The First Few Minutes Of The New DOOM

I just installed Doom on my PC. So let’s take a look at the first few minutes of id’s new/old shooter.


This is the intro and opening firefights of the game. There is shooting, there is a shotgun, there are lots of these melee attacks where you rip limbs off demons and slap them in the skull with them. Note that the fades are just cutting out tutorial menu/pop-up stuff that’s boring.

WARNING: There’s quite a bit of blood on display here, so treat this as NSFW.

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Is there a way to disable the finishers (besides avoiding them entirely)? They really seem to slow down the flow of gameplay by pulling you into a precanned animation for 2 seconds.