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id Software's DOOM reboot gets May 13th release date

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Bethesda has announced that the DOOM reboot finally has a release date. The game will be released for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on the 13th May, 2016 - and yes, that date falls on a Friday. The DOOM collector’s edition and the Demon Multiplayer pack pre-order bonus have also been announced, along with a new trailer.

Rumor: Id Software's Doom Reboot releases on 30th June, 2016

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Here's another potential release date leak for you. Id Software's upcoming DOOM reboot is said to be releasing across all platforms on the 30th June, 2016 according to a listing from Amazon's French site (Spotted by MasterGamer24680). That makes this the third release date leak in two days, with Mafia III and Homefront: The Revolution leaking yesterday.

DOOM video showcases “push forward” multiplayer combat‏

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Id Software's upcoming DOOM reboot features what the developer calls “push-forward combat”. That is a slightly silly way of saying the game is really, really fast.

Publisher Bethesda has released a developer commentary video on the game's multiplayer mode, showing off not just the breakneck pace, but also some of the special power-ups you'll be able to grab.

Bethesda showcases DOOM's SnapMap level editor

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Bethesda's upcoming DOOM reboot sadly won't feature full modding support, but it will at least come with a rather nifty level editing tool called SnapMap.

Essentially, this bit of kit allows players to quickly slot together levels to play in co-op and multiplayer, or, if you're not the creative type, search a content hub for the best community offerings.

Doom reboot won't support modding outside its SnapMap tool

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Id Software's upcoming Doom reboot won't support modding outside of its SnapMap editor tool, publisher Bethesda has revealed. The company's marketing VP Pete Hines outlined some of what SnapMap is capable of in an interview with GameTrailers, and though it sounds like a fairly complex tool, it's not as wide-ranging as the mod community might hope.

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