Doom Eternal speedrun world record squeezes under 40 minutes

Doom Eternal speedrun world record squeezes under 40 minutes

Speedrun.com opened rankings for Doom Eternal speedruns today, and even though Eternal came out only 10 days ago, the early results are bonkers. The current world record run is 39 minutes and 50 seconds (without loading screens) with Distortion2 at the...
If you miss the pistol in Doom Eternal, there’s a way to access it

If you miss the pistol in Doom Eternal, there’s a way to access it

Honestly, I was a little relieved that Doom Eternal did away with the classic Doom starter pistol. While its 2016 iteration was pretty useful, what with its infinite supply of ammo, going straight to the shotgun felt right, and besides, you don’t need infinite...
HDR in Doom Eternal is hell, and not in a good way

HDR in Doom Eternal is hell, and not in a good way

Doom Eternal is out, and while it shipped without support for real-time ray tracing, the developers did implement an HDR toggle. The only problem is, HDR appears to be partially busted at the moment. Over on Reddit, there’s a growing thread on the topic. The...
Doom Eternal speedruns are already clocking in under 90 minutes

Doom Eternal speedruns are already clocking in under 90 minutes

I shouldn’t be surprised that people are finishing the fastest shooter on the block even faster than I imagined. Doom Eternal speedruns are already clocking in under two hours, with these runs from BloodThunder and CreeperHntr shaving an extra 30 minutes off. ...
Doom Eternal roars past 100,000 concurrent users on Steam

Doom Eternal roars past 100,000 concurrent users on Steam

Doom Eternal came out today—you may have heard something about that—and it’s off to what can conservatively be called a pretty good start, surpassing 100,000 peak concurrent users on Steam (104,727 at the moment), and 115,000 viewers on Twitch. That puts Doom...