition to this,Continue reading “Bethesda Reveals DOOM Eternal with a Brief Trailer”

Bethesda Announce DOOM VFR and Fallout 4 VR

Bethesda have announced two VR games that are coming out this year, DOOM VFR and Fallout 4 VR, which will be available on HTC Vive. Though there are few details available right now, both games appear to utilize touch/motion controls. Check out the gameplay trailers above and below. We have known about Fallout 4 being offered on VR for aContinue reading “Bethesda Announce DOOM VFR and Fallout 4 VR”

Our Game of the Year for 2016: DOOM

2016 was unusually contentious among the Gamer Professionals staff when it came to deciding our Game of the Year. Nearly every person had a different pick: only DOOM was nominated more than once. As it was too close to call, we held a runoff vote, which was even closer than the original nomination process. Ultimately,Continue reading “Our Game of the Year for 2016: DOOM”

MiniDoom A Tribute To Doom

If you loved the old school Metroid and Mega Man games, MiniDoom was made for you. This action side scroller game is pretty short, however it holds true to classic Doom with custom made sprites and a nostalgic UI. Everything feels like an accurate re creation of the original game while presenting it in aContinue reading “MiniDoom A Tribute To Doom”

Doom DLC Announced, Free Demo Now Available

Bethesda and id Software have announced the first major DLC for DOOM, titled “Unto the Evil.” This DLC bundle includes three new maps, as well as a new Demon power-up, called the Harvester. New weapons and armor customizations will also be made available. Free DLC will also be released next month. New game types, suchContinue reading “Doom DLC Announced, Free Demo Now Available”

DOOM Review (PC)

Reviewed with a mouse and keyboard at Ultra-Violence (hard) difficulty Id Software’s 2016 reboot of the classic DOOM series is defined almost entirely by one word: badass.  In fact, the dictionary definition for badass should probably be amended to reference this game. Within the first 5 minutes of DOOM’s campaign, you’re already ripping and tearing likeContinue reading “DOOM Review (PC)”

DOOM Multiplayer Beta Announced, New Trailer Revealed

Bethesda has announced that their upcoming first-person shooter, Doom, will have a closed multiplayer beta from March 31st to April 3rd on Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Players who pre-ordered Wolfenstein: The New Order can get access to the closed beta by redeeming their beta code. A new trailer for Doom’s multiplayer was alsoContinue reading “DOOM Multiplayer Beta Announced, New Trailer Revealed”