Here's Doom Eternal in Nightmare mode

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Here's Doom Eternal in Nightmare mode

Word of warning: the above video may cause you to grind your teeth into dust. It's footage of Doom Eternal in Nightmare mode, captured by YouTuber TheSpudHunter, and needless to say it's extremely fast and almost intolerably anxiety inducing. There's an Archvile in there (a seemingly very bullet-spongy one), a bunch of those new Gargoyle things, and almost as an afterthought: a Cyberdemon.

Anthem seasons are being dropped as BioWare pledges to 'reinvent' the game

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Anthem seasons are being dropped as BioWare pledges to 'reinvent' the game

It came to light last week that the holiday decorations are still up in Anthem, taken by many as evidence that BioWare had fully abandoned its big bomb multiplayer shooter. In reality, it was intentional: The studio announced in January that it was extending the holiday event through February, and that two new Icetide armor sets were being added. Carrying a 2019 seasonal event through February 2020 isn't normal, but it wasn't the signal that BioWare had walked away from the project that some took it to be.

Spec Ops: The Line developer receives undisclosed investment from Tencent

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Spec Ops: The Line developer receives undisclosed investment from Tencent

It's only the second month of 2020, but gaming giant Tencent has taken another step toward expanding its investments into game studios of all shapes and sizes. Earlier this year Tencent partnered with Platinum Games to help the studio fund its self-publishing efforts, and it also announced plans to acquire Conan Exiles developer Funcom entirely. And now, Berlin-based Spec Ops: The Line developer Yager has received an undisclosed investment from Tencent, though it will reportedly retain its independence.

A glitch is preventing some Windows 7 PCs from shutting down or rebooting

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A glitch is preventing some Windows 7 PCs from shutting down or rebooting

Some users who are still clinging to Windows 7 report they are suddenly unable to shut down or reboot their PC, with a pop-up message indicating they lack proper permissions for such things. I'm not sure if any of those affected tried asking nicely, but that probably won't work either. Fortunately, there are some workarounds (more on those in a moment).