fakespyder wrote on Aug 7, 2020, 22:47:
Doom 2016 played great.
Wish there was a demo for Eternal so I could see if I like their changes to combat. The platforming stuff wouldn't bother me.
I can't stand the platforming. There's so much more of it this time around. In 2016 it was minimal and didn't bother me much there, but with Eternal it's too much. Platforming in a FPS is just not fun to me at all.
As for the gameplay, it's pretty much the same except for severe lack of ammo forcing you to switch weapons constantly just for the sake of it and needing to use the chainsaw like every 10 seconds it seems. I found that to be annoying as hell. So what happened to me a lot is I'd need to use a certain weapon that would be the most effective in a certain situation but I couldn't b/c it was out of ammo due to me being forced to switch to something else from running out of other things so fast. Such a bad design. It doesn't keep you from finishing the game, but it's still odd and frustrating.
The game looks very good and the new items and enemies added are pretty cool as well as all the throwbacks and Easter eggs. But the ammo issue and platforming really killed it for me making it a pretty big disappointment. I played to about half way through the 4th level and stopped and haven't played it since it came out in March. I should not have bought the deluxe edition, but I did. They really do need a demo. Next time I'll be waiting a bit instead of jumping on it day one.