6:45pm PT by Patrick Shanley
'Doom Eternal' Brings Blood-Splattered Gameplay to E3
Go (back) to hell!
Bethesda and id Software on Sunday brought the carnage to E3, debuting gameplay footage for their latest entry in the hellbound first-person shooter Doom franchise, Doom Eternal. It also has a release date: Nov. 22.
Bethesda made Doom Eternal the centerpiece of its press conference, showing off the title on their new streaming technology, Orion, debuting a new trailer for the game and exhibiting gameplay for the crowd gathered at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Those in the theater had a chance to play the game after the showcase.
The studio first teased the game at last year's E3 press conference, signaling a return of the series' main protagonist, affectionately known by fans of the franchise as "Doom Guy."
Doom Eternal serves as a direct sequel to the 2016 series reboot. That entry, titled simply Doom, was well received both critically and commercially, garnering multiple game of the year nominations and selling over 2 million copies on PC alone.