Doom (2016) Latest News
Bethesda and id have really started to enjoy their surprises, and they’re not making exceptions for QuakeCon. They used the stage to announce an early release for Doom’s first DLC pack, Unto the Evil, a full day earlier than scheduled.
I know we generally cover video games here at GameWatcher--PC games, at that--but this one is too weird not to share. Doom is getting a board game adaptation courtesy of the folks at Fantasy Flight Games. Yes, you and your friends can live out the epic war of marines versus the forces of Hell from the comfort of your own gaming table.
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It tookonly two days to complete Doom’s Ultra-Nightmare mode.
Nightmare mode will be familiar to id Software fans, where the game is the same as it is on hard (in regards to the health and strength of enemies) except enemies respawn after they are killed. Ultra-Nightmare ramps the difficulty up even further by giving players only one life. If you die in Ultra-Nightmare mode, the game simply ends.
OpenGL and Direct3D have been around for so long, but it appears a new competitor has entered the ring, and this guy is powerful.
Vulkan is a new type of graphics API, basically, it’s a lot faster than OpenGL/Direct3D because it’s incredibly efficient. id Software worked with Nvidia to get this API working properly in Doom, and it’s very clear what the result of that work is.