The Game Awards 2020 categories and nominees revealed
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The Game Awards 2020 categories and nominees revealed

The Game Awards has revealed the 2020 categories and nominees, which is set to air next month. Six games are competing for the top award. The Game of the Year nominees are Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Doom Eternal, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Ghost of Tsushima, Hades, and The Last of Us Part II. The Game…

Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part One is out now
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Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part One is out now

The first DLC expansion for Doom Eternal, The Ancient Gods Part One, just launched. Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part One is a new single-player chapter available now on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Google Stadia. It does not require the base game, Doom Eternal, which launched back in March. Bethesda announced The Ancient Gods at this year’s Quakecon. The first…

Doom Eternal is now available on Xbox Game Pass
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Doom Eternal is now available on Xbox Game Pass

Doom Eternal is now free on Xbox One with Xbox Game Pass. The latest in the long-running first-person shooter franchise joined the lineup today. Doom Eternal launched earlier this year on Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, and Xbox One. So it’s still a relatively new game as it joins the Xbox Game Pass lineup, and it…

Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part One Gamescom trailer, release date revealed
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Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part One Gamescom trailer, release date revealed

New details for the next chapter of Doom Eternal were revealed today during Gamescom 2020. Bethesda announced a release date for The Ancient Gods Part One and a new trailer. The first of a two-part story expansion, Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part One casts you once again as the Doom Slayer. Players confront an ancient evil that’s ripping and tearing through never-before-seen locations in the Doom universe. Face off against fierce new…

Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods expansion announced
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Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods expansion announced

Bethesda is releasing a new campaign expansion for Doom Eternal called The Ancient Gods. The publisher teased The Ancient Gods at QuakeCon, which is an online-only event this year. We’re told that the expansion picks up where the Doom Eternal campaign left off. Deals Doom Eternal (PC) is on sale for $29.99. Save an additional…

Doom Eternal, The Elder Scrolls Online announced for PS5 and Xbox Series X
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Doom Eternal, The Elder Scrolls Online announced for PS5 and Xbox Series X

Doom Eternal and The Elder Scrolls Online are coming to Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5, Bethesda confirmed today. Players who own or purchase either title on Xbox One or PlayStation 4 will get a free upgrade to the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 versions when those versions are available. Additionally, Bethesda says that it…

The news we missed: Doom Eternal Update, The Smurfs, Capcom Pro Tour 2020
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The news we missed: Doom Eternal Update, The Smurfs, Capcom Pro Tour 2020

Let’s face it. There’s more news each week than we can possibly keep tabs on. Sometimes stories slip through the cracks. Here are some of the stories that we missed this week! Game Announcements The Smurfs French publisher Microids announced that it is publishing a new 3D action-adventure game based on The Smurfs comics. There…

2020 has been a great year for gaming, and the best is yet to come
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2020 has been a great year for gaming, and the best is yet to come

As we spend more time at home, it’s impossible not to feel grateful for video games. Though the release schedule has been altered, 2020 has still been an incredible year for gaming so far. Remarkably, the best may be yet to come. First announced in 2013, Sony finally released the long-promised exclusive Dreams to widespread…

Top 20 PS4 game downloads on PlayStation Store in March 2020
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Top 20 PS4 game downloads on PlayStation Store in March 2020

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is reclaiming its crown. The shooter was once again the top download on PlayStation Store in March. Modern Warfare was the top download of 2019. Ubisoft’s The Division 2 supplanted it in February. This month, The Division 2 dropped to 11th in the PlayStation Store charts. Meanwhile, three newly-released games…

Watch the Doom Eternal launch trailer
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Watch the Doom Eternal launch trailer

It’s about a week until the release of Doom Eternal. That isn’t stopping Bethesda from putting out the game’s launch trailer. “Rip and tear through heaven and hell, featuring more demons, more glory kills, gigantic behemoths, never-before-seen environments and more in id Software’s biggest and most ambitious game to date,” Bethesda says in a news…

Doom Eternal behind the scenes video looks at the game’s soundtrack
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Doom Eternal behind the scenes video looks at the game’s soundtrack

Bethesda is out today with a new behind-the-scenes video for Doom Eternal. The video looks at the game’s heavy metal soundtrack. “We want the whole game to feel like a heavy metal experience,” says Chad Mossholder, the game’s lead audio designer. So the developers at id Software invited a bunch of heavy metal artists to…

Watch the latest Doom Eternal trailer
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Watch the latest Doom Eternal trailer

The second trailer for Doom Eternal dropped earlier this morning, courtesy of publisher Bethesda. The trailer gives players a glimpse at brand-new enemies like the Marauder and the Gladiator and vicious new glory kills. You observe the devastating power of the Crucible weapon and witness what the team at id Software has in store for…

Doom Eternal delayed until March 2020; Doom 64 added as pre-order bonus
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Doom Eternal delayed until March 2020; Doom 64 added as pre-order bonus

Bethesda announced today that Doom Eternal will be delayed until March 20, 2020. “Throughout the development of Doom Eternal, our goal has been to deliver a game that exceeds your greatest expectations across the board,” the publisher said in a statement. “To make sure we’re delivering the best experience — for Doom Eternal to live up to our…

This week’s best game trailers: Gears 5, Watch Dogs Legion, Doom Eternal, and more
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This week’s best game trailers: Gears 5, Watch Dogs Legion, Doom Eternal, and more

Every Saturday, Game Freaks 365 highlights the most interesting and entertaining game trailers of the week from our sister site, Game Trailers 365, which curates video game trailers for everything from indie gems to AAA titles. This week’s best game trailers are heavy on Gamescom 2019 announcements. We have trailers for Gears 5, Call of…

Bethesda details Doom Eternal’s new multiplayer Battle Mode
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Bethesda details Doom Eternal’s new multiplayer Battle Mode

Bethesda has released new details for Doom Eternal‘s all-new 2-versus-1 multiplayer mode. According to Bethesda, Battle Mode features “all the fast, frenetic and ferocious combat that defines Doom‘s single-player.” Players will fight across six unique arenas with five playable demons. You can either play as a “fully-loaded Doom Slayer” or on a two-person team of…

Doom, Doom 2, and Doom 3 are out now on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
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Doom, Doom 2, and Doom 3 are out now on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

This year’s QuakeCon is the “Year of Doom.” In a surprise announcement, the PC classic shooters Doom, Doom 2, and Doom 3 were unveiled for PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. The three games are available now. Doom and Doom 2 retail for $5 apiece. Doom 3 goes for $10. If you’re into mobile gaming,…