FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2011 file photo, Todd Howard, center, of Bethesda Game Studios, is joined by members of his team as he accepts the award for game of the year for "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" at Spike TV's Video Game Awards in Culver City, Calif. The publisher of the "Doom," "Fallout" and "Elder Scrolls" video game series is kicking off this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, held June 16-18, 2015, with their first-ever E3 press conference, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2011 file photo, Todd Howard, center, of Bethesda Game Studios, is joined by members of his team as he accepts the award for game of the year for "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" at Spike TV's Video Game Awards in Culver City, ... Calif. The publisher of the "Doom," "Fallout" and "Elder Scrolls" video game series is kicking off this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, held June 16-18, 2015, with their first-ever E3 press conference, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File) (The Associated Press)

Bethesda kicks off Electronic Entertainment Expo with new 'Doom,' 'Fallout 4'

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Bethesda jump started the Electronic Entertainment Expo by showing off the latest installments of "Doom" and "Fallout."

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The video game publisher launched this year's annual video game extravaganza Sunday night with its first-ever E3 press conference at the Dolby Theatre.

The developer showcased scenes from a new edition of the hellish first-person shooter "Doom" and the post-apocalyptic role-playing saga "Fallout 4."

"Fallout 4" director Todd Howard says the game will be released Nov. 10. "Doom" is set for spring 2016.

Bethesda also unveiled the strategy card game "The Elder Scrolls: Legends," a follow-up to the stealthy title "Dishonored," as well as new content for the multiplayer battle game "Battlecry" and the online role-playing game "The Elder Scrolls Online."

E3 runs through Thursday at the Los Angeles Convention Center.