There’s a brand new video out in the present day showcasing among the weapons you’ll have on supply in upcoming FPS game Shadow Warrior 3. While it doesn’t showcase any of the largest, strangest stuff, we do get a way of how even essentially the most fundamental armaments in Lo Wang’s equipment have improve choices that change the best way they work and the sorts of injury they dish out. And gosh this looks a hell of loads like Doom Eternal.

The trailer exhibits off three firearms: there’s the Crimson Bull grenade launcher, the Outlaw revolver, and the Sidekicks – a pair of SMGs that every take two magazines which are joined with a series like nunchaku. For good measure, the video wraps up with some swipes from the Dragon Tail katana, and as we’ve heard earlier than, Shadow Warrior 3 encompasses a “dedicated katana button.”

This is all effectively and good, however every weapon (save for the sword) additionally will get a spread of upgrades, a few of that are proven within the video under. For the Crimson Bull, there’s the Sucker Punch improve, which provides a late-arming tracker to the grenade projectiles, letting you arc them round to hit enemies within the again or from under. The Outlaw has an Igniter improve that provides incendiary injury, in addition to a ‘Poppin’ Heads’ improve that does precisely what it says on the tin.

Here’s the video:

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Shadow Warrior 2 launched elemental injury modifiers to weapons, and that may be seen within the Paralyzer improve for the Sidekicks, however what actually stands out on this (and the remainder of the current movies of Shadow Warrior 3 gameplay) is how a lot this motion feels like an homage to Doom Eternal.

This is by no means a foul factor, a minimum of so far as we’re involved – Doom Eternal was our game of the year in 2020, thanks in no small half to its fixed push to make use of its arsenal of destruction in inventive methods whereas on the transfer. Doom Eternal is about managing threats and improvising with the setting on the fly, and Shadow Warrior 3 – a minimum of within the promotional gameplay footage – looks to be aiming for exactly that form of motion.

The Shadow Warrior 3 launch date will likely be someday this 12 months.

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