Doom Eternal’s Most Exciting New Weapon Is a Game Changer

Doom Eternal’s QuakeCon gameplay reveal proved it’s doing far more than just more of the same. Destructible demons and a deeper story quickly set it apart from 2016’s Doom reboot, but the most exciting thing for me was its new tools for even faster movement.

The Doom Slayer now has a rechargeable dash, can climb some walls, and even bust through other ones. The crown jewel, however, is the new Super Shotgun, which comes equipped with a grappling hook called the Meat Hook that lets you pull yourself toward demons. It’s an incredibly fun looking addition to your arsenal, and one developer id Software tells me is a game changer.

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