DOOM: Eternal releases today! Developed by id Software and published by Bethesda, DOOM: Eternal is the sequel to DOOM--the reboot of the franchise that released in 2016. In addition to the release of DOOM: Eternal, anyone who pre-ordered the game was given a free copy of DOOM 64, which is returning to modern systems after 22 years on PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PC.
It never feels like it from our perspective here in North America, but gamescom is the world's biggest gaming convention. Attendance averages in the few hundred thousands yearly, dwarfing E3 by multiple times. It's Euro-centricity tends to motivate publishers and developers from the surrounding area to make bigger splashes there. Between August 20th and 24th of this year, we will have out eyes and ears open for the oncoming deluge of game info pouring out of Cologne, Germany.