Doom Launch Trailer Lays Waste To Everything In Sight

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Doom (coming out on May 13 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One) takes the name of the original seminal release. Does it have the same visceral FPS action? Check out the game's launch trailer and see for yourself.

Fast-paced action, deadly weapons, and fierce demons – it's all there in the trailer.

For more on Doom, check out this previous live-action trailer and read up on some pricing details for its DLC. Also check out stories from our cover-story hub via the banner below.

Is This What Forza’s Really About? Impressions Of The Forza: Apex Beta

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Is This What Forza’s Really About? Impressions Of The Forza: Apex Beta

Forza Motorsport 6: Apex is Microsoft and developer Turn 10's series introduction on PC, albeit in a free-to-play format that culls Xbox One's Forza 6 into something more bite-sized than fans or the franchise deserves. The game is in open beta at the moment, and I tried it, which led me to question if this is really what Forza is all about.

Apex features 12 Tour races where you earn medals based not just on how well you do, but if you knock out certain objectives. So you may have an absolute hot rod in your stable, but if you can't race it without the racing line, for instance, you're going to miss out on that extra medal. Earning and showing off your medals to your friends is what Apex is all about. Since it doesn't have traditional multiplayer – only asynchronous multiplayer – the best you can do is make sure you have more medals and better times than anyone else. It's not just a curious choice, it's a downright bad one that doesn't represent Forza nor give anyone playing Apex any joy.

Persona 5's Release Date Only Covers Japan, But We Can All Watch A Cool Trailer

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Persona 5's Release Date Only Covers Japan, But We Can All Watch A Cool Trailer

We don’t normally cover Japanese release dates, but this one might have some implication for our readership. This morning, Atlus finally announced when Persona 5 will be out in Japan, meaning the game is on track to be completed very soon (if not already).

The game lands on September 15. Given how long RPGs take to complete, it might as well be going toe-to-toe with Final Fantasy XV, which is out on September 30.

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Persona 5's Release Date Only Covers Japan, But We Can All Watch A Cool Trailer

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Persona 5's Release Date Only Covers Japan, But We Can All Watch A Cool Trailer

We don’t normally cover Japanese release dates, but this one might have some implication for our readership. This morning, Atlus finally announced when Persona 5 will be out in Japan, meaning the game is on track to be completed very soon (if not already).

The game lands on September 15. Given how long RPGs take to complete, it might as well be going toe-to-toe with Final Fantasy XV, which is out on September 30.

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The New Shadow Of The Beast Will Include The Original As An Unlockable

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The New Shadow Of The Beast Will Include The Original As An Unlockable

Shadow of the Beast is an upcoming PlayStation 4 re-imagining of a 1987 Amiga game of the same name. As a way of paying tribute to the original, it will be included as an unlockable bonus.

The original is notoriously difficult, so the developer Heavy Spectrum has included a version of the game that offers endless continues. That option can be turned off though, for the purists, though. In the blog announcing the inclusion of the original game, Heavy Spectrum CEO and founder Matt Birch also revealed that  the game's original soundtrack can be unlocked for use in the new game, once you gain enough mana.

For more on the Shadow Of The Beast, head here to see the game in action, and see a little bit of the original, if you're unfamiliar.

Kathy Rain Is Noir With 90s Flare, And You Can Try It Free

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Point-and-click adventures are back, with revamped classics like Grim Fandango and new additions like Telltale’s impressive stable. Because of the genre’s resurgence, developers are experimenting with period pieces featuring aesthetics that fit the setting.

The latest of these, Kathy Rain from Clifftop Games and Raw Fury, is out tomorrow. And if you’re not sure if it’s up your alley, you've got a chance to take it for a spin.

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The Force Awakens' Cast Returns In All-New Lego Star Wars Missions

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Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens predictably tells the story of the film, with the whimsical humor that TT Games' Lego titles are known for. When we visited TT Fusion a few months ago for our cover story, we were surprised to learn the studio also had the go-ahead from Lucasfilm to create canonical new story missions that show what happened before the film started. A new trailer has been released, showing off some of these missions, as well as the announcement that the movie's cast has recorded new dialogue exclusive to the game. If you've ever wanted to hear Harrison Ford say, "Wookiee cookie," this is your lucky day.

Here's a rundown of the new story content that's coming to the game on June 28, with descriptions straight from Warner Bros.

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Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor Is Space Diablo With Destructible Environments

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While Space Marines get all the attention in most Warhammer 40K games, Neocore Games is looking to give another faction of Imperial servants their due. The upcoming Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor Martyr focuses on (as you might have suspected), members of the Inquisition.

Unlike Space Marines, which are the Emperor’s fist among the stars, Inquisitors are the investigators. They are the detectives, wielding Imperial authority to commandeer, detain, and eliminate Xenos and Chaos threats.

When an Imperial world is deemed to corrupted, it is the Inquisitors who order an “Exterminatus,” wiping all life from the surface. And in Inquisitor Martyr, you will play one of these secretive agents.

The Natives Are Restless In Fallout 4's Far Harbor DLC Trailer

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The Natives Are Restless In Fallout 4's Far Harbor DLC Trailer

A missing woman surfaces all kinds of conflict in this island off the coast of Maine, and you're back on the case in this new trailer for Fallout 4's Far Harbor DLC.

As the sickly green pallor suggests, the island has high levels of radiation, which naturally brings out stronger-than-normal enemies as well as the Children of Atom cult.

Fallout 4's Far Harbor DLC comes out on May 19th for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC for $24.99 (unless you have the season pass).

Watch The New Dangerous Golf Trailer Wreck The Place

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Forget the country clubs (and the clubs themselves, actually), hushed announcers, and the tidy greens, because the first Dangerous Golf trailer is live, and it's here to wreak havoc.

The game isn't a golf game at all, really, but rather an excuse to destroy a number of preset environments and skillfully work out how to do so garnering the most points possible. And as the developers at Three Fields Entertainment (the minds behind the Burnout series) have told us, this video sample is just the tip of the iceberg.

For more on Dangerous Golf (coming out via download on PS4, Xbox One, and PC June 3), check out my hands-on impressions of some of the title's early boards.