Watch Ten Minutes of DOOM Footage From Bethesda's E3 Conference | Broken Joysticks

Jun
14

Watch Ten Minutes of DOOM Footage From Bethesda’s E3 Conference

Bethesda opened up their E3 press conference with a whole bunch of blood and guts with not one but two gameplay demos for their upcoming reboot of Doom. It is clear from the on stage presentation that this version of Doom won’t feature some of the shooter staples that have developed over the past decade – like regenerating health. Instead what we get is a pretty straightforward shooter that focuses on gory impact and over powered weapons.

As for what weapons we saw on stage – the double barreled “super shotgun” returns from earlier entries, as done a large chain gun and the gruesome limb removing chainsaw. Finishing moves were also front and center during Doom’s E3 presentation. The player character was able to crush skulls in with their hands, stomp on their foes and in one instance removing a dead NPC’s hand for to unlock a fingerprint scanner protected door.

The first demo shown on stage seems very similar to the pre-alpha demo shown during last year’s QuakeCon.

Check out the footage in the embedded player below.

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Update: Footage of the second demo has now surfaced

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